I attend a Spirit-filled, conservative Baptist church in the Midwest where, until 2010, women could not teach mixed gender adult Sunday School classes or serve as elders or pastors. However in recent years, more and more voices in the congregation raised questions about the accuracy of interpretations of the Bible that excluded women’s leadership.
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What is CBE?
Christians for Biblical Equality (CBE) is a nonprofit organization of Christian men and women who believe that the Bible, properly interpreted, teaches the fundamental equality of men and women of all ethnic groups, all economic classes, and all age groups, based on the teachings of Scriptures such as Galatians 3:28: “There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus” (NIV 2011)...Read more
2015 LA Conference
CBE is pleased to announce that our 2015 international conference, “Becoming New: Man and Woman Together in Christ” will be held on July 24–26 at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport Hotel. The conference theme verse is 2 Corinthians 5:17, “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!” (TNIV). CBE is thrilled to be heading to Los Angeles in 2015 and ...Read More