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.
In this year of uncivil discourse, Rev. Jennifer Butler of Faith in Public Life discusses what religious education taught her about conversing with the other.
In this week of remembering religious minorities, namely the pilgrims in England, here is a treat of panelist Karen Danielson speaking with NPR's Rachel Martin on her conversion to Islam:
Betsy and Steve Peterson's children have long since grown up, but they still teach Sunday school to tiny tots. How come?
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 Pawar; Rabbi Bruce Elder of Congregation Hakafa; Dr. Kimberly Lymore of St. Sabina's; and Karen Danielson of the Mosque Foundation.
Children growing up in religiously observant homes often have multiple or hyphenated identities
Celebrating and living alongside your kids? Great. Living through them? Not so much.