10 ideas to re-engage with the Bible if we’ve become allergic to it.

kathyescobar faith shifts, healing, spiritual formation 34 Comments

shifting faith takes its toll in so many ways–changed friendships & relationships, loss of connection & belonging in churches, and disorientation on how we connect with God.  so many of the old ways stop working.  what used to fill us up now sometimes repels us. what used to feel so comfortable now feels so foreign. i can’t tell you the …

faith shift: hope for spiritual refugees, church burnouts, and freedom seekers

kathyescobar faith shifts, the carnival in my head 20 Comments

really exciting news around here that i’m happy to finally get to share. yesterday i received the final signed contract to write faith shift: hope for spiritual refugees, church burnouts, and freedom seekers (that’s the working title) for convergent books, a new random house imprint!   it’s a long crazy story how it all came about but they approached me …

and…8 ways you can support friends or family experiencing a spiritual shift

kathyescobar faith shifts, healing 18 Comments

yesterday i shared some things to remember when we are in the midst of a spiritual shift. one thing i want to remind everyone–no matter how hard we try, we can’t make certain people fully understand. at the same time, i think sometimes people are just at a total loss on how to respond. our language, our anger, our shifts …

cynicism, skepticism, optimism, realism (and the power of hope)

kathyescobar church stuff, faith shifts, healing 29 Comments

it’s good to be back! those 5 weeks flew by!  i missed you here, but it’s been so great to be off-line for a while and enjoy summer with my kids (i’ve got 5 of them home right now so it’s nuts around here but really fun) & a little lighter refuge schedule. so much happened in this past month …