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2018 Conference Schedule

Note: This is a tentative schedule. Please know that CBE reserves the right to make any necessary changes.

Aug. 3-4, 2018, Alppila Church, Kotkankatu 2, Helsinki, Finland

Friday, August 3, 2018

9:00 a.m. Registration
10:15 a.m.–10:50 a.m. Opening
10:50 a.m.–11:50 a.m. Mimi Haddad: Genesis to Revelation: Women's Identity is Ezer – a Strong Rescue
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. Riitta Keskimäki: The Portrait of a Woman in the Old Testament
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Workshops

Patti Ricotta: Created for Partnership...Especially through Mutual Intimacy: How God's Design for Equality in Marriage Has the Power to Strengthen Intimate Love
Mervi Kalmus: God, Language and Equality
Heikki Hilvo: Three Important Women in the Bible: Eve, Mary…and Who Would Be the Third One!

3:15 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Medad Birungi: Gender Reconciliation
4:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Coffee break
5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. Workshops

Kimmo Pohjalainen: Paul - the Apostle Who Authorized Women
Medad Birungi: Real Men
Beth Elness-Hanson: ”If you teach the mama, the whole family will learn.”

6:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m. Summarizing for today:
Kari Kukkanen: Creation – Fall – Redemption. Reconciliation.
6:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Light evening meal
7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Evening program: Workshop discussions, networking and other free programs. (Further information forthcoming)

 
Saturday, August 4, 2018

9:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m. Morning Devotional
10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.  Kevin Giles: The Genesis of Equality
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Workshops

Matti Kankaanniemi: Jesus, Women and Sexual Stigma
Kevin Giles: The Trinity without Tiers
Jan Cedercreutz: The Challenges of Fatherhood–a Biblical View

12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m.–2:15 p.m. Timo Lehikoinen: Perspectives on the Condition of Women in 1st Century Society and Church
2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m. Workshops

Timo Lehikoinen: The Significance of New Testament Texts for Today's Church Life
Mimi Haddad: Women Builders of the Church: How Women Served Christ from the Early Church to the Modern Era
Pia Rendic: Porn–Forbidden Fruit of Christians

3:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Coffee Break
4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Workshops

Anne Mikkola: "Why did Paul ask men not to cover their heads and women not to cover theirs in 1 Cor. 11:2–16?"
Jean D'Amour Banyanga: The Dual Role of Religion Regarding the Rwandan 1994 Genocide:
Both Instigator and Healer
Lynley Giles: Growing Healthy and Equal Marriage Partnerships

5:15 p.m.–6:15 p.m. Workshops

Charles Read: What about the Maleness of Jesus?
Maarit Pynnönen: Overcoming Barriers–Challenging but not Impossible
Jussi Suutari: Struggle with Biblical Interpretation–a Personal Journey to Biblical Equality

6:15 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Light evening meal
7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Evening program: Workshop discussions, networking and other free programs. (Further information forthcoming)

Post-conference program on Sunday, August 5, 2018 coming soon.

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