TDBI In The News

ONLINE NEWS COVERAGE AND ARTICLES

The Dietrich Bonhoeffer Institute and its President, the Reverend Dr. Rob Schenck, are often highlighted in the media. Whether it’s Television / Cable News Network interviews and coverage; newspaper / magazine articles or Opinion pieces; or online news coverage and article publishing, you will find news clippings and published articles and OpEds for your perusal in the links listed below.

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AMANPOUR & COMPANY

This new show (aired internationally on CNN International and nationally on PBS) is an interview formatted show led by Christiana Amanpour and her team of journalists.  Watch this 20-minute interview of TDBI President, Rev. Rob Schenck, as he talks about the power of our words – and how it can literally bring a life to an end.  Watch it HERE https://www.pbs.org/video/rob-schenk-consequences-inflammatory-rhetoric-xtspoh/

CNN’s NEW DAY INTERVIEW WITH REV. ROB SCHENCK

Are we accountable for the words we speak?  According to Scripture we are.  James describes the power of the tongue (the words we speak) as being a restless evil, full of deadly poison.  He says, “Those who consider themselves religious and yet do not keep a tight rein on their tongues deceive themselves, and their religion is worthless” (James 1:26).

Watch TDBI President, Rev. Rob Schenck, on CNN’s New Day program as he shares his own sorrow and regret over past inflammatory words and warns President Trump that his. words can cause great harm as well.

TIME.COM

As the political and social rhetoric in our nation becomes increasingly inflammatory, Rev. Rob Schenck wrote an article for Time Magazine about his own regretful experience on this matter and warns President Trump that his choice of words makes all the difference between life and death.  Take a read here

UPI

Clergy protest at Mitch McConnell’s office, demand action on gun violence

NPR

Take a listen to Rev. Rob Schenck on NPR’s “All Things Considered” talking about the recent and tragic mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton . . .