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Christian show or tell?

By Kathy Escobar / September 29, 2015 / 16 Comments

I recently had a brief and good but challenging conversation with a friend about Christian belief. It wasn’t a long drawn out one, but as they were explaining the ins […]

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"privilege" doesn't have to be a dirty word.

By Kathy Escobar / May 6, 2015 / 7 Comments

“Privilege exists when one group has something of value that is denied to others simply because of the groups they belong to, rather than because of anything they’ve done or […]

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walls ruin.

By Kathy Escobar / April 28, 2015 / 6 Comments

I just got back from Israel, Palestine, and Jordan. Every time I write Israel and Palestine, I feel a little weird because most people just think it’s “Israel.” For a […]

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5 popular ways to shut down conversations about power.

By Kathy Escobar / April 7, 2015 / 20 Comments

Years ago when I started speaking out against the powers-that-be about “church”, I noticed a pattern. Almost the minute something negative was shared, there would be an immediate defensiveness and […]

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the same minds that got us into the problem can't get us out

By Kathy Escobar / February 11, 2015 / 7 Comments

One of the hardest things for me is when I see talented, amazing, gifted, educated, passionate, articulate, creative women who over the years have found that they have no place […]

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we don't fall asleep at the table.

By Kathy Escobar / December 15, 2014 / 8 Comments

I haven’t had much time to write this past month. Ideas come floating by here and there, but in the hubub of the holiday, they magically disappear and I honestly […]

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race & ferguson & what might be swirling around in our heads and hearts

By Kathy Escobar / December 1, 2014 / 11 Comments

It’s been an interesting paradox of a Thanksgiving week. The joy of having our kids all home for the holiday and not wanting to think of anything other than being […]

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things that make me stand on tables & go a little crazy

By Kathy Escobar / November 21, 2014 / 31 Comments

A few days ago I had a really interesting & unexpected thing happen to me that stirred up a lot of big feelings.  It’s too complicated to go into all […]

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let's stop joking about the word "whore…"

By Kathy Escobar / November 10, 2014 / 29 Comments

This could possibly be my shortest blog post ever, a close second to “we let women lead.” In the past month or so I have heard several different men & […]

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we have a dream.

By Kathy Escobar / September 24, 2014 / 17 Comments

This month’s Synchroblog is centered on Race, Violence, and Why We Need to Talk About It. There’s a link list at the bottom of this post of some other bloggers […]

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