Faith Matters

Sundays at 5pm

KTTZ FM 89.1, Lubbock’s Voice of the Arts, proudly presents: Faith Matters, a ground breaking local program, hosted by Ted Dotts. Faith Matters promises to spark thought and conversation through dynamic dialogue about Faith.

Faith Matters dives into everyday issues. This isn’t church on the radio; this is your friends and neighbors sharing stories of faith and perseverance.

Our host Ted Dotts is a retired United Methodist clergyman who served forty-four years in appointments to ministries of local church, judicatory official, medical ethicist, and hospital administrator.  He taught for twenty-eight years in the Course of Study School at the Perkins School of Theology at SMU. For twelve years, he was an occasional lecturer in medical ethics at the School of Medicine and the School of Law, Texas Tech University. He served on the Board of Trustees for Southwestern University and the Board of Trustees of the Lubbock Methodist Hospital System Board. Ted is currently the Chaplain at Carillon Life Care Center.

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11:28 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Faith Matters interview with Dr. Melinda Corwin

Melinda Corwin Ph.D of Texas Tech’s Health Science Center discusses strokes and how to prevent them.  Dr. Corwin also explains that Aphasia can be problems with speaking, understanding, reading, and/or writing. It is usually due to a stroke or some kind of brain injury or brain damage.

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2:47 pm
Mon August 11, 2014

Faith Matters interview with Dr. Jim Clopton

Jim Clopton Professor of Psychology at Texas Tech University!  Dr. Clopton discusses his life and his career in Psychology.

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9:07 am
Tue August 5, 2014

Faith Matters interview with Kelsang Chondzin

Kelsang Chondzin is an American Buddhist nun and is the Resident Teacher of the Bodhichitta Kadampa Buddhist Center in Lubbock, Texas.  Chondzin has been ordained for 7 1/2 years.  Kelsang Chondzin teaches students of all levels of interest at the Center and other venues throughout West Texas.

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10:39 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Faith Matters interview with Jack Thompson

Jack Thompson, Lubbock attorney and businessman discusses his life, his family, his business philosophies and much more.

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2:41 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Faith Matters interview with Katharine Hayhoe and Andrew Farley

Katharine Hayhoe is an Associate Professor in the Public Administration program at Texas Tech University and Director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech. 

Andrew P. Farley is an Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics in the College of Arts and Sciences at Texas Tech University.  

They discuss climate change and their book “A Climate for Change: Global Warming Facts for Faith Based Decisions”.

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