Show Archive

June 18, 2016 – In the wake of Orlando

We mourn the loss of 49 lives in Orlando, Florida and seek solutions in the face of another senseless tragedy. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, our host Rev. Welton Gaddy will speak with The Rt. Rev. Gene Robinson, longtime advocate for LGBT inclusivity in religious life and the […]

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June 11, 2016 – Ramadan Is Upon Us

The world lost a true original this week with the passing of Muhammad Ali, who once said he’d like to be the “Muslim Billy Graham.” This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, our host Rev. Welton Gaddy speaks with Yahya Hendi, the Muslim chaplain at Georgetown University, about the holy […]

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June 4, 2016 – Secular Voters Find Their Voice

With the number of religiously-unaffiliated Americans on the rise and the fiercely secular Bernie Sanders still in the race for the Democratic nomination, secular voters may be finding their voice. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, Welton hears from Larry Decker of the Secular Coalition for America about this […]

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May 28, 2016 – Welton Hits the Big Apple

As the temperatures in Monroe climb into the 90s, our host Rev. Welton Gaddy can hardly be blamed for taking a little trip up to New York City (where he landed in the first heat wave of the year…) This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s Radio show and podcast, Welton talks with the […]

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May 21, 2016 – The Attack on Transgender Rights

Transgender Americans have become a favorite target of far-right extremists who wield religion as a weapon. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, our host Rev. Welton Gaddy speaks with Joanne Keatley, head of the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, about her personal journey and the current onslaught against […]

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May 14, 2016 – Donald Trump and the Sin of Certainty

When a candidate who misquotes the Bible and brags about infidelity is winning among Evangelicals, is it time to stop talking about the faith vote? This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, our host Rev. Welton Gaddy talks with journalist Sarah Posner about the Donald Trump and the Evangelicals. We’ll […]

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May 7, 2016 – What If We Meditate the Vote?

The American tradition of how to decide who to vote for has rapidly become something between online dating and a professional wrestling match, but what if there was a better way? We explore one approach this week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, with the organizer of a new initiative called […]

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April 30, 2016 – Church, God and Knowing Nothing

Do you ignore facts? Find evidence-based claims to be onerous and annoying? Turns out you’re not alone! This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, our host Rev. Welton Gaddy speaks with Dr. Robert Proctor on the multi-million-dollar ignorance industry. We’ll hear from Interfaith Alliance President Rabbi Jack Moline about the […]

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April 23, 2016 – Passover, Medical Care, and a Reflection on the Election

On this episode of State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s weekly radio show and podcast, Rev. Welton Gaddy will discuss the dangerous affects of state laws that let parents make critical decisions to deny their child’s medical care under the guise of “religious freedom.” We’ll then talk with a campaign veteran about important issues around the […]

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April 16th, 2016 – A Star-Studded Show

Every week we strive to bring you top-notch reporting from the intersection of religion, government and politics, but sometimes the stars align and we get a show – like this week’s – with three guests whose dedication and knowledge are unparalleled. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll get […]

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