this kind of jesus is too small for me

By Kathy Escobar / January 11, 2008 / 11 Comments

i know i sometimes sound like i am dissing the evangelical church and its rigid ways.  please know i recognize there are so many good, lovely, beautiful sincere people in […]

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strain to hear the kinder voices

By Kathy Escobar / January 6, 2008 / 14 Comments

every year i make the same new years resolutions. i am really quite pathetic. i always say “okay this year i am going to work out at least 3-4 days […]

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when is the time?

By Kathy Escobar / January 1, 2008 / 9 Comments

a few days ago the fam and i went to see the great debaters with denzel washington, the true story of an all-black debate team in the 1930’s that was […]

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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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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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11.7.06 from the refuge blog – Kind Beats Right

By Kathy Escobar / November 7, 2006 / 0 Comments

The other day I was driving down the road in the lovely suburbs of Arvada and I felt like someone kicked me in the stomach. An old van pulled into […]

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