Audrua Welch Malvaez is a life-long Methodist and veteran youth worker currently serving as Associate Pastor at Plymouth Park United Methodist Church in Irving, TX. Although she's a native Houstonian, she currently lives in the Dallas-Fort Worth area with her husband and their Boston Terrier, Dobby. Audrua has a Bachelors in Middle School Education from the University of Houston, is a Certified Youth Minister, and is enrolled in Southern Methodist University's Course of Study. In addition to leading workshops for local youth groups and writing curriculum for various resources, she trains other youth workers in creating sex-positive youth ministry. In her free time, Audrua quilts, sings with an all women's a capella barbershop chorus, and is an avid connoisseur of hipster restaurants and craft beer.