we may look like losers re-dux

By Kathy Escobar / October 11, 2011 / 37 Comments

* this post is part of october’s synchroblog which is centered on downward mobility, one of my favorite topics!  read what others are saying about upside-down-kingdom-living by clicking on the […]

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"we may look like losers"

By Kathy Escobar / April 19, 2010 / 16 Comments

this post is part of a synchroblog coordinated by julie clawson; a lot of bloggers are writing today on the same topic.  you can check out the links at the […]

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the difference between cultivating communities and building churches.

By Kathy Escobar / April 24, 2017 / 8 Comments

Yesterday at The Refuge’s Sunday night gathering we had some cupcakes and sang happy 11th birthday to The Refuge. It’s hard for me to believe it’s been 11 years. When […]

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holy week 2017: realities of life's 3 day weekend

By Kathy Escobar / April 14, 2017 / 0 Comments

Today is Good Friday and in a little bit I’m heading over to The Refuge for our contemplative Stations of the Cross, Refuge-style. This is an important day that wasn’t […]

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the difference between begging for money & asking to support a worthy cause and why i'm bad at both.

By Kathy Escobar / October 22, 2012 / 15 Comments

i hate money issues.  raised by a single mommy doing the best she could, i started working when i was 13 years old for spending money.  in college, i was […]

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down we go

By Jason Vance / July 24, 2011 / Comments Off on down we go

inspiration & challenge for ecclesial dreamers, church burn-outs, missional practitioners, and ordinary people who want to live out the ways of Jesus in practice.  * * * * * down […]

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here we go, down we go!

By Kathy Escobar / June 2, 2011 / 14 Comments

well, it’s finally here, one day late!  the release of this wild & fun project i’ve been working on since last fall–down we go: living into the wild ways of […]

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breaking our american hearts

By Kathy Escobar / March 3, 2014 / 5 Comments

this past friday night we hosted a theology camp called “the radical welcome of God: wisdom from benedictine spirituality.” two nuns from benet hill monastery shared their hearts & stories & […]

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these came to mind…

By Kathy Escobar / January 26, 2014 / 9 Comments

i had a typically schizophrenic week–running from deep conversations at the refuge to driving carpools, from 8 degree weather in colorado to 72 degrees in so. cal to share at […]

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loving God by loving people

By Kathy Escobar / May 13, 2011 / 17 Comments

early in the life of this blog in 2008 i participated in a synchroblog where i wrote a post called making the invisible visible.  this past year my friend jonathan […]

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