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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over, under, beside

By Kathy Escobar / March 4, 2011 / 6 Comments

“there is always warfare in our hearts; there is always the struggle between pride and humility, hatred and love, forgiveness and the refusal to forgive, truth and the concealment of […]

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these things shouldn't be all that crazy…

By Kathy Escobar / February 22, 2011 / 7 Comments

sometimes i have fun conversations with other people who have crazy ideas about “church”, too.  whenever i do, i always say “well, it’s great to know we’re not crazy. or […]

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blessed are the spiritually poor

By Kathy Escobar / February 1, 2011 / 11 Comments

“blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. blessed are the meek, for they will […]

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what a lot of my missional-in-the-trenches-friends have in common

By Kathy Escobar / December 2, 2010 / 13 Comments

i’ve been walking a lot lately.  before my surgery it was the one thing that helped best with my pain and after surgery it is part of my daily re-hab […]

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gender equality is so pretty

By Kathy Escobar / August 16, 2010 / 5 Comments

* this is a post i wrote a while back for christine sine’s summer blog series about the kingdom now & how people are seeing it up-close-and-personal. i thought i’d […]

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the gravitational pull toward margin

By Kathy Escobar / June 8, 2010 / 14 Comments

a few months ago a dear friend called me and asked me if i knew of any bible study material for poor single moms who needed an infusion of hope […]

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"strap in, we're going down"

By Kathy Escobar / May 3, 2010 / 13 Comments

i got back last night from DC and the first tranFORM network gathering.  it was a great weekend in all kinds of ways, but of course by far the very […]

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the church of the 99 or the 1?

By Kathy Escobar / February 4, 2010 / 28 Comments

when i knew that i was going to be speaking/teaching/facilitating/whatever you want to call it in africa (yeah, i am not too into the word “preach”) i spent some time […]

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the difference between "cultivating communities" and "building churches"

By Kathy Escobar / January 14, 2010 / 33 Comments

“christian communities continue the work of Jesus.  they are sent to be a presence to people who are living in darkness and despair.  the people who come into these communities […]

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