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.; Dr. 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: Pilgrimages

Jul 18, 2021
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Airs, Sunday, July 18, 2021, at 1 p.m. Our host this week is Dr. Marci Howard and she is joined today Ashish Modi from the Sadhu Vaswani Hindu Cultural Center and Hindu Temple, and Sheikh Rafiqul Islam Nadwi fom Masjid Yaseen. They will discuss Pilgrimages.

About Faith: Strong Women

Jul 4, 2021
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  Airs, Sunday, July 4, 2021, at 1 p.m. Our host this week is Rabbi Dr. Jana De Benedetti from B'nai Zion Congregation. Today's focus is Mother's Day and Rabbi Jana will be joined by 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, and Father Jason Fosterom the Holy Nativity of the Lord Orthodox Church in Shreveport.

About Faith: Father's Day

Jun 20, 2021
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Airs, Sunday, June 20, 2021, at 1 p.m. Our host this week is Dr. Marci Howard and she is joined today by Rabbi Dr. Jana De Benedetti from B'nai Zion Congregation, Ashish Modi from the Sadhu Vaswani Hindu Cultural Center and Hindu Temple, and Sheikh Rafiqul Islam Nadwi fom Masjid Yaseen. They will discuss Father's.

About Faith: Children and Family in Faith

Jun 6, 2021
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Airs, Sunday, June 6, 2021, at 1 p.m. Our host this week is Dr. Marci Howard and she is joined today by Father Jason Fosterom from the Holy Nativity of the Lord Orthodox Church in America, Ashish Modi from the Sadhu Vaswani Hindu Cultural Center and Hindu Temple, and Pastor Andy Liu with Chinese Baptist Mission at First Baptist Shreveport.

About Faith: Men Of Faith

May 21, 2021
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Airs, Sunday, May 23, 2021, at 1 p.m. Our host this week is Dr. Marci Howard and this weeks focus is the Men in your faith. She is joined today by Father Jason Fosterom the Holy Nativity of the Lord Orthodox Church in Shreveport, Ashish Modi, from the Sadhu Vaswani Hindu Cultural Center and Hindu Temple, and Pastor Andy Liu, Chinese Baptist Mission at First Baptist Shreveport.

About Faith: Mother's Day

May 9, 2021
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Airs, Sunday, May 10, 2021, at 1 p.m. Our host this week is Dr. Jana De Benedetti, B’nai Zion Congregation. Today's focus is Mother's Day and Dr. Jana De Benedetti will be joined by 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, and Father Jason Fosterom the Holy Nativity of the Lord Orthodox Church in Shreveport.

About Faith: Passover, Easter, and Pascha

Apr 25, 2021
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Airs, Sunday, April 25, 2021, at 1 p.m. Our host, Dr. Marci Howard, will be joined by 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, Dr. Jana De Benedetti from B'nai Zion Congregation, and Father Jason Fosterom the Holy Nativity of the Lord Orthodox Church in Shreveport.

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; Dr. 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 Dr. 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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