Common Threads

Common Threads, hosted by Fred Stella, is a co-production of WGVU Radio and The Interfaith Dialogue Association.  Common Threads airs Sundays at 7:00am and 6:30pm on WGVU 88.5 Grand Rapids, 95.3 Muskegon.

 

How Enlightenment Changes Your Brain (Part II)

Mar 14, 2016

Andrew Newberg, M.D. returns to Common Threads to continue the conversation on his book, How Enlightenment Changes Your Brain.

Dr. Andrew Newberg

Mar 7, 2016
penguinrandomhouse.com / Penguin/Random House

Our guest is Andrew Newberg M.D. Andrew is a neuroscientist and co-author with Mark Robert Waldman of How God Changes Your Brain.  Dr. Newberg joins us this week and next to discuss their new book, How Enlightenment Changes Your Brain.

Caravan of No Despair

Feb 29, 2016
amazon.com

Mirabai Starr returns to Common Threads to continue the conversation on her memoir, Caravan of No Despair.  

Mirabai Starr

Feb 22, 2016
mirabaistarr.com

Mirabai Starr joins us to talk about her memoir, Caravan of No Despair.   

Deok Wun (Part II)

Feb 15, 2016
amazon.com

Deok Wun of the Grand Rapids Buddhist Temple and Zen Center returns to Common Threads to continue our conversation.  We talk about his new book, A Lived Life, his previous writings and more.

A Lived Life

Feb 8, 2016
amazon.com

Our guest is Deok Wun of the Grand Rapids Buddhist Temple and Zen Center.  Deok Wun (Russell Pitts)  joins us to talk about his new book, A Lived Life. 

Kent Dobson (Part II)

Feb 1, 2016
www.washingtontimes.com / The Washington Times

Kent Dobson returns to Common Threads to continue our conversation.  Kent Dobson has been the teaching pastor at Mars Hill Bible Church in Grandville since 2012, a role he is stepping down from.  Kent has taught religion in schools, led tours to Israel and was featured on programs for the History Channel and the Discovery Channel.

Kent Dobson

Jan 25, 2016
marshill.org / Mars Hill Bible Church

We welcome Kent Dobson to Common Threads.  Kent Dobson has been the teaching pastor at Mars Hill Bible Church in Grandville since 2012, a role he is stepping down from.  Kent has taught religion in schools, led tours to Israel and was featured on programs for the History Channel and the Discovery Channel.

Gulwali Passarlay (Part II)

Jan 18, 2016

Gulwali Passarlay joins us for part two of our conversation. Gulwali is an Afghan political refugee.  We continue our conversation on the plight of refugees around the world and the book he's co-written about his experiences called, The Lightless Sky.

Gulwali Passarlay

Jan 11, 2016

Gulwali Passarlay is an Afghan political refugee.  He joins us to talk about the plight of refugees around the world and the book he's co-written about his experiences called, The Lightless Sky.

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