a thing or two about narcissism (+ church).

By Kathy Escobar / February 16, 2015 / 74 Comments

For a lot of years now I have been journeying with a lot of women who have been in marriages or relationships with narcissists. I’m not talking about plain old […]

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the same minds that got us into the problem can't get us out

By Kathy Escobar / February 11, 2015 / 7 Comments

One of the hardest things for me is when I see talented, amazing, gifted, educated, passionate, articulate, creative women who over the years have found that they have no place […]

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why i still love the church.

By Kathy Escobar / October 27, 2014 / 13 Comments

Yes, I call out unhealthy church systems all the time. Yes, I rant and rave about equality. Yes, I believe sometimes people need to leave church-as-they-knew-it to save their souls. […]

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10 tangible ways we can work toward equality in the church.

By Kathy Escobar / May 16, 2014 / 18 Comments

my dear friend & ministry partner recently attended a local leaders gathering and messaged me with a text that essentially said this:  “not one woman speaker, presenter, pray-er, anything-at-all-er. see, […]

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

By Kathy Escobar / April 11, 2014 / 15 Comments

i originally wrote this post in 2010, and it’s part of down we go. but in the past couple of weeks i’ve had some interesting conversations that reminded me of […]

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leaving church to save our souls

By Kathy Escobar / February 14, 2014 / 49 Comments

goodness gracious, people get riled up over conversations about “church.”  i wish we could get as much traction on justice & poverty issues!  it’s fascinating, really, how passionate many are […]

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5 false things the church often teaches us about healing

By Kathy Escobar / January 15, 2014 / 44 Comments

i have a theory about healing:  most of us need it, a lot of us want it, and many of our church experiences have taught us some things that make […]

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restored dignity won't drop out of the sky

By Kathy Escobar / November 13, 2013 / 3 Comments

this past friday i spoke at a large gathering here in denver called simply jesus. i was only there for the first part because of kids’ football games, but i […]

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what seems to help in the midst of pain

By Kathy Escobar / May 14, 2013 / 44 Comments

“when we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, […]

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when crazy is actually sane & sane is actually crazy

By Kathy Escobar / June 30, 2011 / 17 Comments

one of my favorite gospel stories is the woman who busts into simon the pharisee’s house in luke 7 and falls at Jesus’ feet, wiping his feet with her tears.  […]

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