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.
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.
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.
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.
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.