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 and digital entrepreneurship. In her approximate 20 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, Connecticut and Washington. She is the executive director of SpokaneFāVS.com, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Washington. She also writes for The Spokesman-Review and national publications. She is a Scholarly Assistant Professor of Journalism at Washington State University.