Welton Gaddy

Rev. Dr. Welton Gaddy leads the Interfaith Alliance, a nonprofit, grassroots organization dedicated to promoting the positive and healing role of religion in public life and challenging religious political extremism. Pastor for preaching and worship at Northminster (Baptist) Church in Monroe, La., Gaddy is the host of "State of Belief," a weekly AirAmerica radio show based on the proposition that religion has a positive and healing role to play in the life of the nation. In addition to being the author of over 20 books, Gaddy provides regular commentary to the national media on issues relating to religion and politics.