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: 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.

About Faith: November 8, 2020

Nov 8, 2020
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Airs Sunday, November 8, 2020, at 1 p.m. Tune in Sunday at 1 p.m. for About Faith. Host Dr. Marci Howard will be joined by Fr. Pike Thomas, retired, St. Judes Catholic Church; Fr. Jason Foster, Holy Nativity of the Lord Orthodox Church; and Pastor Andy Liu, Chinese Baptist Mission at First Baptist Shreveport, to talk about the backgrounds of their faith.

About Faith - October 25, 2020

Oct 25, 2020
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Airs Sunday, October 25, at 1 p.m. On this first episode of About Faith, join Host Dr. Marci Howard in learning more about the Jewish, Islamic and Chinese Baptist faiths in our community as you meet three About Faith panel members, Rabbi Jana De Benedetti, Sheik Rafiqul Islam Nadwi and Pastor Andy Liu. About Faith airs every two weeks, rotating with Illuminations.