SERIOUSLY SIR?: Texas Pastor BANS "Weaves" From Congregation, Says They Promote LOW Self-Esteem
A controversial pastor in Waco, Texas is BANNING members from wearing weaves! Obviously, this foolywang material struck a nerve with us. Now find out why the minister wants women to stop adding tracks inside.....
One thing you DO NOT do...is come between ANY woman and her weavery. But one pastor is trying it.
A pastor in Waco, Texas is taking the whole "Come As You Are" concept a little far as he's attempting to BAN weaves from his congregation.
During an interview with AmericanPreachers.com, pastor A.J. Aamir of Resurrecting Faith in Waco, Texas told his staffers that weaves present a false image and are associated with women who have low self-esteem. Following that, he went on to issue a decree to the women of his congregation, asking them to not wear weaves. Why? He told the website,
“Our black women are getting weaves trying to be something and someone they are not. Be real with yourself is all I’m saying."
“Long hair don’t care. What kind of mess is that? I don’t want my members so focused on what’s on their heads and not IN their heads. I lead a church where our members are struggling financially. I mean really struggling. Yet, a 26 year old mother in my church has a $300 weave on her head. NO. I will not be quiet about this.”
Of course, he can't LEGALLY ban anyone from wearing a weave to his church, but we suppose he could make a woman feel uncomfortable simply by telling her what she can and can't do with ANY part of her body. Do you think the pastor should focus on more "relevant" problems facing African Americans, or is he onto something?
Y'all already know our answer. WEAVES 4-EVA!
And since this "pastor" believes the one and ONLY reason a "black woman" wears a weave is to be something she's not, what's the explanation for every other race of women--and ALL races have women of many ages who rock a weave or two--who wear weaves as well?
Sounds like a narrow minded, old school way of thinking. From braids to colored snap-ons to tracks to wigs, hair is just HAIR. And many women--of any race--simply like to have fun with new styles and/or protect their own hair follicles. Why are you mad sir?
Until this "pastor" tells his men of the congregation to also stop being something they're not, please fall back sir. Relay a message to the men of the congregation (and everywhere) to stop wearing those pants that always seem to hug around their package....and men know it makes them look more endowed than they are. Just sayin'....
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