Scholars and practitioners engage in a global conversation about dismantling barriers for women and enacting women’s personal and collective agency in and for participation in God’s work in the world.
In response to Gina Zurlo’s lecture on “Women in World Christianity,” Wilmer Villacorta talks about the need for repentance and reeducation of male theologians and ministry leaders—against misogyny and sexism—in order to become allies and “coconspirators” in kingdom work.+ Watch
Alexandra Zareth Canales, Leanne Dzubinski, and Young Lee Hertig reflect on the systemic marginalization and disempowerment of women across organizations—including the church—in this panel discussion moderated by Susan Maros.+ Watch
In her lecture “A Theology of Women in God’s Mission,” delivered at the 2022 Missiology Lectures, Grace Ji-Sun Kim unpacks the challenges women face around the world and speaks about empowering women of faith in ministry and mission—particularly highlighting the importance of a “theology of visibility.”+ Watch
In her lecture “Post-Colonial Women’s Scholarship: Mission, Power, and the Circle of Concerned African Women Theologians,” delivered at the 2022 Missiology Lectures, Musa Dube reflects on the mission of God through the lens of “homecoming” and the work of African women theologians.+ Watch
In his lecture “Seeking Shalom: Feminist Ancestral Leadership and What to do with Fragile Male Egos,” delivered at the 2022 Missiology Lectures, Patrick Reyes talks about the leadership of women ancestors, the violence of patriarchy, and the work of building spaces where women can thrive.+ Watch
Dara Delgado, Cathay Hine, Dajkumar Boaz Johnson, and Christian Tsekpoe reflect on the #MeToo and #ChurchToo movements, on overcoming suffering and violence in the church, and on a gospel that resists evil and injustice, in this panel discussion moderated by Kirsteen Kim.+ Watch
The School of Mission and Theology’s 2022 Missiology Lectures centered on the theme “Power, Agency, and Women in the Mission of God” and were organized by Fuller professors Susan Maros, Vince Bantu, and Kirsteen Kim.