Crosby, R. G., & Smith, E. I. (in press). Creating a new survey for a specific population:
The Kids’ Church Survey. SAGE Research Methods Cases.
Smith, E. I., & Crosby, R. G. (2017). Unpacking religious affiliation: Exploring associations
between Christian children’s religious cultural context, God image, and self-esteem
across development [Special Issue: Religion, Culture, and Development]. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 35(1), 76–90. doi: 10.1111/bjdp.12156
Crosby, R. G., & Smith, E. I. (2017). Measuring children’s church-based social support:
Development and initial validation of the Kids’ Church Survey. Social Development, 26(2), 423–442. doi: 10.1111/sode.12198
Crosby, R. G., & Smith, E. I. (2015). Church support as a predictor of children’s spirituality and prosocial behavior.
Journal of Psychology and Theology, 43, 243–254.
Crosby, R. G., Smith, E. I., & Frederick, T. (2015). The kid-friendly church: What makes children feel loved, valued, and part of a
supportive community. Journal of Family and Community Ministries, 28, 87–109.
Smith, E. I. (2016, April). Why religious affiliation matters: The impact of supportive church relationships on
development. Paper presented the School of Psychology’s Research Colloquium, Fuller Theological
Seminary, Pasadena, CA.
Crosby, R. G., & Smith, E. I. (2015, July). God-image as a mediator between religious influences and children’s self-esteem. Paper presented at the meeting of the Second European Conference on Psychology and
the Behavioral Sciences, Brighton, UK.
Smith, E. I., & Crosby, R. G. (2015, March). Church support as a predictor of children’s spirituality and prosocial behavior. Poster session presented at the biannual conference of the Society of Research in
Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.
Poster also presented at the Preconference for Religious and Spiritual Development