power differentials in action

By Kathy Escobar / April 27, 2009 / 11 Comments

if you’ve been reading for a while you know i am passionate about advocacy.   i believe we are called to stand up for the oppressed, be a voice for the […]

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mixing it up: say yes.

By Kathy Escobar / April 21, 2009 / 11 Comments

i’m kind of melancholy & raw these days, in a good way.  re-thinking a lot, waiting, listening, trying to notice some things God is probably saying that i keep trying […]

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i see Jesus alive in you. and you. and you…

By Kathy Escobar / April 12, 2009 / 7 Comments

happy easter. it was a lovely eve at the refuge last night, so simple, so sweet, so fun.  kids & grownups, love & laughter, sadness & hope all mixed together.  […]

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"the kingdom of God isn't just going to drop out of the sky"

By Kathy Escobar / March 25, 2009 / 24 Comments

i’ve been in a bit of a blog fog.  real life is extra crazy & busy & full & good; i have all kinds of ideas i’ve love to process […]

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By Kathy Escobar / March 19, 2009 / 11 Comments

i am journeying through christine sine’s lenten guide on the road toward easter.  it has some really beautiful stuff in it!  week one was a journey into brokenness & i […]

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we can't just stand by: international women's day 2009

By Kathy Escobar / March 7, 2009 / 26 Comments

most people around me know that one of the things i am most passionate about is equality for women–across the board, in the church, in our communities, in the world.  […]

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a view from the margins: the aftermath of emotional & physical abuse

By Kathy Escobar / February 23, 2009 / 10 Comments

i know the coolest women.  seriously.  strong, brave, courageous women who are rebuilding their lives after the ravages of emotional and physical abuse threatened to ruin them.  i am crazily […]

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a view from the margins: gay + "the church" = a lot of damage

By Kathy Escobar / February 19, 2009 / 21 Comments

well i don’t think it would be possible to focus on a view from the margins without offering some perspectives from a group of folks who tend to be the […]

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a view from the margins: marginalized kids

By Kathy Escobar / February 13, 2009 / 11 Comments

marginalizing people is not limited to age.  kids get marginalized all the time, too.  the ones cast aside, avoided,  ignored the  most are probably the kids with special needs.  many […]

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a view from the margins: single dads eeking by

By Kathy Escobar / February 9, 2009 / 8 Comments

i am loving sharing these stories from my friends!  every time i re-read them, i am blown away by their beauty and depth.  janice’s view of  “God’s ghetto” and kate’s […]

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