Register now for "Tell Her Story: Women in Scripture and History!" Spots are still available! Click here to learn more!


Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | Summer 2023

The print + digital magazine of CBE International

Mutuality offers articles from diverse writers who share egalitarian theology and explore its intersection with everyday life.

Blog + Magazine Articles

The opinions expressed in these articles are those of the authors. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of CBE International or its members.

Cover of the Summer 2023 issue of Mutuality: Women and the Church.

Summer 2023

Volume: 30 | Number: 2

Women and the Church

In this issue of Mutuality, we dig into the subject of women’s equality within the church. 


“It’s too bad you’re a woman.”
By: Carrie Silveira | June 5, 2023
This issue helps you to reflect on your relationship to the church and the ways in which we can support all members of the body.

Keep Reading

Becoming a Learning Church – For Women, Too
By: Neil Rees | June 5, 2023
The church is a place for all members of the body to grow in their gifts and callings, but this requires deliberate steps to address gender imbalance and make the church a safe place of growth for both women and men.

Keep Reading

Advocating for Women's Equality in your Complementarian Church
By: Ariel Stephens | June 5, 2023
Small changes can build up over time to create an environment that advocates for women’s equality within the church.

Keep Reading

Not Neutral: How Gender Hierarchy Harms Women in the Church
By: Gertrude Osei Tutu | June 5, 2023
Research shows that gender hierarchy within the church is harmful both to its members and to the local community.

Keep Reading

Shaped: What Survivor’s Journeys Can Teach Us About Leading With Resilience, Courage And Truth
By: Claire Roster | June 5, 2023
Recognizing and naming truth can be painful but the road it takes us down can create exactly the kind of advocates the church needs.

Keep Reading

How to Find a Church that Empowers Women
By: Ruth Martin | June 5, 2023
Finding a new church home can be a challenging process; how can you determine whether a church will support and empower women? These tips and suggestions will help guide you in your search.

Keep Reading

Women: Men’s Genuine Partners
By: Mimi Haddad | June 5, 2023
The genuine partnerships of women and men working side by side as evangelists, house-church planters, apostles, missionaries, Bible translators, and more comprise a Christ-follower revolution that transformed the most brutal superpower in history—Rome.

Keep Reading