Before women can be equally represented in church leadership—especially as pastors and especially at egalitarian churches—they need more time, outside affirmation of their calling, and an opportunity to heal.
It’s time to stop telling and start showing complementarians that the Bible doesn’t give us one perfect picture of biblical womanhood. This year’s Halloween costume just might feature a bloody tent peg.
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.
Consistently focusing on women’s stories in the Bible helps break through its patriarchal cultural context to see women as God does. From Eve to Bathsheba to women today, all women have a role in the story of God.
In the latestconversation sponsored by CBE and our 2021 Conference partners, Amanda Jackson asked three keynote speakers to consider the impact of patriarchy in Irish churches and the barriers that women face as a result.
One woman’s experience of being trained as a priest in the Church of England opened her eyes to a startling reality. A woman who dares to speak from a position of authority in the church is still a threat to too many.