little pockets of love

By Kathy Escobar / November 16, 2009 / 18 Comments

if you’ve been reading the carnival for a while most of you know that i’m a little on the passionate side when it comes to “the church.”  i have had […]

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doubt & faith: God, you out there?

By Kathy Escobar / October 19, 2009 / 19 Comments

i don’t think we could talk about doubt & faith and miss one of the most critical reasons that it is tricky for people to connect with God in a […]

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practical theology

By Kathy Escobar / September 10, 2009 / 21 Comments

“Then they took the man who had been blind to the Pharisees, because it was on the Sabbath that Jesus had made the mud and healed him. The Pharisees asked […]

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it's easy to be against health care reform when you have insurance

By Kathy Escobar / August 31, 2009 / 98 Comments

note: this is part of the august synchroblog focused on christian’s response to health care reform. i haven’t participated in a while, but i thought i’d join in this month.  […]

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Jesus school: not the most inspiring in town

By Kathy Escobar / August 24, 2009 / 10 Comments

many of you know that when i describe the refuge i use words like “messy, chaotic, honest, uncomfortable, unpredictable.”  it is so funny to me, looking back on the past […]

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out of the darkness: the lingering damage of sexual abuse

By Kathy Escobar / June 29, 2009 / 10 Comments

so far we’ve heard 3 out of the darkness stories – self-injury, brave thoughts from a former abuser, and hope and healing from sexual addiction.  i am thankful for my […]

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out of the darkness: hope & healing from sexual addiction

By Kathy Escobar / June 3, 2009 / 14 Comments

thanks all for your comments & emails from the last couple of “out of the darkness” posts.   it is always so beautiful to me to have people connect with other’s […]

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out of the darkness: brave thoughts from a former abuser

By Kathy Escobar / May 25, 2009 / 15 Comments

damn, i know the bravest people! seriously. and what is so funny to me is that many look at our community from the outside and comment that somehow it’s not […]

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why we need mothers & fathers, brothers & sisters, daughters & sons

By Kathy Escobar / May 11, 2009 / 25 Comments

i have been wanting to write this post for a while. it has been especially impressed on my heart in the past few months and i thought in honor of […]

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"we are one" & more ramblings about justice

By Kathy Escobar / May 4, 2009 / 8 Comments

well we’re back from our crazy rome trip. we were only there a little over 24 hours because that is what jose’s layover was (for those of you who don’t […]

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