Melissa Gish, a former elementary teacher, is committed to teaching her children how to be “decent human beings.”
A member of First Presbyterian Church, Gish says she, “strives to be the kind of Christian that doesn’t give Christianity a bad rap.”
We're excited to welcome her to the Spokane Faith & Values team.
Learn more about Gish on her author's page.
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.