Sharing Stories at the Wild Goose Festival

I’m just back from the Wild Goose Festival in Chatham County, NC. Camp meetings like this have a history in American religion. Like Cane Ridge in the early 19th century, we had communion. Like Finney’s open air revivals in the late 19th century, we had some spit-fire preaching and calls to action. Like any camp [Read More…]

After Nine Years: Nonviolence in Iraq

Today marks 9 years since the US invasion of Iraq began. I wrote last week about how I was born again to nonviolence in Baghdad and Rutba. Yet, as much hope as I saw in those small acts of radical love, I’ve wrestled in prayer over these past nine years as I’ve watched the spiral [Read More…]