Show Archive

April 23rd, 2017 – Rachel Maddow returns to State of Belief

Shortly before the 2016 election, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow joined Rev. Welton Gaddy on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, for a wide-ranging discussion of the potential outcomes of the looming vote. Rachel and Welton promised to speak again in early 2017 to discuss what has changed, and what needs to change. […]

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April 15th, 2017 – Faith & Freedom Awards

Happy Easter! Happy Passover! This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll hear highlights from the 2017 Walter Cronkite Faith & Freedom Awards held earlier this month in Washington, DC. Receiving this year’s awards were legendary public radio host Diane Rehm and attorney, activist and Gold Star father Khizr Khan. […]

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April, 9th, 2017 – Before Sean Spicer, there was Mike McCurry

As we grapple with an unprecedented loss of faith in media and government in America, we’ll hear from someone who has navigated both. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll speak with Mike McCurry, who served as President Clinton’s press secretary during some of the most contentious moments in […]

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April 1, 2017 – Being Muslim in America

A number of minority groups have been in the political and cultural crosshairs of late, perhaps none more so than American Muslims. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll speak with a researcher who recently conducted a comprehensive survey of American Muslims and will share the key findings with […]

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March 25th, 2017 – Justice Gorsuch?

In a week packed with political news, the most significant development was almost certainly the confirmation hearing of judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll get an expert look at the nominee and his potential impact over perhaps the […]

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March 18, 2017 – Healing during troubled times

What are the challenges for a faith leader dedicated to the “healing of the nations” in the current political – and cultural – environment? This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll ask a longtime voice for civil rights and spiritual awakening in our nation how he is addressing the […]

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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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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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