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A Reflection on the Wild Goose Festival

By Wesley Morris, Union Theological Seminary and Beloved Community Center, Greensboro, NC

I saw two amazing black women Rev. Traci Blackmon and Bree Newsome share time and space yesterday at WGF. 698 more words

Biography As Theology

Spirit on the Wing II — The High Cost of Flying

I wrangled with God for decades before I decided to follow Jesus, mostly because I feared God might send me off to Africa to become a missionary. 1,170 more words

Occasional Essays

Slippery Fish

It has been a week since we returned from the Wild Goose Festival, a festival of Art, Music, Justice and Spirituality. To cynical insiders, it is also known as the Festival for Recovering Evangelicals. 714 more words

Deep Thoughts

Spirit on the Wing: Scaring the Hell Out of Christians

Imagine being in a place of profound belonging, of shared vision, of arms-open love, no matter who you are. It’s a serene place on the banks of a wide river, and the music of the river mixes with the sounds of laughter and song all day and into the night. 688 more words

The Spiritual Life

Brave Goose

He sat in the front seat of the rickety golf cart. “This your first time to the Goose?”

I swear, his white beard was past the nipple line. 614 more words


How Cleaning out the Clutter Reveals the True treasures

We are having a yard sale tomorrow. And what I really mean by that is I am having a yard sale tomorrow and have dragged my entire family along for the ride. 692 more words

Radical Hospitality in the Woods

Today’s post is by Crystal Corman

It is easiest for me to connect with God when surrounded by nature’s beauty. I try to take in God’s gifts through the sights, smells, and sounds of the mountains, trees, or river. 634 more words

Spiritual Deepening