The mission of "Common Threads" is to provide intelligent conversations with clerics, authors, journalists & lay members of the various world religions on topics that we hope will interest the thinking public.
Grand Haven, Michigan (PRWEB) November 12, 2012
Fred Stella, President of the Interfaith Dialogue Association (http://www.interfaithdialogueassociation.org)
will be a Guest Speaker before the November 19th weekly meeting of C3 Exchange inclusive Spiritual Community in Grand Haven, MI. The weekly meeting starts at 10 AM at the Grand Haven Community Center. The Public is welcome to attend.
Mr. Stella's interest in world religions dates back at least twenty years. Fred became involved with Interfaith Dialogue Association by joining one of its long standing discussion groups in 1994. Shortly after, he was elected to the IDA board of directors. During this time Fred has lectured extensively on matters of faith, spirituality and inter-religious cooperation.
In 2005 he completed a 30 city tour of India where he spoke on meeting aggressive evangelical conversion campaigns with nonviolent resistance.
Much of Fred’s work with IDA consists in producing the weekly radio program, “Common Threads”, which is aired on the NPR affiliate in Grand Rapids, WGVU. For over a dozen years this show has offered a forum for authors, clergy and lay people alike to explore the various world wisdom traditions.
Fred Stella was born, raised and educated in Detroit, Michigan. He graduated from the University of Detroit in 1977 with a degree in Communication Studies.
Fred also teaches Yoga at Muskegon Community College and is an entertainment broker and actor. He has contributed articles & essays to several publications.