President Trump this week used the time-honored tradition of an Oval Office address in an attempt to secure public support for border wall funding. The speech was a major departure from past addresses from the Oval Office on national emergencies such as Pearl Harbor, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and 9/11. This week, State of Belief host Rev. Welton Gaddy will speak with Bishop Minerva Carcaño of the California-Nevada Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. As the leader of the denomination’s Immigration Task Force, Bishop Carcaño will share her invaluable insights about the on-the-ground situation at the United States-Mexico border, and her analysis of the separation between morality, empathy and the Religious Right.
Hear the full January 12, 2019 State of Belief Radio program here.