Elizabeth Backstrom

Elizabeth Backstrom majored in journalism at Western Washington University and currently works as a content analyst and grant writer in Spokane. Her background is in newswriting and features, but if an overabundance of caffeine is consumed, she has been known to write a humor piece or two. Backstrom attended various Christian churches growing up in Spokane and currently attends First Covenant Church, an inner-city ministry in downtown Spokane.

The complications of prayer

Too often, we use prayer as a substitute for action on actionable things. Sometimes, we can’t fix a problem. Not everyone can help cure cancer. But usually there’s at least one physical thing we can do to help someone.

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