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Join us in Helsinki, Finland, on August 3–4, 2018!

Join CBE International in Helsinki, Finland August 3-4 for "Created for Partnership," an international conference hosted by RaTas (Christians for Equality), in partnership with CBE International.

Presentations and Workshops

Our lineup of speakers includes pastors, authors, professors, and social justice advocates from around the world.

CBE is proud to feature the following speakers at the 2018 Finland conference:

Plenary Speakers

Mimi Haddad

Plenary Lecture Title: Genesis to Revelation: Women’s Identity is Ezer—a Strong Rescue
Workshop Lecture Title: Women Builders of the Church: How Women Served

Dr. Mimi Haddad is president of CBE International. She is a graduate of the University of Colorado and Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary (Summa Cum Laude). She holds a PhD in historical theology from the University of Durham, England. Palmer Theological Seminary of Eastern University awarded Mimi an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity in 2013.

Timo Lehikoinen

Plenary Lecture Title: Perspectives on the Condition of Women in the 1st Century Society and Church
Workshop Lecture Title: The Significance of New Testament Texts for Today´s Church Life

Timo Lehikoinen was named principal of the Theological School of Finland last year, having served there as faculty since 2002. He holds a ThM degree from the Evangelical Theological Faculty, Leuven, Belgium with New Testament Exegesis as a major. He is the father of seven children and lives in Kangasala, Finland.

Kevin Giles

Plenary Lecture Title: The Genesis of Equality
Workshop Lecture Title: The Trinity without Tiers

Dr. Kevin Giles, an Australian, has served as an Anglican parish minister for over forty years. He has been publishing on the substantial equality of the sexes since 1975. He holds a doctorate in New Testament studies and has published books on the church, church health, ministry in the apostolic age, the book of Acts, gender equality, and the Trinity, and numerous scholarly and popular articles.

More Speakers

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