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equality matters.

By Kathy Escobar / January 28, 2016 / 12 Comments

“Are we still talking about women’s equality in the church? Really? In the year 2016?” Once in a while I have someone say that to me. The answer is always […]

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say something.

By Kathy Escobar / January 6, 2016 / 18 Comments

Oh, it’s not worth rocking the boat about. It’s not that big of a deal. They’re doing the best they can. They aren’t going to change anyway. I don’t want […]

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important words from parents of LGBQT kids: what hurts, what helps

By Kathy Escobar / October 19, 2015 / 7 Comments

I had the privilege of spending a few days with an online support group for moms of LGBQT kids of all ages. What a gift! These are amazing women of […]

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Christian show or tell?

By Kathy Escobar / September 29, 2015 / 16 Comments

I recently had a brief and good but challenging conversation with a friend about Christian belief. It wasn’t a long drawn out one, but as they were explaining the ins […]

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8 ways men can advocate for women's equality.

By Kathy Escobar / May 22, 2015 / 15 Comments

Yesterday I had the privilege of sharing on a panel alongside 4 other female pastors & leaders in a room filled with about 25 male pastors & leaders in Denver. […]

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"privilege" doesn't have to be a dirty word.

By Kathy Escobar / May 6, 2015 / 7 Comments

“Privilege exists when one group has something of value that is denied to others simply because of the groups they belong to, rather than because of anything they’ve done or […]

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walls ruin.

By Kathy Escobar / April 28, 2015 / 6 Comments

I just got back from Israel, Palestine, and Jordan. Every time I write Israel and Palestine, I feel a little weird because most people just think it’s “Israel.” For a […]

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what we're for.

By Kathy Escobar / April 15, 2015 / 11 Comments

There’s a new church plant in my neighborhood at our local school. They moved here with a whole bunch of people from another state, started two services out of the […]

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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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lifting heads, straightening backs.

By Kathy Escobar / March 3, 2015 / 13 Comments

Sometimes I get calls from women asking for help to get out of an abusive relationship. Skittish, scared, and filled with shame, they reach out and share their story. It’s […]

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