Thanks for another great Coffee Talk today! About 35 people attended and we raised about $75 for SpokaneFāVS.
Join SpokaneFāVS today for its monthly Coffee Talk discussion where panelists will talk about “The Changing Religious Landscape.”
- Skyler Oberst, who wrote “People still seek God, but not in buildings“
- Steven Simmons, who wrote”Growth of non-religious due to strong stances on moral and social issues“
- Matthew Sewell, who wrote “Decline in Catholic Numbers is a Call to Action“
- Guest panelist, via Skype, will be Scott Thumma who co-authored the recent study, “Recent Shifts in America’s Largest Protestant Churches: Megachurches 2015 Report”
Coffee Talk begins at 10 a.m at Indaba Coffee, 1425 W Broadway, and will also be live streamed on Twitter.[wp_paypal_payment]
Tracy Simmons is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 15 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, on a police chase in Albuquerque, in dusty Texas church bell towers, on the streets of New York and in tent cities in Haiti.
Simmons has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas and Connecticut. Currently she serves as the executive director of SpokaneFAVS.com, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Wash. She is also a Scholarly Assistant Professor at Washington State University.