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good news gone bad

By Kathy Escobar / November 16, 2017 / 2 Comments

It seems like almost every week there’s another thing to be traumatized about in the news. Between gun violence and political fiascos with big consequences and natural disasters, so many […]

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holy week 2017: the great distraction

By Kathy Escobar / April 11, 2017 / 0 Comments

We’re on Day 3 of this Holy Week Series, starting with Palm Sunday and yesterday’s reminder that Jesus’ first act after coming into Jerusalem on a donkey was to turn tables […]

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lifeway, power, and the cost of telling the truth.

By Kathy Escobar / November 1, 2016 / 10 Comments

In 2007, I co-authored a spiritual formation tool for evangelical women called Refresh. It was a pretty cool project for that long ago; the entire book was printed in full […]

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the trump travesty.

By Kathy Escobar / February 24, 2016 / 39 Comments

On the whole, I stay away from political stuff around here. Once in a while I write something, but the divisiveness is just too crazy and I’d much rather talk […]

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"um, well, it depends on what you mean by 'Christian'"

By Kathy Escobar / December 7, 2015 / 10 Comments

In the earlier days of my faith, knowing who was and wasn’t a “Christian” was a big deal to me. There was something attached to it that was comforting, familiar, […]

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"but God says…"

By Kathy Escobar / September 9, 2015 / 24 Comments

People who know me well know I have some very clear pet peeves. Some are related to people gulping when they eat (ask my husband) or kids not answering their phone […]

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Goddamage.

By Kathy Escobar / May 8, 2015 / 13 Comments

The other day I made up a new word without even knowing it. I was hanging out with some of my favorite people in Denver at our spiritual formation-support-group-hanging-with-people-who-understand-how-hard-this-work-in-the-trenches-is, casually […]

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runaway radical.

By Kathy Escobar / April 13, 2015 / 2 Comments

One of the things I have loved the most about blogging is the amazing people I have met along the way. So many hard and beautiful stories are floating around […]

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shame, systems, and spiritual abuse.

By Kathy Escobar / September 5, 2014 / 10 Comments

I have been fringe-following the whole Mark Driscoll thing for years.  In fact, over 8 years ago when we were starting The Refuge, some random person told my partner-in-this-crazy-endeavor about […]

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third way practices.

By Kathy Escobar / June 9, 2014 / 28 Comments

once in a while i click on a facebook link that i sort of know i shouldn’t read but do anyway (you know that feeling?) and yeah, i usually end […]

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