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women, men & church: what hurts, what helps

By Kathy Escobar / September 22, 2014 / 14 Comments

Two fridays ago The Refuge hosted our first “Beyond Seminary: Moving Theology into Practice” gathering. Our amazing friend and seminary professor Dr. Deborah Loyd facilitated and we were challenged, encouraged, inspired […]

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making friends with disapproval

By Kathy Escobar / September 2, 2014 / 1 Comment

thank you, those of you who took time to try the poll about capitalization here (sorry it didn’t work consistently) or sent me messages or comments. i really appreciate the feedback. […]

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10 tangible ways we can work toward equality in the church.

By Kathy Escobar / May 16, 2014 / 18 Comments

my dear friend & ministry partner recently attended a local leaders gathering and messaged me with a text that essentially said this:  “not one woman speaker, presenter, pray-er, anything-at-all-er. see, […]

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what if…

By Kathy Escobar / April 30, 2014 / 19 Comments

i was at a really lovely meeting a few weeks ago with a bunch of pastors, and it was wonderfully hopeful except for one thing–there were only three female pastors […]

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healers, bridge-builders, and community cultivators

By Kathy Escobar / March 31, 2014 / 29 Comments

it was a great weekend at transform 2014 in san diego. it was lovely & inspiring hanging out with old friends & making some new ones, and on my middle-of-the-night-and-trying-to-stay-awake drive […]

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rock boats, upset apple carts, ruffle feathers. it's worth it.

By Kathy Escobar / March 10, 2014 / 19 Comments

saturday was  international women’s day.  i wrote this post that morning but never got around to posting it so it’s going up today. i have written about it in the […]

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making another's pain in their heart our own.

By Kathy Escobar / February 4, 2014 / 11 Comments

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]e got back last night from our fun adventure, celebrating my third kid’s high school graduation a little early.  the passport debacle was redeemed and we had a great time (and […]

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equality is a bumpy road (and sometimes it makes me want to stand on tables & scream)

By Kathy Escobar / November 15, 2013 / 29 Comments

i am coming upon my 10 year anniversary in full-time vocational ministry. january 1st of 2004 i went on a big church staff as the associate care pastor; the following […]

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equality matters, post #328

By Kathy Escobar / November 6, 2013 / 18 Comments

  yesterday my lovely and gifted blog friend sarah bessey’s new book was released. it’s called Jesus feminist, and i hope that you will buy a copy and let the […]

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educate, advocate, agitate.

By Kathy Escobar / September 5, 2013 / 22 Comments

in july i had the privilege of attending a banquet at the christians for biblical equality conference in pittsburgh. i couldn’t participate in the entire conference because of my kiddos, […]

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