Feel free to add your own additions to the Independent Fundamentalist Baptist Rule Book. 3. Thank you for reading this post. Their services are modeled on the early New Testament church with preaching, praying, and singing without instrumental accompaniment. We also could not wear tight skirts or skirts with slits. The descriptions of the outfits you listed in your discussion, I have never seen in my church, even with the elderly members. Women typically did NOT wear stolas every day but rather they wore them only for special occasions like weddings or other more formal gatherings. Apostolic Co. specializes in pentecostal inspired fashion for the modest women. Amendment – though shalt say amen during service but only if you are male. I think they're not allowed to have short hair. I have seen women group dress like what you're describing but I don't associate them with being a Baptist. Bruce is now a humanist and an atheist. I grew up with kids who were in churches like that one. I remember one of the missionary wives who was married to the man who used to be a division leader in the bus ministry at hac and fbc… and I always thought she looked and dressed so incredibly homely, almost as if she walked straight out of Little House on the Prairie set. Perhaps the question of why do Mennonites dress like that isnât really why Plain men can wear clothing that is similar to worldly men. Bruce pastored Evangelical churches for twenty-five years in Ohio, Texas, and Michigan. It's a bit like listening to Christian music. Even my Southern Baptist Church wasn’t this strict! The Baptist church believes in Baptism only after a person has professed Christ as their Savior. I should know. Girls with skirts longer than knee length also were required to kneel. And there I caught some girls who did't wear panties even when they're dressed up with short dresses and skirts. I donât think this is what the Apostle Paul was saying and I will explain why. He and his wife have six grown children and thirteen grandchildren. He is the man of God who speaks for God. Indoctrinating Evangelical Children: Are You Willing to Die for Jesus? Please be advised that this rulebook is subject to change at the whim of the pastor. Please share your thoughts in the comment section. Thou shalt always obey the speed limit, EXCEPT when the Pastor says it is God’s will that thou shalt go 10-20 miles over the speed limit so as not to miss lunch at camp. There are plenty of ways to dress very modestly, and in style - and I don't mean wearing shirts that are skin tight, or skirts that are thigh high, but I mean pretty, flattering shirts and dresses. All of the above were part of the unwritten code at my Fundy church 40 years ago. 10 Wearing a skirt can be a life-changing decision, but it must be made with the right intentions. Why do religious women often wear long denim skirts? Pentecostal Christianity has more than 700 denominations. No other part of the anatomy (e.g. Must be a cult The first thing that many people think when they see a woman dressed this way and wearing long hair is that they must be involved in some sort of religious cult that makes the women dress and look like Stepford wives. Yes, they do wear their hair long too. Men who are committed to modest dress will sometimes wear those things but they will be selective in what they wear. Fundies forget that God can do a sudden “I have changed my mind” crazy Ivan on them at any moment. Several years ago, my pastor gave some principles for Christian dress. He and his wife have six grown children and thirteen awesome grandchildren. Bruce, you and many of those that comment to your posts are a help to me. 5 Needs Husbands MUST Fulfill For Their Wives. I am still a very committed Christian, but I was thankfully out of the IFB world once I left for college (a secular university). 4. What a list! eyebrow, belly button, tongue) shall be permitted to be pierced. One-time donations can be made through PayPal. (Please note: if thou art truly right with God, the only acceptable team to pull for is Michigan State). Wearing Skirts Easily Adorns A Woman In Modesty. They are conservative in their dress: most women still dress in below-knee-length skirts, and the men wear collared shirts. They will also not wear clothing with labels, removing them from any second hand clothing. Women need not apply and should not study martial arts. Thou can sleep at 11 on Monday night; everyone knows sleep is for fags & queers, not real men. Legs We know you have them. Donations on a monthly basis can be made through Patreon. Maybe you just open yourselves up to the pseudo-Christian garbage that these "pastors" feed to you. He alone is allowed to change his mind. Shop casual, formal or church wear â¦ Way over the edge. Favorite Answer I don't know about Southern Baptists (none that I know of believe that), but I know a lot of Pentecostal people who believe that. Could someone please explain? Thou shalt leave tracts in various and sundry places: the aisles of Walmart, in library books, at the doctor’s office, so that all may know the Good News of the Gospel. Thou shalt believe in pre-millennial rapture unless your pastor believes in post-millennial rapture. Many Pentecostal women â as Dutton is â and some independent Baptist women wear skirts because of their religious convictions. How I struggled to free myself from this oppressive thinking. In my church we go for a modest way of dress in the church but not the way as you had described. The Official Independent Baptist Rulebook, Known in Some Churches as Church Standards. Ug, stupid auto correct. I noticed that Orthodox Jewish women wear them, so do Catholic nuns, some covered Muslim women do too and Baptist/Evangelical and Mormon types wear those long denim skirts too. (Isa. I too is a member of a Fundamental Baptist Church in the Philippines. I didn’t understand the extremes of it and was so glad for makeup, but why yell about it from the pulpit?! Donations are always appreciated. They're very helpful, and they can be applied to male or female, pants or dresses. If your neighbor saw you leaving the Cinemaplex, he wouldn’t know what movie you had watched, leading him to have questions about your faith. Its a blessing I had this opportunity to join in a discussion group like this although its been too long this has been posted but I do believe the time has nothing to do what is important is I am blessed to join such discussion. âThouâ âwaistâ. One thing more , what is inside our hearts is the most important thing to our God. I realize that their main goal is modesty, and that it is very important to them to be modest, and that is completely understandable. “Thou shalt not have more than one hole in each ear” shall be amended as follows: WOMEN ONLY shall be permitted no more than one piercing in the earlobe of each ear. The Book of Peter echoes these sentiments, teaching, âDo not let your adornment be merely outward â arranging the hair, wearing gold or putting on fine apparel â rather let it be the hidden person of the heart, with the incorruptible beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is very precious in the sight of Godâ (1 Peter 3:3-4). This is especially important, since the pastor needs his bodyguard detail rotated every so often. 5. For example, the Bates women wear pants and sleeveless dresses . The Baptism symbolizes the cleansing of sins. How The Devil Tries To Discredit The Word Of God. This is the Christianity of millions of North Americans. You may be surprised to learn that the Bible defines a bare thigh as nakedness! Some churches use a sprinkling of water as Baptism, but most practice full immersion, where the candidate is fully immersed in water.This symbolizes the disciplesâ own â¦ Although I did finally deconvert I resent the years I lost trying to live under these ridiculous guidelines. If they can't support it with Scripture, Primitive Baptists don't follow it. ð, I was brought up in evangelical churches which clung to much of this dogma. Primitive Baptists draw their beliefs directly from the 1611 King James Version of the Bible. As a transgender woman, I find that interesting, to say the least! As such, I encourage ladies to wear dresses or skirts that are no shorter than knee-length when seated. They do not wear flashy clothes, and they tend to keep their social interaction within the IFB. Traditionally, they only sing hymns in their churches and reject the use of drums and recorded music. This is 100% the independent Baptist school I attended. All first-time comments are moderated. This is why I love Jesus. 47:2- 3). If you are a first-time commenter, please read the commenting policy before wowing readers with your words. I am curious why the Ifb doesn’t want Christians to go to the movie theatre? Bruce is now a humanist and an atheist. Yesterday I went to a night party at my friend's house. 3 Reasons Why I Wear Skirts Full-Time. Mini skirts began appearing about the mid-1970s, but many schools instituted length requirements for those, and some teachers carried yardsticks to measure them. Thou shalt leave for camp on Monday morning and return on Saturday afternoon, as thou must be able to give a long, tearful testimony at the church service on Sunday morning (exhaustion is of the devil). Preacherboys should watch it in the college gym; anywhere else is worldly. Is it a kind of a uniform? Thou shalt leave a tract in the restroom after thou hast used it. But, I have a few, from the legendary Dr Bob of Longview: Thou shalt watch football on Monday night. One of my other professors did allow that saying “shoot” was okay, as she was used to people from Ohio saying it! God changes his mind several times in the Bible. A Warning To Christians. Dreamworks/Universal Pictures. The short answer is that going to the movies supported Hollywood. He is his own man and refuses to be tied down or corralled by anything. The clue here is SOME Baptist women, so those who have automatically jumped on the Christian abuse waggon, please take a breath.It is for modesty, and those particular Baptists who do wear long skirts (even to swim in), do so because they believe that is the best way to be modest. Floor-length skirts and dresses were also prohibited. Dutton has worn skirts most of her life, primarily because of her faith. She actually got upset! Copyright © 2021 The Life and Times of Bruce Gerencser – Powered by Flywheel. Do they wear their hair long too? This must be a location style of dress, because I have not seen it either in my church or any other Baptist church I may have visited. A New Generation of Independent Baptists: An Open Letter. If you would like to contact Bruce directly, please use the contact form to do so. Thanks for any input! Some women do wear pants that arenât so bad, and yes, I admit that VERY loose fitting pants are not as revealing, but again, depending on how you move, even those can fit â¦ https://www.nakedpastorstore.com/blogs/news/adoring-pastors. If thou dost sin and eat at a restaurant (due to the slothful disposition of thy wife), then thou shalt leave a tract for the server-never a tip. In Pentecostal churches where women are allowed to wear slacks, the attitude seems to be that women should dress modestly and not give mixed signals with their clothing, makeup, or jewelry. Me, my sisters and mother are all skirtsâ¦ You forgot women wear nice slax pants,so actually,women do not have to wear skirts. Although the Bates family believes in modest dress, they aren't too strict on what their kids wear, according to In Touch Weekly. Wearing short skirts is awesomeâand for more reasons than you might expect. Thou shalt take your wife out to lunch on Friday afternoon; this is your allotted time with her. I am a Baptist woman, and I am not sure what area of the country you are seeing these women. Thou shalt go to KFC on Sundays after services. ? What the fuck is YOUR problem?? I subjected myself to such rules for decades, believing I was obeying God. If she doesn’t approve of this, tough; she should’ve thought of that before she married you. We could literally sit here all day adding “standards” to this; these guys are constantly changing on a whim. We do not want to see them. God Wants There To Be A Distinction Between The Sexes. Another rule for students was that thou shalt not attend the roller skating rink upon threat of expulsion. The Bible. And there are many Baptist Churches too. We also supply denim and skirts, tops and accessories for all occasions. Culottes should follow the same rules as skirts and reach at least 3 inches below the knee and be sufficiently full that we do not see the shape of your legs. Hello! I adhere to short skirts like a religion. But do women have to wear their best clothing â the modern equivalent of the stola every day of their lives? My mom grew up with this rule but never was told why. Russell Crowe in "Gladiator." It was beyond comprehension in my little brain back then. I live in the Northern part of the USA, and they all dress like that in the North Eastern states that I have been to. Truly horrifying. This list also sounds similar to what Adventists practiced. There are a lot more where these came from, lmao ð. After I graduated from that school I didn’t wear a skirt for 2 years at my secular university! Thou shalt be baptized by full immersion in this particular denomination of church, preferably this specific church, otherwise it might have been a false baptism that didn’t take. However, why wear ugly giant flower prints, or denim skirts that have unflattering shapes, or shirts that are 4 sizes too big? Paid It All: The Story Behind The Hymn. 75 Reasons God Is Against Alcohol. Ugh. Thou shalt wear the sweatshirts & caps of your favorite basketball team; they are only evil & worldly if you choose to go to college there. As I once told a liberal congregation, the IFB church I grew up in had an eleventh commandment in their Bibles, “Thou shalt not [fill in the blank].” Sarcasm, yes, however, I swear they half the time they invented it as they went along. If this doesn’t work, she shall make “the Sunday evening edition”, Enjoy everyone! Women should wear skirts because they have the subcutaneous fat to even out the bumps and pull it off succesfully. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Thou shalt study various martial arts disciplines, as these are masculine. Re: Why girls should not wear skirts or dresses - 03-11-2010, 08:55 AM I honestly wonder if any of you "True Christians" have even opened your Bible, or tried to interpret yourself what it says. A Lady Wearing A Skirt Is Easily Identified As A Christian. Also, if you canot do it modestly in culottes, you should rethink doing it at all. I have friends who are Baptist and they maybe conservative but they don't dress like what you're describing. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! BaptistâWhen you hit the local Baptist church, dust off your best polo shirt and slacks, like Jesus wore. Men in the West used to wear skirts in pre-Renaissance times. Going to the movies could also lead to you having a bad testimony before the world. Andrew July 4, 2019 12:58 am Reply to IAmNot5-MinuteCrafts Like,I mean,skirts should only be used in fancy occasions. All of it so true and I laughed out loud at some of them!!! Hope you have a good day. This list sounds alot like the Mennonite Church rule book. The main belief in the Baptist church is Baptism. Short Stories: The Day I Got Busted by the Border Patrol, How the IFB Church Turned My Wife Into a Martyr, Creationist Ken Ham Asks His Disciples to Pray for Me, Ken Ham Approves of Brothers Having Sex With Sisters, Trials and Adversity: It Doesn’t Always Happen to Someone Else, Black Collar Crime: Methodist Pastor John McFarland Charged with Molesting Seven Children, Black Collar Crime: Evangelical Pastor Guillermo Quintanilla Accused of Sexually Assaulting Young Girls, Thou shalt obey all adults at all times if you are a child or teenager, Thou shalt obey your husband at all times is you are a woman, Thou shalt obey your parents at all times, Thou shalt obey the police and government unless the pastor says it is a sin against God to do so, Thou shalt give a faith promise missionary offering, Thou give an offering any time the pastor says God is saying to collect a special offering, Thou shalt attend church every time the doors are open, Thou shalt pray for every meal, but ice cream at Dairy Queen after church requires no prayer, Thou shalt only use the King James Bible — 1611 edition which is really the 1769 revision, Thou shalt only use the Scofield King James Bible, Thou shalt not have long hair (over your ears, collar) if you are a man, Thou shalt not have a block cut hairstyle is you are a man, Thou shalt not have facial hair if you are a man, but if you are a woman you can have facial hair, Thou shalt not have tattoos unless you have prison tats from your life before Christ, Thou shalt not take the hem out of your Levi jeans or alter your clothing in any way so that you look worldly, Thou shalt not wear pants (britches) if you are a woman, Thou shalt not wear shorts, but a woman can wear Baptist shorts — also known as culottes, Thou shalt not expose any flesh if you are a woman, especially your thighs, breasts, or back, Thou shalt only wear dresses with hemlines below the knees if you are a woman, Thou shalt not have any physical contact with the opposite sex if you are unmarried, Thou shalt not have more than one hole in each ear if you are a woman, Thou shalt not pierce any body part except your ear, and then only if you are a woman, Thou shalt not watch TV, but if you are a carnal Christian and must watch TV thou shalt only watch, Thou shalt not go to the movie theater, but using streaming services is okay, Thou shalt always have tracts in your shirt pocket or purse, ready to evangelize at a moment’s notice, Thou shalt drive a car with church advertising stickers, IFB cliches, or Bible verses attached to the bumper, Thou shalt park down the street when visiting the local strip club or whore house lest the pastor know you are there and stay away, Thou shalt not listen to secular music, especially rock music, which is from the pit of hell, Thou shalt not listen to contemporary Christian music (CCM), Thou shalt not drink fermented alcohol — after all, Jesus drank Welchâs grape juice, Thou shalt not cuss, but saying darn, shoot, crap, freaking, and fudge are okay, Thou shalt not date non-Independent Baptist girls or boys, Thou shalt not have any non-Independent Baptist friends, Thou shalt home school your children or send them to a Christian school, Thou shalt only read pastor-approved Christian books, Thou shalt only believe what the pastor says you are to believe, Thou shalt say you have victory over sin, even if you are lying, Thou shalt adhere to the perception is reality rule, Thou shalt send your kids to the same Christian college the pastor went to, Thou shalt leave the church if you commit adultery, get a divorce, or get pregnant outside of marriage, Thou shalt believe everything the pastor says even when you are certain he is lying, speaking evangelistically, or embellishing his illustrations, Thou shalt wear a bra if you are a woman, and it can only be a white, underwire bra, Thou shalt not mix bathe (Baptist for swimming with the opposite sex), Thou shalt not go to amusement parks unless the youth group is going, Thou shalt not show emotion unless praising Jesus from 10:00 am to noon on Sunday or giving a testimony during Sunday evening service, Thou shalt say AMEN during at the appropriate time during the pastor’s sermon, especially when he shouts, pounds the pulpit, or performs gymnastics, Thou shalt not be angry even though the pastor is allowed to be angry, but thatâs because his anger is righteous anger, Thou shalt be for what the pastor is for and against what the pastor is against, because if you donât, a bear might come out of the woods and eat you, Thou shalt ignore any science that contradicts the Bible, Thou shalt never try to fix your own problems because the pastor is the official fixer of all problems, Thou shalt takes notes on the sermon even if the rabbit wanders five miles off the trail or the sermon is incoherent, Thou shalt always tell the pastor what a wonderful sermon he preached, even when you have no idea what he was talking about, Thou shalt always tell Sister Bertha what a wonderful job she did with her off-key rendition of, Thou shalt not use canned (taped) music for music specials. The women at my church including me, dress modern and up to date. Okay, so I talk on various forums, I have been various places, and various churches, but one thing I seem to see in common is that a lot Baptist Women wear certain types of dresses/koulats/skirts. It wasn’t long before I traveled the road to liberal Christian to agnostic atheist. Most of them encourage their members to dress and live modestly, but do not have specific teachings about hair and skirts. Shaking my head, wishing I had gotten out of that place sooo much sooner than we did, you know when I should’ve used my own brain and listened to my gut. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. However, why wear ugly giant flower prints, or denim skirts that have unflattering shapes, or shirts that are 4 sizes too big? This causes many people to wonder why some Christian women wear dresses or skirts and long hair. If fundies really understood this, it would probably scare the shit out of them. Maybe they're not Baptist or they are a break away group of some Baptist Church. The difference in our culture is that women wear dresses and men wear pants, so I believe it's right for me to wear dresses. Actually I could easily see the pussy when they were sitting down. The initial issue that caused the schism among Pentecostals had to do with the proper method of water baptism. Dresses, skirts, and tops on those sites are colorful and stylish, a far cry from the frumpiness one might expect. Addendum: Thousand shalt not even THINK about piercing ANYTHING below the waste! When they do wear short skirts for other people, it just might be to show off in front of other girls, though I do not think that people flaunt miniskirts for that reason, either. Bruce left the ministry in 2005, and in 2008 he left Christianity. Your pastor is burdened for America & hasn’t slept since 1976. In that case, thou shalt work on your bus route until 3 am Monday morning, then get your sorry, lazy ass ready for your theology classes at our bible college that morning. We manufacture and retail long dresses, skirts and modest tops and accessories. Thou shalt not speak in Sunday morning service if thou be a woman, unless you are the soloist and you want to give thanks and praise to Jesus for the wonderful song. And the all important, “Thou shalt not, never, under no circumstances, not even in thought, criticize the pastor.” “God’s anointed,” remember! (And yes, martial arts are ok, even though they originated from Asian sources; we’ll win those yellow devils to Jesus, eventually). * Maybe some can relate to this cartoon from NAKEDPASTOR. The church shall pray for her to get right with her lord (and her pastor). Thereâs a Biblical reason for ladies to wear longer dresses / skirts. Apostolic Pentecostals claim that baptism is only valid if it is performed "in the name of Jesus" as opposed to "in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost." In any case, we are definitely living in the end times before the 2nd coming of Christ. Being skirts only is a choice, and a conviction. My religious upbringing was pretty bizarre, but this stuff? This means that God changed his mind, yes? However, that is Godâs perspective. Bruce Gerencser, 63, lives in rural Northwest Ohio with his wife of 42 years. Bruce left the ministry in 2005, and in 2008 he left Christianity. It may just not be a ladylike actvitiy. I wondered how in the world that man could look at his wife much less have sex with her because why would you defile such a woman who looked so sheepish and innocent!! And yes they are Baptist - not a break away group of a Baptist church. RESPONSE. Bruce Gerencser, 63, lives in rural Northwest Ohio with his wife of 42 years. Recent debates on identity and society's understanding of â¦ It is an outward change that may indeed help you and even remind you of the woman you want to be, but, at the end of the day, the music or the skirt is not making us better. True Bible Reasons Why Church Is On Sunday Not Saturday. There are plenty of ways to dress very modestly, and in style - and I don't mean wearing shirts that are skin tight, or skirts that are thigh high, but I mean pretty, flattering shirts and dresses. However, Dutton still played basketball in shorts before making the switch to a skirt â¦ Many watch movies in their home….what is the difference? Women should be sure to wear long enough skirts, lest they should cause a brother to stumble by flashing too much ankle. (The mind of an 18 year old girl that had been sort of “bad” with many boys in high school, shame on me) I never understood it. RESPONSE. Later that afternoon, thou shalt go to work. Thou shalt not eat at a restaurant on Sunday. Thou shalt wear a bra if you are a woman, and it can only be a white, underwire bra; Thou shalt not mix bathe (Baptist for swimming with the opposite sex) Thou shalt not go to amusement parks unless the youth group is going; Thou shalt not go to the prom Then Hyles would yell from the pulpit that “If the barn needed painting”…and the men would hoopla with their Bibles waving in the air. So why is it that a lot of Baptist Women feel the need to make themselves look menonite or Amish in apperance rather than something semi-in-style or attractive? None of which are flattering or attractive. Thanks! Zoey August 6, 2019 6:07 pm Students may be expelled at any time, for any reason, if the president of the school deems the reason sufficient (my 2nd grade brother was expelled for defiance). So men can’t have facial hair but women can? Most women that wear skirts only that are baptist are fundamental baptist. I'm not trying to be rude, so I hope I did not come across as such, I am just truely curious as to their reasons for choice in clothing. If you are a young woman, thou shalt wear knee-length dresses, with hose and heels at summer camp in the woods in the red clay mud when it rains. We even go for accessories that adds beauty to the bearer.Anyway the way we dress is not that important because all of us has his/her own taste, it maybe pleasing to me but not pleasing to everyone. UGH!!!! 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