I started in the pastorate in my mid-twenties. I was short and good-natured, and I received awkward comments quite a bit. I don’t as much any longer. I got better with reaction time and gained some tools to deflect the comments.
Today the Supreme Court is set to hear arguments for Hosanna-Tabor v EEOC, a major case about church exemptions to employment laws. Wendy Kaminer offers a helpful introduction.