7.7.07 from the refuge blog…no girl pastors allowed

By Kathy Escobar / July 17, 2007 / 11 Comments

a few days ago i got sucker punched for having ovaries, if you can believe that. i was in atlanta at the big christian retailers conference to launch a book […]

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6.19.07 from the refuge blog….Can Church Really Be Church if We Don't Listen to Someone Talk?

By Kathy Escobar / June 19, 2007 / 0 Comments

Well in typical Refuge style we tried something a little out of the ordinary this past Sunday and at first glance it felt like a disaster. I realize, yet again, […]

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5.15.07 from the refuge blog…Downward Mobility

By Kathy Escobar / May 15, 2007 / 1 Comment

Well it’s official I am over the hill! 40 years old. I know those of you who have already hit this mark don’t have a lick of sympathy for me. […]

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5.4.07 from xgcw…don't go back to sleep!

By Kathy Escobar / May 4, 2007 / 0 Comments

i used to always say “ignorance is bliss”…i don’t believe it’s true, but i do sometimes wish my eyes hadn’t ever opened to the truth and reality of my life […]

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4.3.07 from the refuge blog…Reflex

By Kathy Escobar / April 3, 2007 / 0 Comments

“Where’s Jared? You brought him home, right?” We had been home about 20 minutes from a team basketball party at a restaurant and were mindlessly sitting in the living room […]

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3.19.07 from xgcw….get over it

By Kathy Escobar / March 19, 2007 / 5 Comments

i had someone tell me last week that i needed to “get over it.” i need to get over my hurt and pain related to the white, suburban evangelical megachurch […]

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2.27.07 from the refuge…The Carnival

By Kathy Escobar / February 27, 2007 / 0 Comments

I am tired of the carnival in my head. I cannot take credit for this thought, my good friend John Nunez tossed it out there in a wacky conversation and […]

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2.25.07 from xgcw….disapproval

By Kathy Escobar / February 25, 2007 / 5 Comments

standing up against disapproval is one of the most difficult things to do when we are “good christian women.” disapproval from others somehow means that we are not doing a […]

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1.27.07 from xgcw….do you identify?

By Kathy Escobar / January 12, 2007 / 6 Comments

note 7.25.08:  this is from a blog i started last year in 2007 for a group of “ex good christian women” friends.  it used to just be a private blog […]

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12.5.06 from the refuge blog….Equality

By Kathy Escobar / December 5, 2006 / 0 Comments

Christmas. Everyone responds to this time of year differently. For some, it’s a great season filled with food and family and happy memory-making. For others, it’s a time of dread. […]

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