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Wild Goose Festival Invites Christian Transformation
Originally Posted: 07/22/2014 - 2:55pm | Type: Press

July 10, 2014 Sojo in the News Bruce Elliott ...

Weekly Wrap 7.4.14: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week
Originally Posted: 07/05/2014 - 7:12am | Type: Blog

Weekly Wrap 7.4.14: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week 1.  Five Takeaways From the Hobby Lobby Case Five things to know about one of the biggest Supreme Court de ...

3 Lessons from Wild Goose: Holy Rest, Holy Mischief, and Holy Reconciliation
Originally Posted: 07/08/2014 - 8:17am | Type: Blog

Holy mischief is often missing in our life and work together. In our resistance to empire and the systems of domination that pervade our life and being, we tend to take ourselves too seriously. But it doesn’t ...

The Holy Common Ground of Wild Goose
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 1:57pm | Type: Blog

Wild Goose helps us reclaim that tribal identity, not so much just as Christians, but as fellow participants in a phenomenon that is humanity, made of heart, mind, body, and spirit. ...

Wild Goose Festival Puts Spotlight on Visual Arts
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 4:07pm | Type: Blog

Words and music are the stock-in-trade at most Christian festivals, but the Wild Goose Festival is adding another component: the visual arts. Words and music are the stock-in-trad ...

Moral Mondays' William Barber To Speak At WNC Festival
Originally Posted: 06/05/2014 - 10:52am | Type: Press

June 2, 2014 Sojo in the News Carol Motsinger ...

Troy Bronsink’s 'Songs To Pray By' Travels To Wild Goose
Originally Posted: 08/08/2013 - 10:03am | Type: Blog

A solo Bronsink will be presenting his musical work tomorrow at the Wild Goose Festival. We both took a break from packing and planning our journeys to North Carolina for this email interview. ...

Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch Changes: News from Our Bloggerina
Originally Posted: 12/14/2012 - 9:08am | Type: Blog

Change is hard. There is always a certain lamenting that comes with it, even when the change is, on many levels, a good thing. This was a difficult decision but one I felt I had to make in order to follow the ...

You're a Christian, Right? No, I'm a Christian ... Left
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:08pm | Type: Press

August 2, 2012 Sojo in the News Kevin Miller ...

Physical Churches: Do They Matter Anymore?
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:16pm | Type: Press

July 17, 2012 Sojo in the News Jeremy John ...

Wild Goose Festival focuses on prayer, social justice
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 2:54pm | Type: Press

July 5, 2012 Sojo in the News Patrick O'Neill ...

The Free Ticket: Traveling With An Atheist to the 2012 Wild Goose Festival
Originally Posted: 07/02/2012 - 10:02am | Type: Blog

Traveling with an outsider—either by choice, or not—has a way of not letting you ever get too comfortable on the inside. Chris Stedman is sprawled across an aisle seat of a Southw ...

How the Wild Goose Cured My Heebie-Jeebies
Originally Posted: 06/28/2012 - 7:04am | Type: Blog

I imagined the spaces and places other than church that might be out there for churchless people “like me.” Bars? Starbucks? Soccer games? Bars? (Sorry, did I mention 'bars' already? I get a bit dist ...

Wild Goose 2012: An Exercise in Mindfulness
Originally Posted: 06/26/2012 - 8:19am | Type: Blog

I didn’t expect was for one of the most indelible lessons of the week to come from the RV we used. How do you know when someone has a Prius? Don’t worry; they’ll tell yo ...

Compassion, Destruction, and Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

Rise of the Planet of the Apes is a surprising addition to the typical summer blockbuster canon -- for one thing, it manages to entertain and challenge, without resorting to gratuitous violence to ...

6 Films for a Meaningful Summer
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

It's been a fabulous few weeks for movies -- at theaters and at home. It's been a fabulous few weeks for movies -- at theaters and at home. There are images in the gre ...

Bringing the Camp Spirit Back Home
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 10:15pm | Type: Blog

I was not one of the 1,500 who attended the inaugural Wild Goose Festival in Shakori Hills, North Carolina last month, but I did grow up going to Christian summer camp. I was not ...

Environmental Activist Anna Clark: 'Christians Must Conserve Resources'
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:45pm | Type: Blog

Anna has a heart for equipping churches to make small and big changes for the sake of creation care and stewardship of the earth's resources. How can Christians do this, you ask? Read our conversation to ...

Crazy, Holy, Hungry Ones: My Wild Goose Festival Reflection
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

<em>"Blessed are the good-hearted, poets, and the dreamers. And all us crazy, holy, hungry ones who still believe in something better."</em></p> &quo ...

Music, Art, and the Pursuit of Justice
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

I love that the Wild Goose Festival is described as festival of justice, spirituality, music, and art. I love that the Wild Goose Festival is described as festival of justice, spi ...

Why People of Color Should Attend the Wild Goose Festival
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

This June, I plan to attend the Wild Goose Festival, an arts, music, justice, and spirituality festival in Shakori Hills, North Carolina. My appeal to you is simple. This June, I ...

Controversy in Wisconsin
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

It was a nice invitation, not unlike many I've received before. It was a nice invitation, not unlike many I've received before. Every summer, a number of Christian mus ...