CBE Denver's Mutuality Minded

by CBE Denver Chapter

Our prayer and hope for this podcast is that it would be an online space for encouragement for church leaders and mutuality advocates in the Denver area and beyond, as well as a place for continued education and information on biblical mutuality.

Podcast episodes

  • Season 4

  • The Truth of Mutuality: Ways to Engage in Dignified Dialogue

    The Truth of Mutuality: Ways to Engage in Dignified Dialogue

    In this episode, we will be engaging in a conversation about mutuality, specifically, the need to engage in dignified dialogue about this contentious issue. Joining us is Reverend Lauren Parliament. Lauren is the Minister to Future Leaders and Discipleship for the American Baptist Churches of the Rocky Mountains, where she works with youth, youth leaders, and others to develop the potential of future leaders to help shape the world. Lauren is a graduate of Denver Seminary with a Master of Divinity in Pastoral Counseling and Care. She also has a BA in Sociology and a BA in Inter-Disciplinary Studies in Theology and Communications from the University of Sioux Falls. Lauren has been heavily involved with CBE and is passionate about mutuality between men and women. Her desire is for the Church to be a place of encouragement, love, and comfort.

  • Mutuality in Marriage: Doing Life and Ministry Together

    Mutuality in Marriage: Doing Life and Ministry Together

    In this episode, we will be engaging in a conversation about mutuality in marriage and ministry. Joining us is Kyle Sutton. Kyle has a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Colorado Christian University and a Graduate Certificate in Theology from Denver Seminary. He served in the U.S. Army from 1988 to 1999 where he was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal along with other awards and achievements. He has assisted in the planting of three churches and served in evangelical missions within multiple organizations. He was the Deacon of Youth at Northeast Bible Church from 1997 to 2001. He was an Elder and then the Chair of Counsel of Elders at Centennial Covenant Church for a total of 6 years and is currently the lead of the Security and Properties Ministries at Centennial Covenant. He has spent over 25 years in the Information Technology sector and is currently the IT Senior Manager for Cigna Healthcare.

  • A Biblical Scholar’s Journey: From Hierarchy to Mutuality

    A Biblical Scholar’s Journey: From Hierarchy to Mutuality

    Today we talk with Dr. Richard Hess, an esteemed Old Testament scholar as he shares his journey from a hierarchical understanding of gender relations to one of non-hierarchical mutuality. Dr. Richard, or Rick, Hess is the Distinguished Professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages at Denver Seminary. Having studied at both Jewish and Christian seminaries, he earned a PhD from Hebrew Union College, an MDiv and a ThM from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and a BA from Wheaton College. He has completed postdoctoral studies and research in Chicago, Jerusalem, Cambridge, Münster, and Sheffield; and taught in Glasgow and London before moving to Denver. He has authored seven books, hundreds of articles and reviews, and edited more than sixty volumes. He is a member of the NIV Committee on Bible Translation and edits Denver Seminary’s online Denver Journal. Dr. Hess also has a website called oldtestamentquestions.com

  • Mutuality and Spiritual Formation – Better Together

    Mutuality and Spiritual Formation – Better Together

    In this episode, we will be engaging in a conversation about mutuality, specifically how mutuality supports our spiritual formation. Joining us is Yvonne Biel. She is a former missionary teacher, young adult pastor, and Formation Pastor in Denver and graduate of Denver Seminary. She presently works as a spiritual director with a small ministry team in the Denver area called Chronic Hope and Healing. Yvonne’s passionate about making God accessible to others and seeing genuine transformation happen in the lives of God’s children by leading inner healing breakthrough experiences for individuals and groups in the name of Jesus Christ.

  • Season 3

  • Mutuality, Counseling, and Missions

    Mutuality, Counseling, and Missions

    Joining us on this podcast is Kirsten Adorno. Kirsten graduated from Denver Seminary’s counselling program and currently works as a counsellor at Full Bloom Counseling Center where she serves people living in Colorado. In addition, Kirsten uses her gifts and talents in intercultural ministry by serving as a member of the counselling team for World Venture. Members of this widely recognized and respected Christian nonprofit organization seek to equip, train, and care for over 500 long-term career missionaries serving in over 65 countries. You will be blessed as you hear Kirsten’s personal story and listen to her insights into ways to navigate mutuality as a woman in private life, in the counselling field, and alongside others serving in cross-cultural ministry.