While Dana serves as full-time faculty for Wake Tech, she is available to keynote, speak, and teach for your conference, faith community, college/university, or retreat.
She is an energetic, sought-after presenter, leading sessions at national and regional conferences, seminaries, divinity schools, churches, and universities, including Duke, Vanderbilt, GTU at UC Berkeley, Wake Forest, Emory & Henry, Elon, Millsaps College, Richmond College, VCU, and Salem College.
Dana’s keynote, workshop, and retreat topics include:
- Death, Dying, and Grief: Conducting honest conversations surrounding end-of-life care and legal planning, grief support and resources, and theological rituals for dying and grief
- Christian Meditation: Practical steps for establishing a meditation practice, contemplative practices in early church history, meditation practices and modern culture
- Sabbath: Theological and practical steps for establishing a congregational, family, and individual sabbath practice of rest, worship, and community. Dana’s keynotes and retreats include her expertise on the scriptural basis Judeo-Christian history of sabbath, as well as its intersection with american culture and economics
- World Religions and Interfaith Dialogue: Fostering inter-religious conversation, addressing faith differences and similarities, interfaith marriage, and comparative theology
- Writing as a Spiritual Practice: Utilizing writing as a tool for spiritual growth