I recently participated in an interview with the amazing team at Touch Podcast, where we talked about everything from purity culture and sexual abuse to the Nashville Statement and how some Baptists are kind of on the cutting edge of sexual ethics discussions. And we did it all while enjoying bacon-wrapped dates at a restaurant... Continue Reading →
Helping faith communities talk better about sex
About a year ago, I was slogging through dissertation writing when I came upon a call for applications for a program run through my university called Humanities in the Community. My dissertation is about Baptists and sex, and yet I was still having trouble making my topic feel fresh and relevant and – well, sexy.
Want your church to talk better about sex? This scholar’s project might help.
Bob Allen from Baptist News Global recently covered my workshop at the 2017 General Assembly of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Read the full article here.
Faith & Sexuality in an Open-Source World (Audio)
How can Christians engage in constructive conversations about sexuality and sexual ethics when we experience diversity and division? Listen to audio from my workshop presentation at the 2017 General Assembly of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.
Researching faith & sexuality (Video)
Talking about sex can be difficult, and it can be even more difficult in many faith communities. Check out this recent video where I explain how my work helps faith communities better navigate discussions of sexuality. Produced by: Marge Perko
Survey on faith & sexuality
Help contribute to my research by taking this anonymous online survey about faith and sexuality. The survey is open to individuals 13 years and older of all faith backgrounds (non-Christian, little or no faith background, “it’s complicated,” etc.), and I’m specifically targeting people who are currently or previously part of Christian communities.
Reimagining My Résumé
As part of my participation in the UC Humanities Research Institute's Humanists@Work conference, I walk my fellow graduate students through the process of reimagining the résumé and how to use it to tell your career story.
Bilingualism in Bayside, TX (Video)
How does bilingualism work in a small Texas town marked by migration, an agricultural economy, and language crossing? This short documentary film highlights some of my collaborative masters research on bilingualism in south Texas. Produced by: Kimberly Dahl, Jennifer Lang, and Shawn Warner-Garcia