“Interfaith Engagement in the U.S.” – Rev. Steven Martin

A “learning luncheon” with Rev. Steven D. Martin on interfaith engagement in the U.S.

Rev. Steven D. Martin is the Director of Communications and Development for the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA. He has served United Methodist Churches as pastor for twenty years and is a graduate of Candler School of Theology.

He has produced several films for public television, including “Muslims in Appalachia,” “Islam in America After September 11th,” “Theologians Under Hitler,” “God With US: Baptism and the Jews in the Third Reich,” “Elisabeth of Berlin,” and most recently, “Islam in America: The Christian Truth.” He has lectured at the prestigious Chautauqua Institute and in churches and seminaries across the US.

In 2007 Rev. Martin was honored at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum for his work with “Theologians Under Hitler.” He has written for the Washington Post, appeared in Newsweek magazine and in USA Today, and has most recently worked with the White House a policy and social media campaign, “Know Your Neighbor,” aimed at reducing religious-based bigotry in the US.

He is the proud father of four college-attending children.