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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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my unsolicited advice

By Kathy Escobar / December 12, 2016 / 2 Comments

For almost 9 years I’ve been writing my guts out about church and faith and life and all my dreams of what could be. Despite the vulnerability and what it’s cost […]

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liberation.

By Kathy Escobar / October 26, 2016 / 1 Comment

lib·er·ate libəˌrāt/ (verb) set (someone) free from a situation, especially imprisonment or slavery, in which their liberty is severely restricted set free, free, release, let out, let go, set/let loose, […]

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the kids are alright.

By Kathy Escobar / May 24, 2016 / 13 Comments

If you’re friends with me on Facebook, your Newsfeed has been clogged with pictures of my daughter’s college graduation. Oh, what a beautiful weekend we had in New York City […]

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say something.

By Kathy Escobar / January 6, 2016 / 18 Comments

Oh, it’s not worth rocking the boat about. It’s not that big of a deal. They’re doing the best they can. They aren’t going to change anyway. I don’t want […]

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leaving church to save our souls

By Kathy Escobar / February 14, 2014 / 49 Comments

goodness gracious, people get riled up over conversations about “church.”  i wish we could get as much traction on justice & poverty issues!  it’s fascinating, really, how passionate many are […]

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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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breastfeeding hurts & other things we need to be more honest about.

By Kathy Escobar / June 25, 2012 / 57 Comments

* i wrote this post in march and never got around to posting it (i do that a lot).  it was after a conversation with an awesome mommy & ministry […]

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ex-good-christian-women

By Kathy Escobar / May 31, 2012 / 105 Comments

i used to be a really good christian woman.  like one of the best.  i said the right things, did the right things, played nice.   the only problem was […]

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on becoming less divided.

By Kathy Escobar / May 23, 2012 / 53 Comments

“in an effort to not be a divisive woman, i became a divided woman” – pam hogeweide, at the unladylike: resisting the injustice of inequality in the church event at the […]

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