About Faith

Airs every other Sunday at 1 p.m.
  • Hosted by Dr. Marci Howard

Hosted by Dr. Marci Howard, About Faith aims to gain knowledge and understanding of one another through respectful conversations on meaningful topics with faith leaders in our community. The show features a rotating panel representing a variety of faiths. Panelists include: Father Pike Thomas, retired, St. Jude Catholic Church, Benton, La.; Rabbi Jana De Benedetti, B’Nai Zion Congregation, Shreveport, La.; Pastor Justin Haigler, Simple Church, Shreveport, La.; Father Jason Foster, Holy Nativity of the Lord Orthodox Church in America, Shreveport, La.; Sheikh Rafiqul Islam Nadwi, Masjid Yaseen, Shreveport, La., and Pastor Andy Liu, Chinese Congregation at First Baptist, Shreveport, La. You will also hear from other faith leaders from throughout our communities who will appear as guests on the show.

About Faith: Ramadan

Apr 13, 2021
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Airs, Sunday, April 11, 2021, at 1 p.m. Our host, Dr. Marci Howard, will be joined by Imam Islam from the MCS Islamic Center, Ashish Modi, from the Sadhu Vaswani Hindu Cultural Center and Hindu Temple, Rev. Sione Tu'uta from the First United Methodist Church of Bossier City, Rabbi Jana De Benedetti from B'nai Zion Congregation, and Father Jason Fosterom the Holy Nativity of the Lord Orthodox Church in Shreveport.

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Repeat Broadcast Sunday, March 28, 2021, at 1 p.m. (originally aired Sunday, February 28, 2021, 1 p.m.) Host Dr. Marci Howard talks with Fr. Pike Thomas, retired, St. Judes Catholic Church an Ashish Modi, from the Sadhu Vaswani Hindu Cultural Center and Hindu Temple.

About Faith: Foods of Faith

Mar 15, 2021
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Airs, Sunday, December 6, 2020, at 1 p.m. Our host, Dr. Marci Howard, will be joined by Rabbi Jana De Benedetti from B'nai Zion Congregation and Father Jason Fosterom the Holy Nativity of the Lord Orthodox Church in America in Shreveport. They will discuss the role of foods in the celebration and observances of faith.

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Airs Sunday, February 28, 2021, 1 p.m. Host Dr. Marci Howard talks with Fr. Pike Thomas, retired, St. Judes Catholic Church an Ashish Modi, from the Sadhu Vaswani Hindu Cultural Center and Hindu Temple.

About Faith - February 14, 2021

Feb 14, 2021
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Airs Sunday, February 14, 2021, at 1 p.m. Love is in the air on this Valentine’s Day episode as Dr. Marci Howard talks with Father Jason Foster, Rabbi Jana De Benedetti and Rev. Sione Tu'uta about different kinds of love and how they are reflected in their varied denominations.

About Faith - January 31, 2021

Feb 1, 2021
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Airs Sunday, January 31, 2021, at 1 p.m. Host Dr. Marci Howard continues the conversation on peace with this week’s panel members, Rabbi Jana De Benedetti and Imam Islam.

About Faith: Finding Peace In Current Times

Jan 17, 2021
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  Airs, Sunday, Jaunaury 17, 2021, at 1 p.m. Our host, Dr. Marci Howard will talk with Bishop Joseph Hall, Jr., of First Baptist Church of Cedar Grove, and P. T. Asher, of the Hindu Cultural Center and Temple, and Rev. Sione Tu'uta, Associate Pastor, First United Methodist Church Bossier.

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Airs Sunday, December 20, 2020, at 1 p.m. What is the history of the nativity, was there a reason angels appeared to shepherds in the field, and does Santa Claus have a place in the Christian holiday celebration? On this episode of About Faith, Ranae Moran fills in for Marci Howard to examine the Christian Christmas story with Father Jason Foster and Pastor Andy Liu.

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Airs, Sunday, December 6, 2020, at 1 p.m. Our host, Dr. Marci Howard, will be joined by Rabbi Jana De Benedetti from B'nai Zion Congregation and Father Jason Fosterom the Holy Nativity of the Lord Orthodox Church in America in Shreveport.

About Faith: Bishop Joseph Hall, Jr. and P. T. Asher

Nov 22, 2020
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Airs, Sunday, November 22, 2020, at 1 p.m. Our host, Dr. Marci Howard, will be joined by Bishop Joseph Hall, Jr., of First Baptist Church of Cedar Grove, and P. T. Asher, of the Hindu Cultural Center and Temple.

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