Opening the 2022 Missiology Lectures, Emmanuel Anim preaches a sermon on the parable of the persistent widow and reflects on the reality that God uses both women and men to advance his kingdom and cause.
In her lecture “Women in World Christianity: Social Norms and Power Imbalances,” delivered at the 2022 Missiology Lectures, Gina Zurlo considers the ways women drive religious life around the world despite the active barriers working against them.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
In response to Musa Dube’s lecture on “Mission, Power, and African Women Theologians,” Janette Ok talks about liberation from colonialism and the resurrection life.
Joyce del Rosario, Evelyn Hibbert, Shari Russell, and Abigail Kyei discuss overcoming barriers to leadership in academic settings, in this panel discussion moderated by Vince Bantu.
In her lecture “Challenging Sexism for God’s Sake: A Psychological Perspective,” delivered at the 2022 Missiology Lectures, Elizabeth Lewis Hall examines structural gender-based inequality and what we can learn from psychology to combat sexism.
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.
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.
Rob Dixon, Mimi Haddad, and Joanna Kretzer Chun reflect on the shared work and partnership of women and men in ministry and mission, in this panel discussion moderated by Kirsteen Kim.
Guest lecturers and Fuller faculty discuss key takeaways from the 2022 Missiology Lectures on “Power, Agency, and Women in the Mission of God,” in this concluding panel discussion.
Andrea Cammarota reflects on the story of Bathsheba and on the reality of sexual violence in the church, while reflecting also on God who holds the tension of deep pain and redemptive healing.