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The Head Covering Movement Team

Welcome to the Head Covering Movement team page. We’d love to introduce you to the men and women that run this site. If you’d like to join the team, visit this page.

 

Administrative Team


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Jeremy Gardiner | Founder

Jeremy is the founder of the Head Covering Movement and the author of Head Covering: A Forgotten Christian Practice for Modern Times. He is a member of Fellowship Baptist Church and a student at Moody Bible Institute. He lives in Alberta, Canada with his wife and five young children. Jeremy is also the founder and operator of Gospel eBooks, a popular website that provides alerts for free and discounted Christian e-books.

To book Jeremy to speak at your church or event visit this page.


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David Phillips | Senior Editor

David is a Bible college graduate and has served in full-time Christian ministry for over a decade. He is the author of Covered Glory and Headcovering Throughout Christian History.


Rich Ernst

Rich Ernst | Editor

Rich is a physician, church musician, and father of three young boys working part-time on a Master’s in Biblical Studies through Reformed Theological Seminary. He and his family are preparing to move to Southeast Asia to provide mental health care and support services to missionary families from all over Asia. He occasionally tweets @RichardusGravis and writes at yethowrich.com.


Rachel Ernst

Rachel Ernst | Editor

Rachel is a wife and mom who loves raising three young boys (including twins!) while pursuing God’s other callings on her life. She takes classes through Reformed Theological Seminary when life allows and directs/teaches music classes for young children. She and her husband are preparing to serve in Southeast Asia by providing support services to other missionaries.


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Angelo Valle | Editor

Angelo is a husband, father to three young children, and pastor to a small rural congregation in Central Pennsylvania. He is a minister of Word and Sacrament in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, and has committed himself to a lifetime pursuit of rigorous study in theology (he is presently obsessed with the writings of John Owen). In addition, he is a Th.M student at Westminster Theological Seminary, and has aspirations for further work at the Ph.D level in Systematic Theology


Jessica Roldan

Jessica Roldan | Testimony Coordinator

Jessica lives in Arizona, where she enjoys homeschooling her large family, organizing and decluttering her home, and cooking Mexican food along with her husband, Antonio. She has been wearing a head covering to church since November 2012 and feels that God is using it as a tool to help strengthen her understanding of biblical roles. Jessica shares more about biblical womanhood on her blog, The Heavenly Hearth.


Joshua Smith

Joshua Smith | Sermon Coordinator

Josh is a member of First Presbyterian Church in Tuscumbia, AL and an MDiv student at Birmingham Theological Seminary. He lives in Muscle Shoals, AL with his wife Brooke and daughter Esther. He is an Iraq combat veteran with the US Army, having served seven and a half years.


Kelly McClure

Kelly McClure | Photographer

Kelly is a homeschooling mom of 5 who has been married to her best friend since 2003. She is a member of the Church of Christ, is active in her local homeschool community, and is passionate about encouraging others to use their gifts to serve. She has been wearing a head covering in worship since 2002.


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Debbie Florentine | Graphic Designer

Debbie is a wife, a homeschooling mom of three, and a member of a reformed baptist church in Central, VA. She is grateful for any opportunity to serve her church, and others, with the graphic design skills God has allowed her to develop over the past several years. She has been wearing a head covering in worship since 2015.


 

Regular Contributors


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Christy Overlin

Christy, also known as “organizedMOM” on social media platforms, is passionate about Biblical womanhood and encouraging other women to walk out their faith daily. She is a homeschooling mom-of-many who loves to share her life and faith in hopes of reaching others for Christ. You can follow her on Instagram.


Micah Hackett

Micah Hackett

Micah loves immersing himself in God’s Word and has been self-educated in the Scriptures since he had the capacity to study in depth. He is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Biblical languages from Columbia Evangelical Seminary to equip himself in studying the original text. Micah is a member of a non-denominational assembly in Windsor, Ontario, where he teaches/preaches once or twice a month. He also runs ChristianTeaching.org.


Jeremy Gardiner and Jessica Roldan (profiles are above) are also regular contributors.

 

  • Amy Unruh

    I’m glad you added this page. I few days ago, I ran into an article condemning head covering, and in particular, the Head Covering Movement website and you, Jeremy. Many of these women were sarcastic, hateful, and disrespectful to men. The author’s tone seemed genuine at first and actually in support of head covering, but there was just enough in her tone of writing that indicated sarcasm and facetiousness, and at least one comment (I couldn’t continue to read) said that “of course the Head Covering Movement site is run by a man” (paraphrased). I like to see articles or quotes from women as well as men. They don’t seem oppressive to women when other women are in support.

  • Updated Dec 1/15: Elaine Mingus has been added to the team as a regular contributor in writing. Expect to hear from her monthly.

  • mythbuster

    For me as a man it’s disgusting that a man proposes headcovering for women. Why not to let everyone to dress as they want to? What if women establish a “compulsory military service for men in Canada movement”?
    It’s pretty weird that Christianity for some people is about telling other people what to do and what not to do, instead of themselves trying to be better persons. “I as a heterosexual man tell women to wear headcovering and I as a heterosexual man tell gays not to marry someone from the same sex”.
    You guys really think that if God exists then he cares about what you wear?

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