while the world is crying out for hope, we’re talking about theology

kathyescobar church stuff, down we go, incarnational, jesus is cool, spiritual formation, the refuge 33 Comments

this past weekend i was on the refuge camping trip at jackson lake. it is was our 6th annual & is a cornerstone tradition in our community.  one of my favorite parts of the weekend is baptism.  each aspect of  it is just so beautiful—witnessed in community, a clear marker on an often very unclear spiritual journey, and a public sign of transformation and hope. i shared the story of the blind man who Jesus healed in john 9.  i have written about it here in …

here we go, down we go!

kathyescobar down we go 14 Comments

well, it’s finally here, one day late!  the release of this wild & fun project i’ve been working on since last fall–down we go: living into the wild ways of Jesus. it’s been a crazy ride getting here, all starting with a call from jonathan brink last year that said “you need to do this.” i hemmed and hawed (“i like my blog just fine,” i said).  but he stirred up the reality that even though i had no big desire to write a book anymore, …