Oil Spills and Daily Habits

A year after it happened, the disastrous Gulf oil spill is barely heard in the news cycle. But beyond the headlines, the growing community working toward the Wild Goose Festival recognizes that there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to ecological disaster: Beyond BP, beyond failure in technique, is our continued mass consumption of oil. Wild Goose friend Brian McLaren memorably completed a multipart examination of what’s gotten us into this mess and how we can give up the oil habit, here. [Read more…]

Bruce Reyes-Chow on new Believe Out Loud Video

Now for those who know me, there should be no doubt where I stand on homosexuality and the church. Not a sin, not a choice, not an issue for me. Still, there is much work to be done to address how the church responds to the still controversial “issue” of homosexuality. [Read more…]

A Meditation on the Death of Osama bin Laden

Let us meditate on the choices before us now: The path of prideful gloating, or the path of respectful engagement. The path of hyper-nationalism, or the path of international cooperation. Let us take into account how this event is seen through eyes other than our own. [Read more…]