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What Is Biblical Equality?

By: Alan G. Padgett | July 31, 2002

What is biblical equality? It is the belief that all people are equal before God and in Christ. All have equal responsibility to use their gifts and obey their calling to the glory of God. God freely calls believers to roles and ministries without regard to class, gender, or race. 

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God Always Surprises Me

By: Rebekah C. DeVore | December 5, 2012

For most of my life, I thought I was biblically accurate in believing that men and women were made completely different and were meant by God to have different roles. This was especially true within relationships and families.

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Look Out, World

By: Megan Greulich | December 5, 2012

I was a junior in college when I first discovered biblical equality. Mimi Haddad had come to lecture in one of my classes. Almost a decade later, I still remember it vividly—my perspective from the fourth row of tables where I was situated, the blue and green background colors of Mimi’s PowerPoint slides, [...]

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Identity in Creation and Christ (Part 4)

By: Mimi Haddad | January 22, 2014

Women advanced the gospel by ministering beside Paul, building the church as teachers, evangelists, prophets and as an apostle—Junia. Paul offers the theological foundations for the shared authority of women with all of its spiritual and social implications, throughout his epistles.

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Identity in Creation and Christ (Part 3)

By: Mimi Haddad | January 15, 2014

Christ engaged women theologically, expecting them to respond not as a distinct class, but as people, as disciples, and as heirs of God’s kingdom. In Jesus, the second Adam, women share a spiritual dominion, just as Eve was created for equal authority and dominion with the first Adam in the Garden.

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Identity in Creation and Christ (Part 2)

By: Mimi Haddad | January 8, 2014

Despite sin and patriarchy—consequences of the fall—women continue to live out their identity as bearing God’s image and as strong rescuers throughout the Old Testament, particularly as prophets. God uses female prophets to provide moral and spiritual leadership to God’s people and especially to Israel’s leaders.

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Identity in Creation and Christ (Part 1)

By: Mimi Haddad | January 1, 2014

If you want to understand gender and identity from a biblical perspective, the early chapters of Genesis are an excellent place to begin.

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Examining the Twelve Pillars of Male Hierarchy

By: Philip B. Payne | April 27, 2012

This lecture examines the twelve pillars most often adduced as biblical support for male hierarchy in the church and in the home. It shows that statements in the Bible adduced for this do not, in fact, support male hierarchy. To the contrary, they rather provide evidence for the equal standing and authority of man and [...]

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Biblical Foundation for Mutual Submission

By: Philip B. Payne | July 31, 2011

This recording surveys the exegetical, theological, and practical foundations for mutuality between men and women in Scripture. It also surveys and responds to the primary objections to biblical mutuality.

Discovering Biblical Equality: Complementarity Without Hierarchy

By: Ronald W. Pierce, Rebecca Merrill Groothuis | August 25, 2005

Here is a fresh, positive defense of biblical equality that is at once scholarly and practical, irenic and yet spirited, up-to-date, and cognizant of opposing positions.

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