Faith

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... March 15, 2018 Show 297 Hour 1

SDPB's Kevin Woster joins us to talk about faith and politics in the South Dakota gubernatorial election.

In The Moment ... December 11, 2017 Show 237 Hour 1 

We welcome author Joseph Bottum to In the Moment for a conversation about the sacred stories of Christmas.

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Joyous Surrender: A Rhapsody in Red (and Green)

Amazon Kindle Singles series "Wise Guy: A Christmas Tale"

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In The Moment ... November 27, 2017 Show 227 Hour 2

He was a Georgetown-educated doctor with a passion for rural healthcare. Dr. Ayaz Virji is Chief of Staff for Johnson Memorial Health Services and Medical Director at Primary Care Clinic in Dawson, Minnesota. Dr. Virji delivers a Wolf Talk at Northern State University in Aberdeen on November 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the Blue Room at the Johnson Fine Arts Center. We talk about the 2016 election, the racism and hatred this Muslim physician has experienced in small-town America, and the potential path to interfaith healing.

Safety In Worship

Nov 20, 2017

In The Moment ... November 20, 2017 Show 224 Hour 1

In the wake of a massacre inside the walls of the First Baptist Church of Southerland Springs, Texas, Parishioners across the country are contemplating the security of sanctuaries. We’re joined by Pastor Emily Munger of First Congregational United Church of Christ in Pierre and Pastor Jesse Hailey of Elk Point Baptist Church.

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In The Moment ... October 18, 2017 Show 201 Hour 1

Marcella van de Bovenkamp is a Christian woman living in Israel, and devoted to building a relationship between Jews and Christians. She’s in Sioux Falls to speak with various congregations about her faith journey, the dangers of anti-Semitism, and her work in Israel.

In The Moment ... September 27, 2017 Show 186 Hour 1

Faith in Public Life is an interdenominational gathering. The group brings author William Paul Young to the state on October 2nd. Joining us for a conversation about the role of faith in the public square, Father Chuck Cimpl and The Reverend Christina Swenson O'Hara.

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In The Moment ... September 27, 2017 Show 186 Hour 1

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In The Moment ... August 15, 2017 Show 156 Hour 1

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced last week that his office is joining several other attorneys general in asking the U-S Supreme Court to hear a case on the Establishment Clause. The Establishment Clause prohibits the government from establishing an official religion. The case, which has made it all the way to the country's highest court, originated in Bloomfield, New Mexico, where a monument of the Ten Commandments is placed on city property. SDPB's Lee Strubinger talked with Attorney General Jackley.

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In The Moment ... May 16, 2017 Show 094 Hour 1

Today we spend the hour talking about faith. Our first guests are Reverend Carl Kline of the First Congregational Church of Christ in Watertown,

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In The Moment ... April 13, 2017 Show 071 Hour 2

We continue with Hour Two of “The Shift.” SDPB’s Lee Strubinger looks at legislative solutions to changing demographics in South Dakota, focusing on Build South Dakota program as it celebrates its first graduates.

Denice Turner teaches at Black Hills State University. Her book "Worthy" was chosen as a Dakota Midday Book Club selection.

"Worthy" is a memoir. In it the author searches for truth after her mother's mysterious death in a fire. Denice Turner joins Dakota Midday to talk about a writer's challenge to craft herself into a character, the struggle to find an authentic sense of self worth, and the joys (and occasional despair) of parenting.

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Thirty three million Americans are now 65 and older. By the year 2030, that number is expected to reach nearly 70 million.

The Aging Faithfully Conference welcomes Sister Joan Chittister to the 2016 conference on Tuesday, July 26, at the Elmen Center on the campus of Augustana University.

Dr. Ahrar Ahmad, professor emeritus at Black Hills State University, talks about "Islam's Troubled Image" prior to his lecture at BHSU Rapid City. The conversation includes the origins of several misperceptions regarding Islam, the "awkward relationship" between Islamic countries and Western nations, optimism for the future, and steps the faithful can take to reclaim the soul of Islam in their lives and in the world.

What does it mean to have a "deeply held religious belief" and how does it impact legislation? How are the faithful to respond to a culture that doesn't mirror what they believe?

On today's Dakota Midday, Augustana University professors Richard Swanson and Dave O'Hara talk with host Lori Walsh about matters of faith, discrimination, and walking humbly with God.

It's a thoughtful conversation about one of the significant topics of our time. Asking the right question.  It's what Dakota Midday  does best.

Andreas Widmer travels the world working with entrepreneurs, investors, and faith leaders. He talks about virtuous business practices and enterprise solutions to poverty. He’s the president of The Carpenter’s Fund, an organization that provides loans for building infrastructure in developing countries. He’s also author of the book “The Pope & The CEO: Pope John Paul the Second’s Lessons to a Young Swiss Guard.”

Dr. Robert “Bud” Grant teaches environmental theology, at St. Ambrose University.   He is an environmentalist, author, theologian, and Catholic priest.  He joins Dakota Midday to discuss his thoughts on the intersection of morality and climate change and Pope Francis’ encyclical "Laudato Si".

Photographers with Through the Lens, a worshipping community that practices Visio Divina, explain the art of "Sacred Seeing."

Cathy Newcomb expounds on the nuances of contemplative photography and Dan Mueller discusses how artists can connect "horizontally and vertically" with one another and with God.

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Some inmates at the state prison are working to uphold a standard of integrity despite living decades behind bars. The South Dakota State Penitentiary houses people who have committed heinous crimes. It’s also a place where inmates of many faiths can choose to worship.

A Lutheran congregation called St. Dysmas has more than 100 churchgoers in the 700-person prison. They elect council members, and those inmate leaders talk about forming community when their own actions keep them from being part of regular society.

Theologian Anna Madsen, founder of OMG Center for Theological Conversation, explores the Christian season of Advent. Madsen shares the difficult message of repentance and how Christians can honor the weeks leading up to Christmas by pondering the mysteries of the season.

Pine Ridge Pilgrimage Of Trust

Apr 19, 2013

A stage in the "pilgrimage of trust on the earth" will be held in Red Shirt, a tiny village at the edge of the Badlands on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation from May 24-27.  The outdoor gathering will include meditative prayer three times a day, Bible study, workshops, small group sharing and meals together, provided by the local Lakota people.  Rev.

Gather The Women

Nov 20, 2012

Kathe Schaaf, co-founder of the international Gather the Women movement and Women of Spirit and Faith, leads a new organization that explores, nurtures and celebrates women's spiritual leadership.  Earlier this month Schaaf spoke to a Gather the Women event in Rapid City where she said that the world is undergoing a major shift and that women are a part of that change.  Schaaf is an editor of the anthology "Women, Spirituality and Transformative Leadership: Where Grace Meets Power."