Professional happenings

Interviewed by NPR for church-race field experiment (November)
Present research on spirituality and self-control at SSSR meetings (October)
Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion publishes our field experiment on how churches respond differently to newcomers by race and ethnicity. (September)
Teaching 400-student criminology class… biggest class yet (September)
Cover story for Christianity Today on church-race field experiment (July)

New Yorker magazine features article on SoulPulse (August)
Article in Christianity Today on religion and discrimination in job applications (June)
Received $429k grant from the John Templeton Foundation to study spirituality and self-control using smartphones (January)

2013 launched! (November)

Published second book, Upside: Surprising Good News about the State of Our World

Published first book, the snappy-titled Christians are Hate-Filled Hypocrites… and Other Lies You’ve been Told with Bethany House