Question: Dear Jeffrey, I have a couple of questions about prayer. Is it OK to pray in your mind if you are someplace where it is not convenient to do so by speaking the words? Is it wrong to pray with a cap on your head (if you are a man)? Answer: When dedicating the…

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Question: Hello! I read your article about the wearing of the veil by women in the Church. I confess that I was very surprised because I always believed that it was merely a custom — a cultural issue — and that the hair itself was already the veil. But I was convinced by your interpretation…

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Question: I did not realize the churches of Christ practice head covering. The church of Christ in my area doesn’t. I am a Christian, and I attend a Baptist church. I have been saved for five years.  As I have read the Bible, this is one issue that truly has me confused. I have talked to…

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by Bruce Terry Second Edition Christian Messenger Publishers Montezuma Creek, Utah 84534-0220 Published 1983 Foreword Bruce Terry’s exegesis of I Corinthians 11:2-16 is the most thorough and the most objective study of the covering that has come to my attention. Every Christian, man and woman, should read it carefully. I have great respect for Bruce Terry…

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Question: My question, which I could have said, “Yes I know the answer to that” has just made me stop and think. I was talking with a younger man after worship services this morning and we were talking about this: “Are men permitted, scripturally, to wear a covering (hat, etc.) during worship services?” Thank you…

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