Welton Gaddy


Author of more than 20 books, including "First Freedom First: A Citizen’s Guide to Protecting Religious Liberty and the Separation of Church and State," the Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy leads the national non-partisan grassroots and educational organization Interfaith Alliance and serves as Pastor for Preaching and Worship at Northminster (Baptist) Church in Monroe, Louisiana.

Stories by Welton Gaddy
Rep. King’s hearing is the wrong answer to the wrong question

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, will begin holding hearings Thursday on “the extent of … Continued

Freedom is universal

In light of the continuing political uprising throughout the Middle East, American leaders are reported to be recalculating their approach … Continued

Keep the focus on candidates’ capabilities, not their faith

With former Utah governor Jon Huntsman and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney both believed to be gearing up for a … Continued

Faith should inspire us and democracy should guide us

Mike Huckabee, the conservative former Arkansas governor, this weekend said that he is concerned about Islam’s role in Egypt’s future. … Continued

Guaranteed freedoms sometimes come into conflict

In Texas, a Catholic bishop made two hospitals cease doing tube-tying operations for women who are not going to have … Continued

Balancing faith with the Constitution

In recent debates between tea party endorsed Senate candidates and their Democratic opponents, faith has emerged as a campaign issue. … Continued