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Wild Goose Festival puts spotlight on visual arts
Originally Posted: 09/19/2014 - 1:43pm | Type: Press

June 24, 2014 Sojo in the News Amanda Greene ...

There is No Longer Post-Evangelical or Post-Liberal: Talking 'Convergence' Christianity with Eric Elnes
Originally Posted: 08/21/2013 - 3:36pm | Type: Blog

At some point, you have to put a label on a phenomenon just to shift the conversation and get people seeing what’s happening in front of them with new eyes. I think the jury is still out on what term adequatel ...

Why Wild Goose Matters
Originally Posted: 08/19/2013 - 8:21am | Type: Blog

It's not every day that you can walk by a makeshift tent and listen to Phyllis Tickle succinctly summarize the history of Christendom in 45 minutes, and then wander over and pick up a vegetarian pita sand ...

Reflections from Wild Goose Festival '13
Originally Posted: 08/14/2013 - 11:53am | Type: Blog

Even more amazing than these "celebrity" Christians was the interactions that the "nobodies" who live quiet, faithful lives in small communities around the world and all have come together ...

Let It Ring: Indigo Girls Grace The Goose
Originally Posted: 08/13/2013 - 10:35am | Type: Blog

To be frank, I have been to a lot of secular music festivals that pay admirable lip service to activism, but these did not feel like they were anything close to being part of a movement. Wild Goose, on the oth ...

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. ...

Second Time Around: Wild Goose Mixtape 2013
Originally Posted: 08/05/2013 - 12:44pm | Type: Blog

I’m excited to share this mixtape in honor of the Wild Goose Festival, Aug. 8-11 in Hot Springs, N.C. I’m excited to share this mixtape in honor of the Wild Goose Festival , A ...

David Wimbish: Life, Death, Fundraising, and Festivals
Originally Posted: 07/24/2013 - 10:57am | Type: Blog

At the 2012  Wild Goose , for an afternoon set at a tent tucked away on the backwoods of the festival site, a young North Carolina band blew minds and won fans. More than just a band — more like a multicolored movement of sonic jubilee —  David Wimbi ...

Wild Goose 2012 Reflection
Originally Posted: 07/03/2012 - 9:00am | Type: Blog

For the first hour I was there as I nearly passed out trying to set up a tent in the sweltering heat, I was in a panic mode wondering why I was stupid enough to subject myself to the discomfort and imperfectio ...

Holy Biofuel & Justice Juice: A Musical Review of Wild Goose
Originally Posted: 07/03/2012 - 6:30pm | Type: Blog

Sadly, too much of today’s so-called “praise-and-worship” music sucks the humanity out of our adoration and contemplation, leaving us with a sugary synthetic salvation that’s all Easter lilies and neutered lam ...

The Nights Were Flamed With Fire
Originally Posted: 06/29/2012 - 5:53pm | Type: Blog

When I heard Damion Suomi & The Minor Prophets for the first time, they were performing on the main stage at Wild Goose Festival 2012, opening up for established artists Jennifer Knapp and Phil Madeira. I had heard good things about them f ...

From the Mountaintop: A Closing Liturgy from the Wild Goose Festival
Originally Posted: 06/29/2012 - 1:16pm | Type: Blog

It is necessary that we take time while on the mountaintop to reflect on all that God has given us in this special place. To imagine the implications of these truths, these questions, these stories on how we w ...

Wild Goose: A Sacred and Safe Place
Originally Posted: 06/29/2012 - 11:56am | Type: Blog

In many hours of talking to Mike over the past few years, he has told me tales of horrible religious abuse; of being denied food because he had not said the appropriate prayer, of being evicted from the gospel ...

Social Location at the Goose
Originally Posted: 06/29/2012 - 10:29am | Type: Blog

At Wild Goose, I was humbled to be among justice-seeking Christians seeking to follow in the footsteps of Jesus....It’s this voluntary reconsideration of wealth and rediscovery of our Christian justice traditi ...

Top 10 Things I Learned From the Wild Goose
Originally Posted: 06/29/2012 - 10:25am | Type: Blog

10) Don't try to tame the Wild Goose. Full stop. That sacred Goose — the Holy Spirit — knows what it’s doing. Just get out of the way and, to paraphrase W.H. Auden, when grace shows up and begins to danc ...

Beer & Hymns: Imagining Christianity
Originally Posted: 06/27/2012 - 7:09pm | Type: Blog

As we attended workshops and concerts, met new people, and tried to make sense of the larger impact this gathering might have beyond us, we kept coming back to that statement we heard early on about Walter Win ...

The Death of Cynicism
Originally Posted: 06/27/2012 - 11:09pm | Type: Blog

I knew I was cynical, but I didn’t know I was about to die from my cynicism. Then I went to the Wild Goose Festival. I wasn’t healed there. Just the opposite. I was playfully wooed to mourn the passing of my y ...

Heat, Hope, & Hootenanny: The Holy Spirit Gets Cooking At Wild Goose
Originally Posted: 06/26/2012 - 4:42pm | Type: Blog

Without a doubt, the blossoming and beckoning of the Wild Goose movement in North America heralds a bright radical future for today’s Jesus followers bringing the kingdom come. On ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: June 26, 2012
Originally Posted: 06/26/2012 - 3:28pm | Type: Blog

A load of links to counter those mid-week blues... a video of Wild Goose performers Damion Suomi and the Minor Prophets -- an Arrested Development art show -- Alec Baldwin interviewed by Terry Gross -- lists o ...

Wild Goose Heaven Is Our Answer to Hate
Originally Posted: 06/26/2012 - 2:13pm | Type: Blog

The second Wild Goose Festival has just ended. I left a piece of my heart in the hills of North Carolina. Ahead is the third WG fest at the end of August in Portland OR. And then there will be next year and th ...

Chasing the Wild Goose
Originally Posted: 05/30/2012 - 8:13am | Type: Magazine Article

Cathleen Falsani Scripture teaches that the Spirit of God was in that still, small voice. But every now and again the Spirit arrives with ...

You Might Be an Emergent Christian If …
Originally Posted: 03/29/2012 - 2:48pm | Type: Blog

In order to clear up any confusion, once and for all, I thought I’d compile a list of simple criteria to help you figure out if you are officially an emergent Christian or not. I’ ...

Grab Your Birkenstocks, Ukeleles and Pup Tents: The (Wild) Goose is Loose!
Originally Posted: 02/10/2012 - 1:08pm | Type: Blog

The Goose is on the loose, ya'll. Today organizers of the 2012 Wild Goose Festival (June 21-24 in Shakori Falls, N.C.) released a groovtastic video (with special guest apperances by Sojo homies Gabriel S ...

Shane Claiborne: Five Great Gatherings in 2012
Originally Posted: 01/18/2012 - 7:15pm | Type: Blog

Sometimes folks ask me if I’ve spoken at any conferences that I get excited about. I’ll be speaking more than 150 times this next year in about a dozen countries — at all sorts of events from a Spanish speakin ...