In Part Two Lucia and Tina
talk with Beth about her Freirean model of sharing power with youth. Beth
shares the practices of deliberative pedagogy and the ways that youth and staff
in the Youth Theological Initiative faced difficult social and communal issues
with transparency, mutual accountability, and intentionality. Beth shares
stories of what creating democratic spaces looks like. Her dialogical and
democratic approach to youth ministry provides many insights for the higher
We want to highlight our outro music, offered graciously to us and featured on many of our podcasts, by Paul Myhre, Associate Director at the Wabash Center for Teaching Theology and Religious Studies. The music for this podcast is “Waiting for Winter,” by Stray Roads: Mike Shelton (guitar, keys, synths) and Paul Myhre (bass, synths, drums). Their music is available on Reverbnation, Bandcamp, and Soundcloud.