Author Archives: wildgoosefestivities

We’ve Moved!

Our new blog posts, as well as general site information, can be found at our brand-new website at WildGooseFestival.org. See you there!

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Shane Claiborne: Wild Goose Hopes & Dreams

Each week we’ll be hosting a guest post by Wild Goose friends writing about what they’re looking forward to in the first year of the festival. This week we have Shane Claiborne, mendicant wanderer and nu-monastic extraordinaire. I am proud … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 7 Comments

Naked Emperors, Undead Christians, & Seedling Signs

What does it take to build an authentic and substantial social and spiritual movement in the 21st century? We love it when friends “get” what we’re about, and want to work with us to accomplish precisely this. Recently the Mennonite Weekly … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Wild is the Wind

Each week we’ll be hosting a guest post by Wild Goose friends writing about what they’re looking forward to in the first year of the festival.  First off, Bowie Snodgrass, Executive Director of Faith House Manhattan, who we’re glad to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Do you like us?

The New Oxford American Dictionary listed “unfriend” as their 2009 Word of the Year. Clearly, social networking has left an indelible mark on our shared lexicon. Suddenly, words like “Friend,” “Fan,” “Like” and even “de-friend” have worked their way into our … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Oil Spills and Daily Habits

After Day 100 and the long-awaited “capping,” the disastrous Gulf oil spill is already beginning its predictable slide out of the news cycle. But beyond the headlines, the growing community working toward the Wild Goose Festival recognizes that there’s more … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Goose is All A-Twitter

What does a wild goose have in common with an ubiquitous blue bird? The latter is synonymous with the hyper-present micro-blogging phenomenon Twitter – and we hope that the former will be as well. We’re on Twitter – we have been for months … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Wild Goose Festival Venue Annoucement: Shakori Hills in North Carolina!

We’re tremendously excited to announce that the first Wild Goose Festival will take place at in the Southeastern United States, at Shakori Hills in Silk Hope, near Raleigh-Durham and Chapel Hill, North Carolina from June 23rd-26th, 2011. Shakori Hills is a beautiful site, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

Faith & Institutions: Anne Rice, Christianity, and Wild Goose Culture

The Wild Goose Festival seeks to be a place where people of faith and people who struggle with faith (which might be all of us?) can wrestle together with what it means to be people who live at the intersection … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Friends of the Goose

Carl McColman is a friend of Wild Goose. Just this week he posted: Like Greenbelt, Wild Goose will be a time for exploring the nexus between faith, art, and politics. Themes such as social justice, care for the environment, and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment