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we don't fall asleep at the table.

By Kathy Escobar / December 15, 2014 / 8 Comments

I haven’t had much time to write this past month. Ideas come floating by here and there, but in the hubub of the holiday, they magically disappear and I honestly […]

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an evangelical and a progressive walk into a church…

By Kathy Escobar / May 27, 2014 / 29 Comments

it’s been a crazy week around here with my oldest son and my second son (third child) graduating from college and high school on the same day, at the same […]

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10 tangible ways we can work toward equality in the church.

By Kathy Escobar / May 16, 2014 / 18 Comments

my dear friend & ministry partner recently attended a local leaders gathering and messaged me with a text that essentially said this:  “not one woman speaker, presenter, pray-er, anything-at-all-er. see, […]

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10 ways we can build bridges instead of bomb them

By Kathy Escobar / April 22, 2014 / 44 Comments

today is the april synchroblog and a theme i am really glad we’re tackling together: bridging the divides.  the schism within christianity between those of a more liberal persuasion and […]

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new life through nonviolent communication

By Kathy Escobar / March 26, 2014 / 24 Comments

this month’s synchroblog is called new life and where we are experiencing it in our lives right now. as soon as i get the link list, i’ll post it at the […]

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reality.

By Kathy Escobar / December 10, 2013 / 7 Comments

the other night at the refuge a friend slipped me a vodka bottle and said, “here, i really wanted to drink it but i know it’ll just mess things up […]

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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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healing shame & division

By Kathy Escobar / May 7, 2013 / 15 Comments

a few weeks ago at the bold boundaries sacred friendship gathering, hugo schwyzer, an amazing writer & speaker  & professor from LA, shared this little gem:  “the church’s witness is […]

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thank someone today.

By Kathy Escobar / April 30, 2013 / 9 Comments

this past weekend i was part of a beautiful conversation in chicago centered on friendship between men & women.  i always say that while i don’t wake up every morning […]

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