Mimi Haddad


Dr. Mimi Haddad is president and CEO 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.

Haddad is part of the leadership of Evangelicals for Justice. She is a founding member and leader of the Evangelicals and Gender Study Group at the Evangelical Theological Society. She was a convener of the Issue Group 24 for the 2004 Lausanne III Committee for World Evangelization.

Haddad is an award-winning author and has written more than one hundred academic and popular articles and blogs. She is author of Is Gender Equality a Biblical Ideal? with Sean Callaghan. She has contributed to twelve books, most recently: “Examples of Women’s Leadership in the Old Testament and Church History” in Women in Pentecostal and Charismatic Ministry, part of the Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies Series 21 (Brill NV, 2016) and “The Invisible Power of Culture to Oppress: What Every Christian Needs to Know about Gender and Justice” in The Campbellsville Review 8 (2015-2017). She is an editor and a contributing author of Global Voices on Biblical Equality: Women and Men Serving Together in the Church. Haddad has contributed to Coming Together in the 21st Century: The Bible's Message in an Age of Diversity, edited by Curtiss Paul DeYoung.

Haddad has published with the Ashland Theological Journal; Christian Ethics Today, CBE's journals, Mutuality and Priscilla Papers; the Evangelical Fellowship of India and the Evangelical Fellowship of India Commission on Relief; Her.menuetics; Sojourners; and the William Carey Development Journal. Her most recent article, "A Life of Silence Breaking: Katharine Bushnell, MD" was published in Catalyst.

Haddad is an adjunct assistant professor of historical theology at Fuller Theological Seminary and Zinzendorf School of Doctoral Studies. Mimi has taught for colleges and seminaries around the world. She currently serves as a gender consultant for World Vision International, World Relief, and Beyond Borders. She has appeared on podcasts with Daniel FickFuller Theological Seminary's president, Mark LabbertonG.L.O.B.A.L. Justice; and Red Letter Christians. Mimi and her husband, Dale, live in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota.

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

2021 CBE International Conference

August 11, 2021 - August 14, 2021

London School of Theology, Green Lane, Northwood Middlesex, United Kingdom

Join us in London as we explore the positive impact of egalitarian theology in the world—in churches, seminaries, Christian NGOs and non-profits, and in our daily lives.

Executive Leadership Forum: "Equal but Different: Women as Strong Rescue"

March 23, 2021 - March 25, 2021

901 S Flagler Dr, West Palm Beach, Florida , United States

Mimi will give a lecture titled "Equal but Different: Women as Strong Rescue" at Palm Beach Atlantic University, at 7 pm one evening between March 23 and March 25 (specific date TBD).

MSL Women’s Leadership Luncheon: The Spiritual and Social Impact of the Early Evangelicals

March 23, 2021 - March 25, 2021

901 S Flagler Dr., West Palm Beach, Florida , United States

Dr. Mimi Haddad will give a lecture titled "The Spiritual and Social impact of the Early Evangelicals" as part of the MacArthur School of Leadership (MSL) at Palm Beach Atlantic University (PBA). Specific date to be determined.

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CBE-published Resources by Mimi Haddad

Article | Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | Blessed Are the Harmonizers
Book Review | Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership: Seeking God in the Crucible of Ministry
Book Review | Icons of Christ: A Biblical and Systematic Theology for Women’s Ordination
Article | Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | Womanist Liberation for All
Article | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | Christian and Islamic Feminists in Dialogue
Article | Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | Theology and Human Flourishing
Article | Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | Prayer and Social Justice
Article | Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | Rising Up with Christ
Article | Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | Setting a Movement Aflame: The Power of CBE’s Founders
Article | Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | CBE International and Gilbert Bilezikian