third way practices.

By Kathy Escobar / June 9, 2014 / 28 Comments

once in a while i click on a facebook link that i sort of know i shouldn’t read but do anyway (you know that feeling?) and yeah, i usually end […]

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don't feed the narcissists.

By Kathy Escobar / March 19, 2014 / 19 Comments

for the most part, i try to stay out of social media madness because it is usually just that–maddening.  i watch things come into my feed and because i have […]

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when our christian faith is questioned

By Kathy Escobar / February 24, 2014 / 36 Comments

many years ago i had a friend who was concerned about my salvation.  it appeared that my position that  “we were made in the image of God and there is […]

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"i just don't see how he could do that" & some thoughts on abuse

By Kathy Escobar / February 10, 2014 / 21 Comments

**warning: this post is about sexual abuse (and emotional, physical, and spiritual too) and so if you are extra sensitive to this topic, please know there could be possible triggers. […]

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5 false things the church often teaches us about healing

By Kathy Escobar / January 15, 2014 / 44 Comments

i have a theory about healing:  most of us need it, a lot of us want it, and many of our church experiences have taught us some things that make […]

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please, let's get outraged about more important things

By Kathy Escobar / December 20, 2013 / 44 Comments

i will start this post by saying i have never once watched an episode of duck dynasty. i do not know what it even really is, except for seeing the […]

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poverty & hidden rules & the best place to start

By Kathy Escobar / December 6, 2013 / 17 Comments

“but woe to you pharisees! for you tithe mint and rue and herbs of all kinds, and neglect justice and the love of God” – luke 11:42 last week a […]

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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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abusive pastors & the crazy $(&*@#%! they get away with

By Kathy Escobar / September 16, 2013 / 35 Comments

i know some really amazing pastors in this world–dedicated and humble men and women who love people so well and truly care about their congregations and groups. some have the […]

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what do we want to be known for?

By Kathy Escobar / March 12, 2013 / 33 Comments

today is the march synchroblog, centered on guns & God.  yikes, it’s a tricky topic with so many strong emotions, but i have faith that we can have a kind […]

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