On February 28, 2012, the second ever interfaith dialogue took place in Midland, Texas. This unique event may serve as a model for interfaith panels around the USA and the world.
This year's event was hosted by First Baptist Church of Midland.
Emcee: Russell Meyers, CEO, Midland Memorial Hospital
Speaking for First Baptist Church: Dr. Randel Everett
Speaking for Temple Beth El, Odessa: Rabbi Holly Levin Cohn
Speaking for Kauai's Hindu Monastery: Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Speaking for St. Stephens Catholic Church, Midland: Monsignor James Bridges
Speaking for Masjid Al-Qur'an and Masjid Al-Islam, Houston: Imam Wazir Ali
This year's panelists each spoke on the perspective of their faith on questions regarding the singular non-negotiable truth of their faith, the role of women in their faith, the practices that members of their faith perform in the home, their personal view on capital punishment and how their faith values diversity and looks at the idea that the whole world is one family.