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
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Emilienne Loubota was an uncommon hero and a foremother to the women pastors in the Evangelical Church of Congo.READ MORE
CBE has a podcast! The Mutuality Matters podcast is now part of CBE’s online library of free resources. Weekly episodes touch on influential media, biblical resources, and the impact of egalitarian work worldwide.READ MORE
Preacher Woman is an academic work, yet it is a must-read for anyone in church leadership who desires to empower women in leadership and is willing to take a critical look at their own church culture.READ MORE
Hidden preconceptions cloud the behavior and language of our lives. One place this is clear is in how male pronouns and language dominate the language of educational settings, society, and the church.READ MORE
For egalitarians, the book of Judges clearly demonstrates God’s approval of women leaders. Yet many who view women’s leadership as unbiblical dismiss the pattern of God-affirmed female authority in Judges.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