All of us are gifted
Families and churches thrive when both women and men use their gifts to lead and serve.
But some of us are restricted
Right now, women aren’t free to use their leadership gifts due to...
CBE is dedicated to reclaiming God’s plan for equality
Making the case that women's equality is a biblical imperative that helps all people thriveLEARN MORE
Collaborating with individuals and organizations to cultivate women’s leadershipLEARN MORE
Combatting abuse and domestic violence by recovering God’s vision for relationshipsLEARN MORE
Framers and signatories of CBE’s flagship document, “Men, Women, and Biblical Equality,” describe the progress they’ve observed and their hopes for the future of the biblical egalitarian movement.READ MORE
Patriarchal beliefs in American evangelicalism regarding women and men’s roles are pervasive—even in egalitarian churches. This helps explain the exodus that begins when a woman enters a church as pastor.READ MORE
Dorothy Lee’s work on ministering women displays exemplary research and is especially well written.READ MORE
Psalm 137 models for us prayer that can lead away from vengeance and toward forgiveness.READ MORE
1 Peter 3 is a tricky passage. It’s often been twisted to pressure abused women to stay with their husbands as a sign of submission. But this passage is not meant to subject women to fear or violence; it is supposed to encourage primary loyalty to Christ, not to husbands.READ MORE
While some Christians rationalize sexism and patriarchy by appealing to the “plain reading” of Scripture, others instinctively question whether what they see on the pages of Scripture is a faithful and consistent translation of the original text. At stake is something much more costly than a statue; we risk living our lives based on distortions of Scripture, which, in turn, justify a Christianity centered not on Christ but on male rule.READ MORE