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.

 

Rev Gy Ludvig

May 16, 2016
Unity Center for Spiritual Growth

Rev Gy Ludvig of the Unity Center for Spiritual Growth in Ada, MI is our guest on Common Threads.  Rev Gy tells us about Unity and her own spiritual path. 

Rev Gy received her Masters of Divinity from her country of origin, Transylvania, Romania, in 1994. She went on to study at Ashland Theological Seminary in Ohio and completed her Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling in 1995. Rev Gy was initially ordained by the United Church of Christ and eventually discovered Unity.

Neela Bhattacharya Saxena (Part II)

May 9, 2016

We continue our conversation with Dr. Neela Bhattacharya Saxena about her book, Absent Mother God of the West.

Neela Bhattacharya Saxena

May 2, 2016
amazon.com

We speak with Dr. Neela Bhattacharya Saxena about her book, Absent Mother God of the West.

Allison Garstecki (Part II)

Apr 25, 2016

We welcome Allison Garstecki back to Common Threads to continue our coversation.  Allison is a student at Aquinas College in Grand Rapids and an intern with the Kaufman Interfaith Institute.  Allison joins us to talk about her experiences working formally in Interfaith with the Institute.

Allison Garstecki

Apr 18, 2016

Today we welcome Allison Garstecki  to Common Threads.  Allison is a student at Aquinas College in Grand Rapids and an intern with the Kaufman Interfaith Institute.  Allison joins us to talk about her experiences working formally in Interfaith with the Institute. 

Len Robinson (Part II)

Mar 28, 2016
templeemanuelgr.org

Len Robinson returns to Common Threads to continue the conversation on his recent trip to Israel . Len is the President of the board of directors at Temple Emanuel in Grand Rapids.

Len Robinson

Mar 21, 2016
templeemanuelgr.org

Our guest on Common Threads today is Len Robinson. Len is the President of the board of directors at Temple Emanuel in Grand Rapids.  Len just recently returned from a trip to Israel and joins us to talk about his experiences there and more.

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.  

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