Church & Gender Inequality, Ethnic Equality, Gender Equality for Women of Color, Jesus & Feminism, Kingdom Living, Mary, Mother of God, VOCCU, Women , The Incarnation & Christmas, Women of Color in Advent

Eve, Inheritor of the First Promise

"God gave Eve hope by giving her something to look forward to after the temptation and its consequences...God's promise to save, to redeem, etc., first came to us in a woman, Eve!"

Church & Gender Inequality, Ethnic Reconciliation, Eve in Redemption's Story, Gender Equality for Women of Color, Kingdom Living, Mary, Mother of God, Mary, Mother of Jesus, The Holy Spirit & Equality, Women of Color in Advent

Why a Women of Color In Advent Series?

"Because too often, the story of redemption has been passed down to us through the voices of the patriarchs (thereby setting the scene for the flourishing of patriarchy) and not through matriarchs and patriarchs (the latter, which would set the tone of mutuality and equality as God intended from the very beginning),..."

Academia & Gender Equality, Academia & Racial Justice, Ethnic Equality, Evangelical Theological Society (ETS), Gender Equality for Women of Color, Haley Gabrielle, Race & Equity in America, The Holy Spirit & Equality, VOCCU

Reflections on the 2017 Evangelical Theological Society Conference by Haley Gabrielle

"Having even just one woman or person of color speaking on a panel or within a group of papers can have a big impact on the tenor of the conversation." -Haley Gabrielle

Church & Gender Inequality, Ethnic Equality, Ethnic Reconciliation, Gender Equality for Women of Color, Jesus & Feminism, Jhanderys Dotel-Vellenga, The Holy Spirit & Equality, VOCCU

The Holy Spirit, Women & Gender Equality

"One of the greatest discoveries in my ministry, was that the Holy Spirit does not live in a specific place or person; but everywhere and in everyone created by God’s inclusive, all-encompassing and unconditional love..." -Jhanderys Dotel-Vellenga

Biblical Equality in Africa, Black Women & The Image of God, Fola Folayan, Gender Equality for Women of Color, Jesus & Feminism, VOCCU

We Belong Here Too

"As a Christian woman, I cannot turn a blind eye to how the Bible has been and is still being taken out of context and used to perpetuate injustice to women." -Fola Folayan

Black Women & The Image of God, Ethnic Equality, Ethnic Reconciliation, Gender Equality for Women of Color, Kingdom Living, Leah Ross, VOCCU

Africa’s Not Lost!

"The Holy Spirit reminds me that my history begins with God. God is my heritage. God is beautiful and great. This is Whom I come from!" -Leah Ross

Black Women & The Image of God, Ethnic Equality, Ethnic Reconciliation, Gender Equality for Women of Color, Leah Ross, VOCCU

Forget Nicole, O.J. Won!

"...I have seen this narrative played over and over again in the Black community—the careless disregard for the plight of women in favor of the exaltation of the Black race via the Black man." -Leah Ross

Ethnic Equality, Ethnic Reconciliation, Gender Equality for Women of Color, Jennifer Stall Grieco, PTSD & Women of Color, Stereotyping & Women of Color

Solidarity Amidst Racial Stereotyping

"In reality, the design of women by God Almighty does not include everlasting captivity, oppression, or condemnation." -Jennifer Grieco