Philanthropy

As we approach the end of the calendar year, most of us will be flooded with requests for year end donations, but what difference does donating make to the world around us or for ourselves?Our conversation features Kashif Shaikh Executive Director of the Pillars Fund and David King, Karen Lake Buttrey Director, Lake Institute on Faith & Giving and Assistant Professor, Philanthropic Studies at the Lilly School of Philanthropy at Indiana University.  Our panel includes Rabbi Bruce Elder of Congregation Hakafa; Dr. Kimberly Lymore of St. Sabina's; and Karen Danielson of the Mosque Foundation.

Political Engagement

No matter who wins any election, people of faith carry with them a certain obligation to engage with and, in many cases, critique political leaders and policies as church and state live together-apart in the United States. How do we do this in a way that isn't trite?  Does engagement actually matter?  This all-star episode features Rev. Jennifer Butler of Faith inPublic Life and chair of the President's advisory council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships; Chicago Alderman Ameya PawarRabbi Bruce Elder of Congregation Hakafa; Dr. Kimberly Lymore of St. Sabina's; and Karen Danielson of the Mosque Foundation.