loving God by loving people

kathyescobar featured articles, incarnational, jesus is cool, spiritual formation 17 Comments

early in the life of this blog in 2008 i participated in a synchroblog where i wrote a post called making the invisible visible.  this past year my friend jonathan brink from civitas press began working on a collaborative book project for called the practice of love, which just released may 1st.   i hope you will consider getting a copy because it is filled with stories of ordinary people wrestling with the ups and downs of the practice of loving God, others, ourselves, and our enemies.  …

descent.

kathyescobar church stuff, dreams, incarnational, jesus is cool, spiritual formation 12 Comments

“…the society in which we live suggests in countless ways that the way to go is up. making it to the top, entering the limelight, breaking the record – that’s what draws attention, gets us on the front page of the newspaper, and offers us the rewards of money and fame.  the way of Jesus is radically different. it is the way not of upward mobility but of downward mobility. it is going to the bottom, staying behind the sets, and choosing the last place! why …