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Submitted 04-29-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Giant ice sheets carved out the Great Lakes leaving Michigan a fertile land roaming with large creatures and early nomadic tribes. Grand Rapids was home to the Goodall tribe who left behind burial mounds.
Submitted 04-16-2016 under NONPROFITS
Grand Rapids Symphony, for first time in its 86-year history, appears with Cornerstone University Chorale for a program of music inspired by stained-glass windows in new, $14 million Christ Chapel
Submitted 04-14-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Host Jessica Young talks to Lisa Ann Cockrel, director of the Festival of Faith & Writing about the landscape of modern religious storytelling, including festival guests Tobias Wolff, George Saunders, Zadie Smith, Sarah Bessey, and Nadia Bolz-Weber.
Submitted 03-01-2016 under NONPROFITS
Welcoming Refugees: Do Unto Other - A Conversation on Community Engagement will take place at Cathedral Square on March 8.
Submitted 02-15-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Host Katie Gordon speaks with Rishi Makkar, a local business owner and follower of the Sikh religion, about misunderstanding and violence toward the Sikh community, and how we can overcome that fear and hatred by breaking bread with one another.
Submitted 02-09-2016 under OPINION
Lance Kraai of New City Urban Farm proposes a generous reciprocal free market based on Judaic/Christian ideas of Shalom over capitalism and addresses the historical problems that capitalism has created.
Submitted 02-05-2016 under OPINION
Host Katie Gordon speaks with Scott Burden about the upcoming Change U Activist Assembly on Spiritual Violence: A Community Experience, a Community Response
Submitted 01-19-2016 under OPINION
This Thursday, January 21, the Niagara Foundation and Kaufman Interfaith Institute are hosting the annual Abrahamic Dinner, which will foster dialogue around interfaith understanding, religion and violence and using religion for peace.
Submitted 12-31-2015 under LOCAL LIFE
Shamar Alef, Grand Rapids native, ballet dancer and hip-hop artist, offers spiritual solutions to social issues, discusses his recent tour and reflects on his upcoming album, "God is in your Belly."
Submitted 12-08-2015 under NONPROFITS
Instruments of Hope will be presenting a living nativity in the Saint Francis of Assisi Sculpture Garden at the Dominican Center of Marywood this Sunday, December 13.
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