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Wild Goose Part Two: Mud, Music, and Exploding-Head Syndrome

The giggling girl seemed to speak for all assembled at the Wild Goose Festival as she splashed barefoot up to the sunshine-yellow popcorn tent. “A little rain doesn’t have to spoil a good celebration!” she said to the long-haired, bearded young man in the tent. 847 more words

Occasional Essays

"Christianity" Just Earth Worship?

Until I saw this story early this week, I wasn’t familiar with the Wild Goose Festival, “a four-day musical and spiritual festival marketed towards Progressive Christians.” 185 more words

Unpacking from #WildGoose14: Reclaiming the Parish

At Wild Goose Festival 2014, I attended four seminars. Over the next several weeks I hope to unpack what I learned from some of them. The first one I wanted to explore was a talk by… 567 more words

Sideline Thoughts

Power To. Not Power Over. Not Power Of. Power To.

I have waited for a few days to post my thoughts on Wild Goose 14, very purposefully.  If anyone has ever heard me talk about the festival, it is no secret that I have a lot of love for it.   541 more words

Wild Goose Part One - Celebration & Sexuality

My head swirls with images of sweaty hippies swaying inside a drumming circle, tattooed youth dancing beneath rainbow banners, and a parade of body-painted, trumpet-blowing, cymbal-crashing celebrants on their way to . 298 more words

The Spiritual Life

I Learned a Whole Lot of NOTHING at #WildGoose14

I just returned from four days of driving, one day of vacation at the beach, and three nights of camping at a festival on spirit, justice, music, and art. 1,139 more words

Sideline Thoughts

Some Great Experiences at Wild Goose

Wild Goose Festival 2014 was this past week in Hot Springs, NC. This is one of the only places in the world where (mostly) progressive Christians get together and talk about how to change the world. 469 more words