jenga faith

By Kathy Escobar / April 10, 2012 / 33 Comments

thank you all for your love & honesty about sunday’s post when easter is hard.  i am always reminded in these moments how many amazing people are out there feeling […]

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yep, i guess i'm a heretic

By Kathy Escobar / November 30, 2011 / 80 Comments

heretic [her-i-tik] 1. a professed believer who maintains religious opinions contrary to those accepted by his or her church or rejects doctrines prescribed by that church. 2. anyone who doesn’t […]

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insecure christians

By Kathy Escobar / November 30, 2011 / 4 Comments

this was a guest post i wrote for rachel held evans‘ blog last week (see, i do know how to use capital letters!).  i wanted to re-post it here so […]

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there's a difference between believing & "right belief"

By Kathy Escobar / September 20, 2011 / 27 Comments

one of the things i love the most about our little wild & crazy refuge community is we can hold the space for a lot of divergent views about the […]

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the great distraction

By Kathy Escobar / August 18, 2011 / 24 Comments

a few weeks ago i was in a conversation with a friend about the use of the Bible in our Christian faith.  i sometimes get criticized for not using the […]

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the golden rule

By Kathy Escobar / May 5, 2011 / 14 Comments

**this post is part of rachel held evans’ synchroblog this week on the rally to restore unity.  there’s some fun stuff over there this week! * * * * * […]

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why sometimes i get sad

By Kathy Escobar / April 8, 2011 / 107 Comments

last month a mainline pastor from a small town outside of denver got in touch with me to see if i would be willing to come speak to their high […]

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meat lovers beware! our taste buds have been contaminated

By Kathy Escobar / July 30, 2010 / 12 Comments

i originally wrote this post for the refuge blog in october 2007.  when i was looking at a few old posts this week i stumbled across it and thought i’d […]

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wrestling with the word "christian" – a video conversation

By Kathy Escobar / February 8, 2010 / 99 Comments

well, i’m going to take a risk here and mix it up a bit.  sometimes i think just-words-week-after-week-after-week get boring so i’d like to try some different textures on the […]

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out of the darkness: never underestimate the damage of spiritual abuse.

By Kathy Escobar / November 5, 2009 / 21 Comments

if there’s one thing that really pisses me off in this world it’s abuse.  to me, abuse is when people use their power, authority, position, or strength in unhealthy damaging […]

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