Lagos—The General Superintendent of Deeper Life Bible Church, Pastor Williams Kumuyi, has chided ushers who insist ladies must cover their heads before entering the church.
According to Instablog9ja, Kumuyi while recently giving a sermon in a church service described the act as an embarrassment and urged ushers to desist from it.
According to him, “Somebody is coming to our church for the first time. And she happens to be a lady not covering her head. We ask the person to cover her head before coming in. We don’t know whether the person does not even know God.
“We confront her out there before she even enters the church. We don’t know if she does not know how to pray or prophesy. But we impose rules on her.
“If I were the person, I would wonder what kind of church is this? If they treat me like a primary school girl, that will be my last time coming to the church.
The clergyman noted that the dress mode which has now come to be identified with the church is responsible for some women being unattractive to men.
“If I don’t tell you maybe nobody will tell you. There are some wives who dress shabbily and are no longer attractive to the man. There are some single sisters that are not presentable.
“Anybody who is looking for the will of God may not be attracted to them. The Bible says every woman that prayeth or prophesies. The reason why you are covering is either you are praying or prophesying.”
Kumuyi added that because of persistent covering there will be “heat in the hair and it will emit odour.”
Women who practice such according to him, “put themselves in bondage because they never read the word.”