DO YOU KNOW YOUR FAVOURITE BOOK'S TOXIC TEACHINGS SCORE?

Our research has identified that a lot of stuff taught in church about marriage, sex, and gender roles actually leads to worse sex and less happy marriages.

Curious to see how the books fared against our toxic teaching rubric?

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Bare Marriage Podcast

Sheila Wray Gregoire hosts the Bare Marriage podcast, where we strip away all the pat answers and the Christian-ese and get back to healthy, biblical, evidence-based advice for your marriage and your sex life.

And we have a lot of fun while we do it.

New episodes every Thursday!

LATEST PODCAST

PODCAST: Hurt and Healed by the Church feat. Ryan George

PODCAST: Hurt and Healed by the Church feat. Ryan George

What happens if church is the place of your greatest hurt? We're in our deconstruction series on the podcast, looking at different people's stories of deconstruction, and trying to honor all of them. What I really want to do is have people hear WHY people...

LATEST BLOG POST

How a Pastor’s Life Changed with Healthy Teaching on Sex

How a Pastor’s Life Changed with Healthy Teaching on Sex

Sheila here, I recently recieved such an encouraging message I got on Instagram, and he gave me permission to share it here! I know we talk about how toxic so many churches are. But many pastors are starting to "get" it--even those who once parrotted the toxicity...

LATEST BLOG SERIES

8 Things to Know about Religious Deconstruction and Exvangelicals

8 Things to Know about Religious Deconstruction and Exvangelicals

Deconstruction is a key term in evangelicalism that nobody knew 10 years ago. It’s a growing movement, and it’s largely misunderstood. I’m dedicating four podcasts to deconstruction, starting tomorrow. We'll begin with Sarah McCammon talking about her book...

What if Jesus meant what he said when he told us to judge a tree by its fruit?

I (Sheila) have been writing about sex and marriage since 2008. But since January of 2019, me and my team have undertaken the largest and most comprehensive studies ever done on evangelical women’s marital and sexual satisfaction.

Our ground-breaking survey of 20,000 women identified which common teachings in the evangelical church are making marriages and sex lives worse, not better. Today, our mission is to help couples and individuals undergo a “Great Sex Rescue” by shedding those damaging messages and replacing them with evidence-based, biblical, healthy teaching.

Meet the Team

Sheila Wray Gregoire

Sheila Wray Gregoire

Founder of Bare Marriage, award-winning author, and expert knitter.

Rebecca Lindenbach

Rebecca Lindenbach

Sheila's co-author, podcast co-host, and general right-hand-woman.

Keith Gregoire

Keith Gregoire

Keith is Sheila's husband and co-author of "The Good Guy's Guide to Great Sex."

Joanna Sawatsky

Joanna Sawatsky

Research Coordinator and Statistician

Connor Shay Lindenbach

Connor Shay Lindenbach

Our Resident Tech Dude

Tammy Arseneau

Tammy Arseneau

Events and Scheduling Coordinator

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