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Multi-Episode on Interfaith Dialogue, Featuring Rachel Pieh Jones and Micah Wilder

The world is becoming more pluralistic, and the freedom of religion for all is becoming a realistic practice within our communities. At the same time, the American religious landscape is seeing a zealous resurgence of Christian Nationalism. For many, the threat of religious intolerance increases.

As we become more entrenched in our worldviews, we close ourselves off from the possibility of loving our neighbors. The answer is interfaith dialogue. 

In this two-episode week, we feature two varying perspectives into interfaith dialogue.

Rachel Pieh Jones runs a non-religious school in Djibouti. She is the author of a new book, “Pillars,” a journey through her personal and theological experience working and living alongside Muslims in Africa.

Micah Wilder is a member of the Adams Road Ministry and serves as the owner and operator of the Edgewater Hotel in Winter Garden, Florida. He has authored a book, “Passport to Heaven,” a look at his life as a former Mormon Missionary and a dramatic shift to follow Jesus.

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This podcast episode is brought to you by The Center for Congregational Health, Baptist Seminary of Kentucky, and McAfee School of Theology Doctor of Ministry program

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Andy Hale is the creator and host of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Podcast. Hale is the senior pastor of University Baptist Church of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, following eight years as the founding pastor of Mosaic Church of Clayton and five years as CBF’s church start specialist. Follow on Twitter @haleandy

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