2017

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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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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February 4, 2017 – Trump’s Supreme Court pick vs. religious freedom

President Trump has announced his nominee for the Supreme Court. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll explore Judge Neil Gorsuch’s record and look ahead to the looming battle over his confirmation. Host Rev. Welton Gaddy will be joined by Dr. Jay Michaelson, a rabbi, attorney, LGBT activist and […]

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January 28, 2017 – LGBTQ rights in the Trump era

If there’s one thing we’ve learned since the 2016 election, it’s that things aren’t going back to “normal” anytime soon – if ever. On this week’s State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll explore how LGBTQ rights might fare during a Trump administration. Host Rev. Welton Gaddy will be joined by Fred […]

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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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