Winter Newsletter 2011

  • A Note from Welton

    It’s hard to believe that another year has almost passed. It seems that just yesterday I …

  • FAQ From You: How Can I Give At Year-End?

    The end of the year provides a great opportunity for supporters to make meaningful gifts to …

  • Discussing Critical Issues Every Week

    It’s been a busy couple of months at State of Belief Radio. Unfortunately, some of that has to do with the unprecedented recklessness with which this year’s political campaigns have unreservedly and unrelentingly leaned on religious themes in promoting their candidates. Uniquely positioned to bring some rational discussion to this arena, Rev. Gaddy has –…

  • Continuing to Counter Anti-Muslim Bigotry

    If you’ve read our recent e-newsletters and other email correspondence, you’ve probably picked up on a pattern: The suspicion of, lack of knowledge about and bigotry toward the American Muslim community is one of the biggest religious freedom issues our nation is facing today. We see this in the irrational panic over the fictional “creeping…

  • Celebrating at Interfaith Alliance‚Äôs 14th Annual Walter Cronkite Faith & Freedom Award Gala

    November 13, 2011, proved to be a landmark evening for Interfaith Alliance, as together, we celebrated our accomplishments of the past year and looked toward the challenges and opportunities of a new year. As Rev. Gaddy said when he opened the evening, “Tonight is a celebration within, not an escape from, the climate in which…

  • Taking Our Message to the Campaign Trail: On the Road in Iowa

    The misuse of religion for personal political gain is nothing new to the American electoral process, but we’ve never seen religion misused so deliberately so early, as we have this campaign season…and it must stop. That’s why Rev. Gaddy joined me on a road trip through Iowa a few weeks ago…and we were busy!  …

  • Calling All High School Students in the Boston Area!

    We are currently accepting applications for high school students (grades 9 through 12) in the greater Boston area interested in American history and politics, interfaith dialogue and religious liberty issues to attend our Boston LEADD January 27–29.   Students are invited to apply for the weekend-long opportunity, which will be held at the Friendly Crossways…