what could be: equality practiced

By Kathy Escobar / December 12, 2008 / 18 Comments

there is no more beautiful art than to see a person, a man, a woman, a child, crafted in God’s image and living as fully into that image of God […]

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dying frustrated & other highlights from off the map live

By Kathy Escobar / October 20, 2008 / 41 Comments

the past few days at the off the map live’s born again church tour have been a whirlwind of great conversation & challenge & people & thoughts about church and […]

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we can't solve problems with the same minds that created them

By Kathy Escobar / August 28, 2008 / 16 Comments

this week pretty much the topic of conversation here in denver is the democratic national convention.  it really has been a wild week in all kinds of ways. i tried […]

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"who does she think she is?"

By Kathy Escobar / August 22, 2008 / 17 Comments

heard that one before?  we start to step out, to put our toe in the water, to pursue a bit of our dreams, use our voice, our leadership, lean into […]

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re-thinking power

By Kathy Escobar / July 8, 2008 / 18 Comments

the old saying “money is the root of all evil” isn’t really that accurate.  we all know there’s something underneath money that is far more insidious–power.  i think about power […]

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equality is an action word

By Kathy Escobar / June 3, 2008 / 19 Comments

NOTE: this is part of glenn hager’s monthly synchroblog.  june’s topic is “community” and you can check out all of the links here.  erin started the lively conversation about finding a place […]

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igniting the ember: emerging women finding their voice

By Kathy Escobar / March 6, 2008 / 11 Comments

“women have been taught that for us, the earth is flat, and that if we venture out, we will fall off the edge”  – author unknown i’ve discovered the world is […]

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a time for burning

By Kathy Escobar / February 26, 2008 / 10 Comments

at the refuge’s february film & discussion night this past friday we watched a time for burning, a documentary shot in 1967 depicting conversations around a white lutheran’s pastor desire to organize […]

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springtime for a church

By Kathy Escobar / February 24, 2008 / 0 Comments

one of the things that is fun about life in blog-land is there are so many cool people out here, thinking new thoughts, digging deeper, longing for change in the […]

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why i believe in co-pastoring

By Kathy Escobar / February 20, 2008 / 33 Comments

a few years ago i had never even heard of a co-pastor.   i knew about senior pastors, i knew about associate pastors and childrens & youth pastors and some churches, […]

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