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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.
By: Adam Benner | May 4, 2023
Despite the complementarian claim that female submission is authentically “Christian,” it’s actually more in keeping with Roman practice. In Ephesians 5:25–28, however, Paul teaches his readers to behave in a way that’s very different from that of Roman males—a truly Christian way of honouring women. The question is, will we learn what he [...]
By: Liz Cooledge Jenkins | April 20, 2023
Why are some women seemingly content in complementarian settings and others not? Women gifted in leadership feel the painful chains of patriarchy more than others, as they reach to use their gifts without breaking. When churches keep women from using their God-given callings, the whole body of God suffers.
By: Bill Rudd | March 30, 2023
What happens when a male pastor introduces feedback from his wife into his sermons? Bill Rudd reveals that the whole church benefits when women and men bring their unique gifts, experiences, and insights together.
What does purity culture have to do with toxic masculinity? Author Zachary Wagner talks about his forthcoming book with Erin and Blake, Non-Toxic Masculinity: Recovering Healthy Male Sexuality. They discuss how both women and men are dehumanized by purity culture and toxic masculinity, and how Jesus and the gospel restores them both.
By: Nijay K. Gupta | March 1, 2023
It’s no surprise that women’s voices are often left in the dark in patriarchal cultures. But throughout the Bible and beyond, the arts have brought women’s hidden voices to light. Women indwelled with the Spirit should let their voices ring as Mary, Deborah, and Miriam did.
By: Michelle Rayburn | January 25, 2023
Letting go of patriarchal beliefs means intentionally sorting through what is right and true and unsubscribing from all that is not. We model the process for others through humility, willingness to learn, and courage.
In this episode, Mimi and Kim discuss CBE’s partnerships in East Africa with Deborah Asio. Deborah, as CBE’s liaison and a partner herself, reveals how highlighting the women of Scripture as powerful examples inspires women and men in East Africa to champion equality and mutuality for the flourishing of all.
By: Virginia Quarrier Knowles | December 21, 2022
We rejoice in the knowledge that Jesus himself is still actively calling women into a saving relationship with himself, building them up through the Word and the Holy Spirit, and sending them out into ministry.
CBE International’s Mutuality magazine winter issue will tackle the topic of Jesus and women. To help us think deeply about this and how it affects our discipleship and reading of Scripture, Dr. Lynn Cohick speaks with hosts Erin and Blake about the overlooked women throughout Scripture and how Jesus truly saw them.