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Tracy Simmons

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.

The King and Cultural Appropriation

Some of the issues raised by Presley’s life, particularly his early life, are enormously relevant today.

The Farewell Sermon

This year, June 30 marked the beginning of the Islamic calendar's 12th month, Dhul-Hijjah in the United States.

How one church is staying “Grounded”

Like many old city churches, Trinity must struggle to stay alive and relevant, to keep grounded.

Jesus’ earthly dad, St. Joseph – often overlooked – is honored by Father’s Day in many Catholic nations

The United States celebrates Father’s Day on the third Sunday of June. Many countries with a Catholic heritage, however, such as Portugal and Spain, have already honored fathers on March 19: the feast of St. Joseph, husband of Mary and patron saint of fathers.

“If” – A Big Word in Communication

What if there was a simple way to defuse these arguments before they start? If such a method existed, would you want to learn about it? 

SBC Executive Committee Chair: seeking ‘to make a wrong right’

‘I think the one thing that surprised me more than anything was the list,’ said Slade of a recently revealed list of convicted abusers.

Tips to Having Religious Conversations with Your Kids

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