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Pink Mirror: The 'Barbie' Movie's Wry Reminders of Inequality

By: Daniel Fan | September 28, 2023

Gerwig's "Barbie" is a funhouse mirror for our patriarchal society. Far from being the bubblegum feminist fantasy that both rabid conservatives and shallow progressives hailed it as, Gerwig’s work is a wry and effectively packaged message about the dangers of inequality—with, sadly, one major flaw.

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Setting the Record Straight: Roundtable Q and A

By: Mimi Haddad, Cynthia Muniz Soares, Alan Myatt, Cynthia Long Westfall, Viktorya Zalewski Baracy | September 27, 2023

A selection of questions from CBE's 2023 conference roundtable session, with answers from some of our conference speakers.

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The Empowerment of Brazilian Christian Women Through Biblical Examples

By: Viktorya Zalewski Baracy | September 14, 2023

The world of Brazilian women is highly diverse and faces certain challenges depending on their social and geographic contexts. Amidst this diversity, we wonder if the most widely consumed Christian books in Brazil contribute positively to the spiritual formation and education of women.

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Finding Our Identity in the Imago Dei

By: Kathy Myatt | September 14, 2023

Seeing ourselves and each other as God does means we are no longer bound to gender-based cultural rules. We are able to grow in love, work to promote the growth and well-being of others, whether that be a child, a friend, a partner, female or male in accordance with our gifts and callings.

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Setting the Record Straight: CBE’s 2023 Conference in Brazil

By: Mimi Haddad | September 14, 2023

Pray that God will protect, guide, embolden their calling, and heal their wounds. That the church in Brazil will bring the message of “Women and Scripture: Setting the Record Straight” not only to many more in Brazil but also where it’s needed most in the world.

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Book Review: She Deserves Better

By: Mikaela Bell | September 14, 2023

After finishing their survey and best-selling book The Great Sex Rescue, testing popular Christian teachings about marriage and sex and empirically demonstrating the harm caused by patriarchal messages, co-authors Sheila Wray Gregoire, Rebecca Gregoire Lindenbach, and Joanna Sawatsky received many inquiries from parents of young girls. These mothers (and fathers) wanted to know how they [...]

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Bitter Roots and Bitter Herbs

By: Ruth Barron | August 30, 2023

Too often in the church, we do not understand emotion words correctly. Hebrews tells us: “See to it that no one falls short of the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble and defile many” (12:15, NIV). Many religious leaders use this verse to condemn abuse victims, women like Naomi, [...]

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Courage Worldwide’s Work Against Sex Trafficking in Tanzania and the USA with Stephanie Midthun

By: Mimi Haddad, Kimberly Dickson, Stephanie Midthun | August 25, 2023

In this episode Mimi and Kim interview Stephanie Midthun of Courage Worldwide about their healing homes for girls rescued out of Sex Trafficking, both in the USA and in Tanzania.  

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Battling Imposter Syndrome in the Aftermath of Vocational Ministry

By: Katherine Spearing | August 16, 2023

Women recovering from complementarian spaces often experience imposter syndrome and crippling feelings of shame. Katherine Spearing can relate. She shares how empowering other women helped her overcome imposter syndrome. 

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Setting the Record Straight: CBE’s 2023 Conference in Brazil

By: Mimi Haddad | August 9, 2023

CBE's 2023 Conference in Brazil set the record straight on women and men in the home, church, and world! Now, Mimi Haddad wraps up the conference with a glimpse into CBE's history with Brazil, shares impactful stories of women experiencing newfound freedom in Christ, and shows how the Spirit continues to move in Brazil today.

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