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learning these kinds of things at church.

By Kathy Escobar / September 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

Every summer at The Refuge we do a modified Sunday night format called “Summer Camp.” The idea is to focus on practical skills, community building, and a break from our […]

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narcissists are gonna narcissist.

By Kathy Escobar / September 3, 2018 / 8 Comments

I haven’t written much this summer, even though I didn’t take an official break like I have in the past. It’s been a huge season for our family, with my […]

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Faith Shifts and the Enneagram

By Kathy Escobar / July 2, 2018 / 10 Comments

Not everyone will be able to connect to this post but if you know anything about the Enneagram and have had some kind of shifting faith, this post is for […]

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equality is much more than giving someone a microphone.

By Kathy Escobar / May 10, 2018 / 2 Comments

It’s been a bit since I’ve blogged here. My dad died on April 16th, and it’s been a wild season of living into that new reality in the midst of […]

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grief and Good: a good friday reflection.

By Kathy Escobar / March 30, 2018 / 1 Comment

Today is Good Friday. No matter how much my faith has shifted over the years, I still treasure the movement of Friday-Saturday-Sunday in the life of Jesus and the complicated, […]

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faith shift: hope & healing, an online group (and a few other things)

By Kathy Escobar / March 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

I have been out of the groove of blogging this season, but it’s been for good reason! Almost exactly a year ago, after some hard and good community work, we […]

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new days are dawning: international women's day 2018

By Kathy Escobar / March 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

I am sitting here in my living room watching the sun come up in beautiful Arvada, Colorado.  The skies here are so pretty. After over 20 years of living in […]

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from standing tall to on the floor: conversations on patriarchy.

By Kathy Escobar / February 12, 2018 / 5 Comments

Years ago a friend from The Refuge hosted a Listening Party for Christian men to listen to a panel of women on our experiences as female leaders. It was a […]

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healthier people make healthier groups make healthier systems.

By Kathy Escobar / February 6, 2018 / 2 Comments

Over two decades of ministry I have consistently heard the same response from a wide array of church leaders from top to bottom (mainly male, but not always): “Kathy, why […]

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surviving this presidency.

By Kathy Escobar / January 19, 2018 / 2 Comments

Tomorrow marks exactly 1 year since Donald Trump was sworn into the office of the President of the United States of America. I remember the day well because I was […]

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