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…]

The Gift and Interruption of Reconciliation

I am teaching this week at the Duke Center for Reconciliation’s Summer Institute, a gathering I’ve delighted to be a part of since it began four years ago. We began the morning today with an intro to reconciliation in the epistles by New Testament scholar Richard Hays, followed by a testimony about the power of [Read More…]