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When the curtain on male headship is pulled back, it shrinks from the light of logic and truth. Consider the most recent defense of male headship by John Piper. He offers three reasons why he believes it will endure, but in pulling the curtain back, we find each deeply flawed.

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Abuelita theology recognizes the imago Dei in poor and marginalized women such as widows and grandmothers, understanding that when the image of God is degraded in one, it is degraded in all. 

 

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The written word has long been a key player in advocacy. This has not changed, though the writing and publishing landscape has. This panel explores how egalitarian writers can effect change in a world saturated with content creators.

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When I view my singleness as a situation, I can "give thanks in all circumstances." But when it becomes an identity, shame creeps in. I think of my worth in terms of supply and demand. Meditate with me on how God's love changes everything.

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Emily Onyango discusses the work of the African Church For Biblical Equality towards achieving mutuality of men and women in the church and society as a mark of Christian identity.

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Lecture from 2016 CBE International Conference "Truth Be Told" in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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When Mariana arrived in Costa Rica in 1984, she was in for a shock. She saw that people with physical limitations generally were given no responsibility for, or control over, their own lives. In some homes, people with physical limitations were kept “hidden away in a back room.” She immediately set out to help persons with physical limitations run their own lives, excel and even serve others. In the process, she said, “God has opened doors.”

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Two weeks ago, I was at the CBE Annual Conference in Los Angeles. I’m not sure how to summarize the conference, so I thought I’d share some of the notes and quotes I wrote down while I was there. I hope they inspire you like they inspired me!

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The patriarchal hierarchy imbedded in Confucianism breaks the original design of harmony through filial piety and results in male dominance. This oppressive tendency is in dire need of the healing power of the gospel seen in women’s role in New Testament household codes.

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In a continuation of the second of several conversations sponsored by CBE and our 2021 Conference partners, Charles Read asked three conference speakers to consider how churches can better value women leaders.

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