A conversation with the leaders of Racial Justice Institute

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How to turn tenderness into fearlessness. A conversation with the leaders of Racial Justice Institute. Are you tired of conversations about race that quickly turn into shouting matches? Do you...

Hear and tell stories at Wild Goose 2016

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This year, all over the Wild Goose Festival, and especially in the Wild Goose Studio Tent and Video Tent, you will have opportunity to hear stories, tell your own story,...

Why I’m Participating in the Wild Goose Racial Justice Institute

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Why I’m Participating in the Wild Goose Racial Justice Institute by Sarah Withrow King (Re-posted from Evangelicals For Action) Sara Withrow King is a contributor this year and a leader in our Racial...

All Are Welcome.

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“All are welcome.” We’ve been saying that since the very first Wild Goose and we’ve always meant it. And by welcome we don’t mean “tolerated,” or “accepted.” We mean embraced,...

It’s all about saying “Yes.” An interview with Phil Madeira.

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Phil Madeira is a Nashville-based musician, songwriter and producer who’s worked with names like Emmylou Harris, Buddy Miller, Alison Krauss, Mat Kearney, Garth Brooks, Toby Keith, Amy Grant and The...

Calling All Drummers!

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A Call to All Drummers by Phil Wyman The Wild Goose Festival knows you have drums. We peeked into your closets and the corners of your rooms, and we saw...

Wild Goose Supports Equal Protection Under the Law and Calls for Community Action

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We’re very disappointed with the recent actions of the North Carolina legislature has voted to deny equal protection under the law for our LGBTQ friends and neighbors. The Wild Goose…

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Indigo Girls Return to the Festival!

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If main stage at night is your happy place at the Wild Goose, we have a lot in store for you this year!  Much of the magic of the Goose...

An Invitation to Songwriters: Inspire someone with your musical story this year at Wild Goose 2016!

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In the spirit of this year’s Wild Goose Festival theme, Story!, we invite you to submit an original song to the Wild Goose Songwriting Contest. Be a part of the…


The Call of the Wild by Phil Wyman

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The Wild Goose Festival is just a few months away. Preparations for events like this are best begun early, because participation is the name of the game. Transformative Festivals like…


Mystic Action Camp: A Pre-Festival Offering

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We are excited to announce Wild Goose’s Pre-Festival Mystic Action Camp from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on July 7th, preceding the opening ceremonies for the Festival itself. This pre-festival…


Spring Ticket Special

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The Goose is calling! As Spring is emerging, our thoughts are turning to Hot Springs and summer. Hugs from old friends, making new ones, a little rain, a little humidity, raising…


Triple GRAMMY® Nominee Matt Maher to Play the 2016 Wild Goose Festival

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Matt Maher, a Grammy nominated musician whose latest release, Saints and Sinners is a call for social justice rooted in the work of historic faith leaders such as Archbishop Oscar…


Sojourners’ Jim Wallis to Curate a Timely Interactive Series at the 2016 Wild Goose Festival!

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America’s Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to a New America, the newly released best-selling book by Jim Wallis, Sojourners President and Founder, forms the foundation of the timely interactive…


Dean Emilie Townes to Present Justice Notes

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Imagine taking a walk through five notes on why justice and peace are profound values to hold if we choose to live our lives with passion, commitment, integrity, justice, hope,…


Open Call for 2016 Contributors

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It’s time to let us know what YOU would like to do at Wild Goose! The 2016 Wild Goose continues to create space for courageous, imaginative, and participative social justice…


And the 2016 theme is…

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STORY Receive | Respond | Reshape Stories shape our world. Are you listening? The 2016 Wild Goose continues to create space for courageous, imaginative, and participative social justice work, creative…


An Important Message from Your Wild Goose Leadership

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I hope you’re as excited as we are about where Wild Goose Festival has been and where it’s going. We’re honored to walk this continuing journey beside you as President, Board…