United Methodist Church (UMC), Elder
Discipline or Specialty
Pastoral Theology, with interests in feminist theory, intimate partner violence, and parish based pastoral care. Lead faculty for Global Health and Wellness track in the Doctor of Ministry degree.
Representative Courses Taught
Advanced Praxis Seminar: Ministry in Rural Congregations
Introduction to Pastoral Theology and Care
Topics in Pastoral Care: Crisis Intervention
Practicing Care in Rural Communities and Congregations, with Shannon Jung and Joretta Marshall (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2013).
"Gender, Sexism, and Heterosexism," in The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Practical Theology, Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore, ed. (Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012).
"Pastoral Implications," Lectionary Homiletics (Nov. 2009).
Agency, Culture and Personhood: Pastoral Theology from the Context of Intimate Partner Violence (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2009).
"The Protected Generation: Fear, Violence and Perfect Love," in Loving God, Loving Neighbor: Ministry with Searching Youth, Sondra Matthaei, ed. (Philadelphia: XLibris Press, 2008).
"Pastoral Implications: Matthew 25:1-13, Matthew 25:14-30, Mark13:24-37," Lectionary Homiletics (Nov. 2008).