A Bahá'í Perspective is a weekly radio broadcast of biographical interviews of people who have either chosen the Bahá'í Faith as a way of life or who have a relationship with the Bahá'í Faith. You can listen to the broadcast on Saturdays at 10 AM on WXOJ-LP.

  • George Lord, (George is a chiropractor who employs other alternative methods of healing including a method called Body Talk. George describes the mystical art of body talk in which the soul communicates the state of one's being.).

  • Greg Shaw, (Greg grew up in West Virginia. He became a Baha'i when he was a young man in the late 60's.. He traveled throughout South and Central America early in his Baha'i career. He has since returned to his roots in West Virginia. Greg is a song writer. Some of his songs have traveled all over the world and he finds them in the most unexpected places. We talk about this and play some of his songs during the interview.).

  • Barbara Loeding, (Since the age of 4, Barbara has wanted to live in another country. Although that was her childhood wish, she wasn't able to live in another country, but she has had opportunities to travel around the world. Barbara is an Associate Professor of Special Education at the University of South Florida.).

  • Marilyn Raubitschek, (Marilyn grew up with a grand piano in her home but her mother never thought to offer piano lessons to her. When Marilyn was 9 she asked her mom for piano lessons. She ultimately became an accomplished pianist playing her first public concert when she was ten and played with an orchestra when she was 12. She has played for Arthur Fiedler and was compared to Rachmaninoff by one critic. She is now 87 years old.).

  • Terry Spratt, (Terry is a retired educator who has taught internationally. He's contemplating writing an introductory to the Baha'i Faith tying current events to the teachings. In the latter part of the interview we discuss the economic situation and the associated Baha'i teachings.).

  • Jane Faily, (Jane is A Bahá'í who intentionally went to a black college in the early '60s in the segregated south because she felt the need to promote racial integration. Today she is a psychotherapist. We discuss her time in the south as well as her psychotherapy practice.).

  • Calvin Terrell, (Calvin is the founder and lead facilitator of Social Centric; an organization he designed to provide education and training for all ages to enhance human interactions and global progress.).

  • Chris Page, (Chris is a Bahá'í and abstract painter from Western Massachusetts.).

  • Jackie Villadsen, (Jackie did a year of service at the Native American Bahá'í Institute and is now a graduate student studying astronomy.).

  • Homa Tavangar, (Homa is the author of Growing Up Global: Raising Children to Be At Home in the World.).

  • Nina Lemke Harvey, (Nina is a Bahá'í now living in England who grew up in Columbia and is the former care taker for the Bahá'í House of Worship in Panama. Nina had a near death experience when she was 3 or 4 years old which seemed to drive the direction of her life. She takes us through her spiritual journey in this interview.).

  • Tyre Byndom, (Tyree refers to himself as a spiritual rapper. He and his wife have a recording label called Koppa2Gold. He also hosts a radio program on KOPN in Columbia MO called KORE Issues.).

  • Lee Ann Edwards, (Lee Ann is former professional musician and teacher.).

  • Bill Barnes, (Bill is an educator and blogger.).

  • Cary Enock Reinstein, (Cary is a photographic artist. You can find his work on his website

  • Joye Braun, (Joye grew up, on and off, the Cheyenne River Sioux reservation. She was raised as a Bahá'í and used her religious background to spread the teachings of unity and diversity among the Sioux people. She provides an interesting historical perspective on native American history. To this day she works to preserve the native Lakota ceremonies.).

  • Roya Movafegh, (Roya was Born in Austria to Iranian parents. Roya and her family moved to Iran in 1976 only to escape it five years later due to the persecutions they faced as Bahá’ís. Roya is a multi-media artist and author of the book The People With No Camel. She is currently working on her photo-based installation piece “Search for Simurgh“, a sequel to her novel “The People With No Camel”.)

  • Pascal Akimana, (Pascal grew up in Burundi under extreme violent conditions, both within his family and out. He provides an enlightening historical perspective on the situation both in Burundi and Rwanda. He is now in the US finishing his education.).

  • Josephine Javier-Johnson, (Josephine is a woman who pursued a 9 year search for truth and feels that she has now found her spiritual destiny.).