Why Christian women should not go around barefoot? 

a ficticuous editorial by a fictional pastor opposed to women going around barefoot.

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This is a fictitious letter to the editor. This is a work of fiction. 

To whom it may concern.

I am a Baptist pastor who is writing about an issue that is not discussed but should be.  I am against ladies within independent fundamental Baptist churches going barefoot,  wearing shoes or any shoes that reveal part of a foot. 

Conservitive fundimental baptist have greatly opposed reveling clothing.  They have vociferously advocated modesty.  They have insisted that ladies avoid even the apearence of immodesty.  Skirts  or dreses should be below the knee. Blouses or dreses should totatotally cover her cleavage.  Yet concersitive Christians do permit or turn a blind eye to one form of nudity or partial nudity. That is feet.

Many ladies within independent baptist churches wear sandles or flip fliops. They wear shoes that show barefoot.  While many ladies within i.f.b wear panty hose , some do not. Manny ladies remove there shoes at church and go around barefoot. Others go around barefoot at there home. 

It seems that there is one form of nudity or partial nudity that baptist do not have an objection to. That of revealing the bare foot or part of it. Skin is skin. Nudity is nudity.  Rather in panty horse or not,  this is stil nudity. This is still unacceptable.  This kind of behavor should not be tolerated within the church. 

Now an objection to my point might be that did not the early church both male and female wear sandles?  Well yes. That was a diffetent time. It was a different culture. At that time, orher then members of the roman militaey, almost everyone wore sandles.  Shoes like we wore did not exist.  Sox had not been invented.  

Sandles,  for the most part was all there were. If Paul and peater and other early church leaders lived today, i do not think that they would have approved or endorse wearing sandles in our day. I dont think that they would permit sisters in the church to wear sandles or go barefoot in any form. 

How do i know this. Paul frequently mentions sexual morality.  First and second Corinthians and first thessilonians spend a lot of time discussing morality.  In our day and age going barefoot is an act of sexual perversion.  

We live in  A different time. To my knowledge foot fetism did not exist in The ancient world or in the world of the roman empire.  Foot fetism does exist in our world and in 21st century America.  Many men are turned on by seing bare feet.  It just does. We should not be feeding into this. 

If women did not bear there feet, this fetish would not be fed. Women should keep this is in mind.  They should not be a stumbling bloc to young men. 

It is incumbent on pastors, deacons or elders to guard the purity of our young men and women. At my church,  we have banned all open toed shoes . we forbid heel and high heels. We request that all dreses or skirts fall to the shoes. Dreses or skirts should not ride up when sitting.

At our church we incist that ladies wear boots or shoes that cover the caff. No part of a foot should be revealed. Non compliance with this directive could be grounds for church diaipline up and including expulsion from the redemed assambly and being treated as a heathen.  We incist all female members sign a satement pledging to adhere to this directive. 

I believe that other independent fundamental Baptist churches should do the same. Barefoot is imoral. 

Sincerely 

Pastor dalton emmet greer

Imanual Baptist church

Intercourse Pennsylvania.  

Notes 

This is a spoof article. It is designed to be a satire. It is not to be taken literaly. 

No reserch was done. This is a work of fiction and fantasy.  

Barefoot wife. 

A. Boyfriend perposes to his girlfriend but with a caviet.

Jim and jenna had been high school sweet harts. When they first started dated,everyone figured that it was a fluke. They would date then break up . it was what hapened with young people. 

That did not happen with these two. There relationship survived though freshman year. Many assumed it would probably fizzle out over the sumer. That did not happen.  It survived over the sumer.

It survived though high school. Some time after colege many began to think that it was really going somewhere.  Now manny started to suspect that they might get maried. They haf discused it from time to time. They had not made any difinitive desision on it. It seemed likly. 

Then the time for the big perposal came. He surprised her. He snunk the ring into her disert. She was so thriled. He never got to perpose.once she saw the ring she hugged him and said yes.she was very excited. 

“Woa woa. I am glad you said yes. There are things we need to discus. “He declared. She was surprised by that coment. 

“Oh ok. What things do we need to discuss?” she asked. ” well you know i am fairly traditional.  I grew up in a very old fashioned family.”he said. “Yes i know that. ” she said. 

“I would like to continue that. I intend for our family to be tradional.we will not remove the ancient landmarks.we will be strict and maintain decentcy and order. “Jim said. 

“Yes of course. Definitely.  ” she told him. ” i have certin guidelines i have to insist on. “He told her.she was a bit stunned. She wanted to hear him out. 

“Sure.  What is it?” she asked. “I dont want to ware shoes inside the home. You may outside but not on the property . ” he said.  

This seemed to an  unusual request. It could be worse. It was not that unresonible she suposed. She had a feeling that he was not done yet. She was corect. He had other request as well.

“I would like you to be barefoot at home. No sox. Panty hose or tights are aceptible. They will have to go to the waist.  No knee high or ankle highs.i hate those. I dont want you to own sox. If you cannot agree to that i am fine with it.please tell me if you do not want to comply with this. I would ask that you tell me. I am afraid that this is non negotiable. If you cant please let me know. ” he said.

She was a bit suprised by his declerarion.she was not expecting this. He had always been very particular.  He like things in a certain way. He had strong likes and dislikes. He was not quite opinionated but he had strong opinion. If he liked ,disliked or was indifferent you knew it. She always liked that he knew a lot of things. He always had interesting things to say on a multitude of topics. She was hardly a stereotypical tradional wife. She was very intelligent herself. He liked that about it.he did not want her to change. He loved a good discision even a debate. 

She never suspected that he had a foot fetish. She seamed to have kept it qiet. He had always been bery private even to her. She felt that she just learned quite a bit about her. 

“Ok! So let me get this straight.  You dont want me to ware shoes inside the home. I cant wear sox or even own sox. “She repeated.  “Corect. Can you agree to these terms? “He asked. 

“When does this become efective? “She asked. ” after the wedding. I do need a firm commitment.  Yes or no. ” he said.

She thought it over. She considered his “request. “She considered the ramifications of agreeing to this .she understood that he was totally serious. He would not backtrack on this. She knew that for certain. She thought it over. You could hear a pin drop during that time. A time that would determine both there future.  

After a few minutes she came to a decision. “Ok i agree to your terms. “She said. He was shocked. He was afraid that she would say no. He hugged her. He placed the ring o. Her finger.

She was not big on wearing shoes any ways. She frequently went bare foot inside the house and in the yard. It was not that big of a deal.  She was not big on sox any where. She did not tell anyone about this part of the deal. 

She owned a lot if shoes. She downgraded her shoe colection. She got rid of her sox. She was fine with that. She was kinda excited by it. 

The end.

This is a work of fiction and fantasy .the author is not advocating the behavor practiced in this story.