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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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please dear God, help us find a better way to talk about abortion solutions

By Kathy Escobar / October 8, 2015 / 6 Comments

I always get nervous when I post about this topic because it brings out the trolls. At the same time, I can barely stand how horrid the conversations about abortion […]

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"we want more meat…"

By Kathy Escobar / September 23, 2015 / 8 Comments

So far, we’ve covered “But God says…” and “I’m not like those people” over the past few weeks (I’m moving slow; it’s been nutty around here this fall). Today is the last […]

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"i'm not like those people"

By Kathy Escobar / September 14, 2015 / 12 Comments

I love what “but God says…” stirred up! Here’s the second installment of three phrases that really bug me for all kinds of reasons beyond just nitpicking-ness. Years ago when […]

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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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grace jealousy.

By Kathy Escobar / May 14, 2015 / 19 Comments

I started writing this post over three years ago but never got very far. However, this thought has come back to me a lot over the past several weeks I […]

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church cannibalism.

By Kathy Escobar / May 12, 2015 / 10 Comments

I’m going to be blogging a little bit more than usual over the next few weeks because this summer I’ll be taking a break here and I want to get […]

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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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a thing or two about narcissism (+ church).

By Kathy Escobar / February 16, 2015 / 74 Comments

For a lot of years now I have been journeying with a lot of women who have been in marriages or relationships with narcissists. I’m not talking about plain old […]

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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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