survival of the fittest church

By Kathy Escobar / October 6, 2014 / 38 Comments

A few months ago I made a big plate of nachos for all of the kids. Within 10 minutes, they were devoured and I made a joke about how life […]

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don't feed the narcissists.

By Kathy Escobar / March 19, 2014 / 19 Comments

for the most part, i try to stay out of social media madness because it is usually just that–maddening.  i watch things come into my feed and because i have […]

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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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abusive pastors & the crazy $(&*@#%! they get away with

By Kathy Escobar / September 16, 2013 / 35 Comments

i know some really amazing pastors in this world–dedicated and humble men and women who love people so well and truly care about their congregations and groups. some have the […]

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educate, advocate, agitate.

By Kathy Escobar / September 5, 2013 / 22 Comments

in july i had the privilege of attending a banquet at the christians for biblical equality conference in pittsburgh. i couldn’t participate in the entire conference because of my kiddos, […]

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settling for crumbs

By Kathy Escobar / February 17, 2012 / 13 Comments

* i wrote this last month & never got around to posting it.   i’ve recently been thinking about it even more, how awesome it would be if we had […]

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it's a helluva lot of people being influenced

By Kathy Escobar / January 13, 2012 / 36 Comments

when it comes to church, i firmly believe that the “best criticism of the bad is the practice of the better.”  at the same time, i think it’s sometimes worth […]

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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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Jesus & "excellence"

By Kathy Escobar / February 25, 2010 / 41 Comments

every so often i start to feel a little bad about some of the things that i write because i know it can be mis-perceived as a continual negativity toward […]

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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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