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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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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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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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Resgatando a Visão Bíblica: A Conferência da CBE 2023 no Brasil

By: Mimi Haddad | August 9, 2023

Vários anos atrás, Deus enviou à CBE uma profetisa do Brasil. Tendo um doutorado em uma instituição no Brasil, ela participou da conferência da CBE na Flórida em 2017. Ali ela conheceu meu esposo, que também nasceu e cresceu no Brasil. Durante o final de semana da conferência, ela compartilhou [...]

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God’s World Is Not a Man’s World

By: Hannele Ottschofski | August 3, 2023

Patriarchy is a system that values men and their achievements more than women and their achievements. A patriarchal society is male-dominated, male-identified, and male-centred. The male person is the centre of attention and everything else—or everyone else, including women—are defined by their relationships to men. Oppression of women and girls is often a [...]

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The Bias of History and The SBC

By: Mimi Haddad | June 22, 2023

For centuries women's stories were fantasized and buried until they faded into obscurity, leading many denominations like the SBC to have little to no knowledge of women's history. It was not until recently, when egalitarians unearthed the stories of women like Thecla, that Christians noticed women were prominent Christian leaders all along. It's time we [...]

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Rediscovering an Evangelical Heritage

By: J. G. Brown | May 5, 2023

Christianity laid the foundations for the nineteenth-century women’s rights movement.

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Book Review: Mary and Early Christian Women: Hidden Leadership

By: Eric Anthony | February 24, 2023

Kateusz goes to great lengths to show, successfully, that many of the documents and artworks we have today suffered intentional changes to remove or revise references to women as leaders. However, there are times when Kateusz goes beyond the evidence, though this can be difficult to parse for the non-specialist in history and art.

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Video: Between Sisters—Women Leading Justice and Reconciliation Efforts

By: Michelle D. Williams | November 2, 2022

Using the story of Ruth and Naomi, we will explore themes of reconciliation and incorporate global and domestic examples of women leading in justice and reconciliation initiatives throughout history. Using womanist theological themes of “grandmother theology” and sisterhood to examine questions such as “Why is reconciliation so hard for women?” and to explore the inherent [...]

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