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.

 

Dafina-Lazarus Stewart (Part I)

Oct 31, 2016

Our guest is Dafina-Lazarus Stewart, Ph.D.   Dr. Stewart will be the speaker at the 20th Annual Multicultural Seminar at Grand Valley State University on November 4.  The topic, The Necessity of Talking about Religion, Faith, and Spirituality in Public Spaces.  Click Here for more information.

Dr. Stewart is a professor in the College of Education and Human Development at Bowling Green State University.

2016 Sigal Memorial Lecture (Part I)

Oct 24, 2016
gvsu.edu

We bring you part one of the 2016 Phillip Sigal Lecture held Wednesday March 30, 2016. Rev. Jennifer Bailey’s presentation was titled, “Racial and Interfaith Justice: A New Vision for Leadership at the Intersections"

Rev. Jennifer Bailey is an ordained African Methodist Episcopal minister and emerging interfaith leader nationally. Her talk featured inspiring stories from her own growing up, the tragedy of the killings at the AME church in Charleston, and her own faith journey.

Judaism in West Michigan (Part II)

Oct 3, 2016
templeemanuelgr.org

Len Robinson joins us again continue the conversation on the Jewish faith community here in West Michigan.  Len is a former president of the board of directors at Temple Emanuel in Grand Rapids, president of Jewish Theatre Grand Rapids, and active on the Interfaith Dialogue Association .

Judaism in West Michigan

Sep 26, 2016
templeemanuelgr.org

We welcome Len Robinson back to Common Threads to talk about the Jewish faith community here in West Michigan.  Len is a former president of the board of directors at Temple Emanuel in Grand Rapids, president of Jewish Theatre Grand Rapids, and active on the Interfaith Dialogue Association .

Anuttama Dasa (Part II)

Sep 20, 2016
gbc.iskcon.org / ISKCON

Anuttama Dasa joins us again on Common Threads to continue our conversation. Anuttama Dasa is the Minister of Communications for the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON).  He joined us this week and last to talk about 50 years of the Hare Krishna movement in the west.

Anuttama Dasa

Sep 12, 2016
gbc.iskcon.org / ISKCON

Our guest is Anuttama Dasa, Minister of Communications for the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON).  Anuttama joins us to talk about 50 years of the Hare Krishna movement in the west.  

Richard Rhem (Part II)

Aug 22, 2016
richardrhem.org / Richard A. Rhem Archive

We continue our conversation with Rev. Richard Rhem.  Richard Rhem is the pastor emeritus of Christ Community Church in Spring Lake, MI.

Website:  richardrhem.org

Richard Rehm

Aug 15, 2016
http://richardrhem.org

We welcome Rev. Richard Rhem to Common Threads.  Rev. Rehm is the pastor emeritus of Christ Community Church in Spring Lake, MI.  

Website: richardrhem.org

Charles Honey (Part II)

Jul 18, 2016
soulmailing.com

We’re joined again by former Grand Rapids Press Religion section editor and columnist Charles Honey. We continue our conversation on the Syrian migration issue, the 2016 elections, and how religion is portrayed by the media and expressed in this election.

Charlie Honey now works for the Kent Intermediate School District and writes for School Network News.

Charles Honey

Jul 11, 2016
wmcarchive.com / West Michigan Christian News

Former Grand Rapids Press Religion section editor and columnist Charles Honey speaks with Fred Stella about the Syrian migration issue, the 2016 elections, and how religion is portrayed by the media and expressed in this election.

Charlie Honey now works for the Kent Intermediate School District and writes for School Network News.

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