13 episodes

Learning in Community is a new weekly podcast from Tacoma Area Youth for Christ designed to equip youth workers to build safe and authentic Christ sharing relationships with young people. Listen as Tacoma YFC staff explore resources and ideas to maximize the impact of youth workers. Our hope through Learning in Community is that you, who have been called by God to love and lead young people will hear encouraging stories and receive the resources you need to press into the mission you’ve been designed for.

Learning in Community Tacoma Area Youth For Christ

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Learning in Community is a new weekly podcast from Tacoma Area Youth for Christ designed to equip youth workers to build safe and authentic Christ sharing relationships with young people. Listen as Tacoma YFC staff explore resources and ideas to maximize the impact of youth workers. Our hope through Learning in Community is that you, who have been called by God to love and lead young people will hear encouraging stories and receive the resources you need to press into the mission you’ve been designed for.

    12: Slow Down & Take Care

    12: Slow Down & Take Care

    It can feel challenging to prioritize our own physical, emotional and mental needs during a pandemic. It feels like we should be doing 200% more than we would normally with less than 40% of the energy and capacity we once had. If there was ever a time to slow down — it is in this moment. Listen as Josh and Rachel unpack what it looks like to care for ourselves well right now.


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    The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel A. van der Kolk

    • 18 min
    11: Young People ARE the Church

    11: Young People ARE the Church

    It can be weird as a youth worker to connect with new young people and build ministry in the virtual realm. With kids not going back to school, the social limitations on our ability to contact young people won't be changing anytime soon. On today's episode Josh and Rachel discuss their secret weapon for doing ministry in a pandemic: mobilizing young leaders. They break down what has worked over the last 7 months and their plans for ministry this Fall. Don't miss it!

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    Building Cathedrals by Ted Travis

    • 12 min
    10: Who Fights for These Kids? Part 2 (with Minta Buse)

    10: Who Fights for These Kids? Part 2 (with Minta Buse)

    This is part 2 of our special interview with 15 year Seattle YFC Veteran Minta Buse. If you haven’t checked out episode 9, listen to that first! In this episode Minta describes the difficulties of being a youth worker when the money isn’t rolling in, what it has been like to have empathy for a culture she wasn’t born into and how creativity is born out of diversity. You won’t want to miss a second of this!

    To support her work and the work of her partners in South Seattle, Everett, Bellevue, and Monroe consider giving at https://seattleyfc.givingfuel.com/yfcgive.

    • 13 min
    9: Who Fights for These Kids? Part 1 (with Minta Buse)

    9: Who Fights for These Kids? Part 1 (with Minta Buse)

    This week Josh is back with Rachel to welcome Seattle Area YFC veteran and friend Minta Buse to the podcast. Their interview covers everything from building relationships across cultures, to working in immigrant communities, the way we value and pay youth workers, and how Minta grew up without a TV. Listen to Part 1 of their two episode interview with her right here. 

    To support her work and the work of her partners in South Seattle, Everett, Bellevue, and Monroe consider giving at https://seattleyfc.givingfuel.com/yfcgive. 

    • 15 min
    8: Trauma Informed...at a Distance (with Erin Randle)

    8: Trauma Informed...at a Distance (with Erin Randle)

    Right now amidst COVID-19, young people who have experienced severe traumas are still in need of love, support, and healing. We know that at the center of every practical need in these young people is a deep desire for relationship and that doesn’t change even from a distance. Today on the Learning in Community podcast, we welcome back guest Erin Randle to wrestle with how to come alongside young people who have experienced trauma.

    • 15 min
    7: You Belong to this Village (with Erin Randle)

    7: You Belong to this Village (with Erin Randle)

    We’ve all heard the saying, “It takes a village,” but what does that look like practically? Today we discuss how we can ALL be connected to the mission of reaching young people everywhere with the message of hope.

    • 16 min

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This podcast is short, sweet and powerful with application points to do as soon as you finish listening. I’m thankful for such a great resource for youth workers!

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