Here are a handful of articles I've written.
I've contributed essays to books and my first book Finding Holy in the Suburbs is out in paperback, ebook, and audio.
Theology of Place and Belonging
Oh, The Places We’ll Stay for Christianity Today
Finding Holy in the Suburbs for author Emily P. Freeman
God’s Call to a Reluctant Suburbanite for Christianity Today
The Kingdom of God is Like a Sticky Movie Theater Floor and a Neighborhood Concert for Christ and Pop Culture
The Ministry of Spongy Wallpaper and Cramped Hospitality for author Jen Pollock Michel
Church Planting in the Land of Desire for The Gospel Coalition
Writing Saved me from Drowning and Other Tales of Creativity for Fathom Magazine
Home isn’t about Performance, It’s about Belonging for (in)courage
A Grace that Shatters for author Amber Haines
The Art of Daily Life
The Middle Space of Forgiveness for inTouch Magazine
How our Bodies Believe for inTouch Magazine
Rhythms of Gratitude in a Mass-Produced World for The Well
Don’t Worship at the Altar of Vulnerability for The Gospel Coalition
Why I’m Framing my Ph.D. Above the Changing Table for SheLoves Magazine
Making Marriage Beautiful By Choosing “I do” Again for author Dorothy Greco
Book Reviews & Cultural Commentary
What We Lose When Hymnbooks Disappear, for Christianity Today
Waiting Time isn’t Wasted Time, for Christianity Today
The Story the Suburbs Sells, a Review, for Englewood Review of Books
Coming Clean and Evangelical Testimony, for Books & Culture
The Squatters Next Door: A History of American Shantytowns for Books & Culture
Mommy Guilt, Work, and The Role of Women: Review of Beaty’s A Woman’s Place at Englewood Review of Books
Why Reading Fiction is Good for the Soul for The Well
Is Mrs. Maisel so Marvelous? for Christ and Pop Culture
Let’s Not Forget about Joy: An Ode to the Chewbacca Lady for ThinkChristian
Finding Holy in the Suburbs: Living Faithfully in the Land of Too Much
My first book about how the suburbs (and all places) shape our souls.
Everbloom: Stories of Deeply Rooted and Transformed Lives
My chapter, "I am a Desperate Woman," appears in this collection by the women of Redbud Writers Guild.
Select Media Interviews + Podcasts
Upside-Down Podcast: Consumerism and God’s Kingdom with Ashley Hales and Shannan Martin, November 2018. Listen here.
Write-up on Finding Holy in the Suburbs in relation to “The Quiet Revolution in Evangelical Christian Publishing.”