people who fight fire with fire

please dear God, help us find a better way to talk about abortion solutions

kathyescobar crazy making, healing, incarnational, injustice, relationships 6 Comments

I always get nervous when I post about this topic because it brings out the trolls. At the same time, I can barely stand how horrid the conversations about abortion seem to go online. I believe in every part of me that there’s a better way to talk about this and find some better solutions together.   The problem is that the conversation is so charged, polarized, and completely unsafe that no one can say anything about it without things going bonkers. We will never get to …

10 things we can do (not just pray about) to help eliminate abortions.

kathyescobar healing, incarnational 41 Comments

“dear friends, do you think you’ll get anywhere in this if you learn all the right words but never do anything? does merely talking about faith indicate that a person really has it? for instance, you come upon an old friend dressed in rags and half-starved and say, “good morning, friend! be clothed in Christ! be filled with the Holy Spirit!” and walk off without providing so much as a coat or a cup of soup—where does that get you? isn’t it obvious that God-talk without …

pro-life, pro-choice: a painful paradox

kathyescobar healing 143 Comments

“let he who is without sin cast the first stone” – john 8:7 i am pro-life.  i believe wholeheartedly in the sanctity of human life, that each life is created by God, made in God’s image, and that there are no accidents.  i do not, have not, nor will ever support abortion as a good idea. i believe it is a short-cut out of a complicated situation that has long-term consequences.  it robs a life created by God of its possibility.  it strips dignity. it devastates.  when …