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July 21, 2017 - July 23, 2017
On July 21-23, 2017, Christians from around the world will gather in Orlando, Florida, for CBE's 2017 conference, “Mutual by Design: Building God’s Church Together.” Across the globe, women and girls suffer oppression because they are considered less valuable than men. CBE's international conference, "Mutual by Design" will proclaim a better way, promoting a biblical view of gender and Christian leadership and showing how the family of God is to function in a community that places no gender-based limits on Christian service. “Mutual by Design” is a great opportunity to learn from and connect with leading scholars, pastors, activists, and NGO leaders from around the world who promote the biblical vision of women and men co-leading and co-ser...
July 21, 2017
The apostle Paul has been the most frequently cited authority restricting women from shared leadership not only in ministry but also in marriage and service to the world. Those who rely on Paul in challenging women’s equal voice and agency often overlook not only the many examples of women leaders building the church beside Paul but also his theological emphasis on newness of life in Christ. This workshop at CBE's 2017 international Conference, "Mutual By Design" will show how 1 Timothy 2:11-15 and 1 Corinthians 14: 34-35 are eddies off the stream of Paul’s egalitarian teachings and practices. Learn more about CBE's international Conference in Orlando by visiting our "Mutual by Design" page.