March 11, 2017 – Muslim Ban 2.0

Weeks after the nationwide chaos that resulted from the Trump administration’s first Muslim ban, the president has signed a revised executive order. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll explore whether the new ban is just like the old one. Host Rev. Welton Gaddy will be joined by Jonathan […]

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March 4th, 2017 – Polling the Trump Presidency

As with most things involving President Trump, his address before a joint session of Congress landed very differently with his supporters and opponents. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll take a step toward understanding why many Americans hold diametrically opposing views by digging into the polling data. Host Rev. […]

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February 25, 2017 – The View from CPAC

The annual Conservative Political Action Conference just wrapped up on the outskirts of the nation’s capital. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll get an eyewitness account of the conference, which featured President Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and none other than chief strategist Stephen Bannon. Host Rev. Welton Gaddy […]

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A peek at CPAC; new planets; Jewish refugee action – Next State of Belief!

Here’s what’s coming up this weekend on State of Belief Radio – The annual Conservative Political Action Conference has just ended in Washington, DC. People for the American Way Senior Fellow Peter Montgomery was there, and we’ll get his first-person report of the strange goings-on he witnessed. Also, NASA has discovered exoplanets that seem similar […]

February 18, 2017 – Unpresidented

This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’re marking Presidents’ Day by revisiting some of our favorite interviews from the past few years. We’ll also hear a new commentary about staying focused on what matters most with President Trump in the White House. We’ll kick off this week’s show with […]

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February 11, 2017 – Trump seeks a partisan pulpit

Speaking last week at the National Prayer Breakfast, President Trump vowed to “get rid of and totally destroy the Johnson Amendment,” which for decades has prevented efforts to turn houses of worship into partisan weapons. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll discuss the dangerous implications of a partisan […]

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A Dystrumpian Vision; Let him be Frank; An Interfaith Update – Next State of Belief!

Here’s what’s coming up this weekend on State of Belief Radio – Are worries about new threats to LGBTQ rights overblown? We’ll ask Political Research Associates Senior Fellow Fred Clarkson. His recent article on the subject is headlined, A Dystrumpian Vision for LGBTQ People. Also, with a family history at the very pinnacle of evangelical […]

January 21, 2017 – Inauguration Weekend with State of Belief

This weekend, the world is watching the peaceful transfer of power that has been a hallmark of our democracy for over two centuries. On this week’s show, host Rev. Welton Gaddy will examine where we are at this moment in history, discuss loyal opposition efforts from part of the faith community, and present the life […]

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A Moral March; Rumi’s Secret; “Politics in drag” – Next State of Belief!

Here’s what’s coming up this weekend on State of Belief Radio – Jennifer Butler, CEO of the organization Faith in Public Life, which spearheaded the interfaith march to Capitol Hill to sound the alarm about some of the incoming administration’s cabinet picks… We’ll discuss what progressive moral activism is likely to look like going forward. […]

January 14, 2017 – Celebrating 11 years of State of Belief

This weekend marks 11 years of continuous broadcasting for State of Belief Radio. It was launched and has been sustained by Interfaith Alliance as well as the generous support of listeners like you. On this week’s show, host Rev. Welton Gaddy will reflect on the show’s past and look ahead to how State of Belief […]

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