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Third Culture Podcast

Third Culture Podcast

By Faith Wake & Krista Rull
A talk-through on belonging and belief with two Third Culture Kids. Hosted by best friends and 90s-00s pop enthusiasts Faith Wake and Krista Rull.
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The Youth Ministry Tea

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The Youth Ministry Tea
Here's the Youth Minis-tea: over 15+ years of youth ministry does something to you. In this episode, we comb through some things we've learned along the way while serving in youth ministry. We're talking youth group, camps, retreats, conferences, and summer-long discipleship programs. We even asked some saints to weigh in on their experiences with leading junior high and high school ministries, and there are some hard (but good) conversations to be had. This is the first of two youth-themed episodes, so stay tuned for next week when we share "Things I Wish I Could Say to My Students' Parents." It'll be spicy *sips tea* If you have some hometown ministry stories that you'd like to share, email us at thirdculturepod@gmail.com! Follow us on Instagram at @thirdculturepod and let's keep the conversation going! Join our mailing list: https://sendfox.com/thirdculturepod Produced by Thales and Faith Wake Recorded in Temecula, CA
30:45
December 07, 2021
The Power of Nostalgia (Part 2)
"Here it comes, Millennium..." Get your anti-skip CD player and get cozy in your inflatable furniture, because we are going back to the year 2000. Enjoy this very giddy talk through the Y2K era of fashion, music, and dance movies.  Email us with your early-2000 stories and nostalgia so we can fellowship in secondhand embarrassment together: thirdculturepod@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram at @thirdculturepod and let's keep the conversation going! Join our mailing list: https://sendfox.com/thirdculturepod Produced by Thales and Faith Wake Recorded in Temecula, CA
01:00:24
October 22, 2021
The Power of Nostalgia (Part 1)
There’s something about this time of year that makes us feel all the nostalgia. We can all agree that this year was LAME, so in this episode we reminisce a little further back to each of our nomadic childhoods through the 90s-00s. Follow us on Instagram at @thirdculturepod and let's keep the conversation going! You can also join our mailing list to get updates on the regular: https://sendfox.com/thirdculturepod.
50:51
December 25, 2020
The Catch-Up Episode
After a two month break, we are BACK! So let's catch-up. In this episode, we touch on U.S. Politics and racial reconciliation as we answer some of your questions.  Follow us on Instagram at @thirdculturepod and let's keep the conversation going! You can also join our mailing list to get updates on the regular: https://sendfox.com/thirdculturepod.
52:44
November 11, 2020
The One About Friendship w/ Whitney Gans & Brandee Knowles
How does one "friend" exactly? Faith Wake and Krista Rull here. We invited our longtime best friends Whitney Gans and Brandee Knowles for a Destiny's Child reunion and to talk about what it takes to maintain friendships as an adult. Making friends can be awkward and challenging, but we've learned that deep and honest friendships are necessary for our maturation and spiritual formation. Follow us on Instagram at @thirdculturepod and let's keep the conversation going! You can also join our mailing list to get updates on the regular: https://sendfox.com/thirdculturepod. If you have any questions or fun suggestions for future episodes you can email us at thirdculturepod@gmail.com. If you're a Third Culture Kid and want to share your story, we want to hear and share your story! Shoot us an email, yeah?
47:07
August 15, 2020
The Social Media Machine
Why is social media? In this episode, Faith and Krista talk about dial-up internet, embarrassing email addresses and usernames (i.e. alwayzsmilez07, teen_tiger2000, etc.), growing up during the rise of social media, and its role in today's culture. Whether you love or hate social media, there's something to be said about its influence in the world around us. A definition we cover in the episode: "Social media is a worldwide highway of conversation with the sacred potential of being used by followers of Jesus to carry the message of the Gospel." Follow us on Instagram at @thirdculturepod and let's keep the conversation going! Share your social media stories and social media handles of old so we can find comfort in our shared embarrassment. You can also join our mailing list to get updates on the regular: https://sendfox.com/thirdculturepod. If you have any questions or fun suggestions for future episodes you can email us at thirdculturepod@gmail.com. If you're a Third Culture Kid and want to share your story, we want to hear and share your story! Shoot us an email, yeah?
38:41
July 01, 2020
Bonus Episode: Quarantine Edition w/ The Wakes + Rulls
SURPRISE! B-B-B-BONUS! We (Faith Wake & Krista Rull) recorded and edited this bonus episode shortly after the release of The Pilot, and smack dab in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic. Thales Jay Wake and Royce Rull, our super cool husbands, join the conversation as we comb through how 2020 has been so far, from early talks about the Coronavirus to our Palawan missions trip to the quarantine moment we're living in at the release of this episode. We touch on dealing with Shelter-In-Place orders, social media KABOOMs, switching to church online, army crawling through Zoom meetings, recording worship sets, learning new skills, staying creative, and Marvel time heists.  Things are changing fast--federal and state mandates, job and ministry situations, this strange political climate, and more. A lot of these changes have affected us in the past week alone, so we had to release this, as Michael Scott says, "ASAP as possible." We hope this chill conversation makes you feel like you're hanging out with your friends in this weird time.  Follow us on Instagram at @thirdculturepod. If you have any questions or fun suggestions for future episodes you can email us at thirdculturepod@gmail.com. If you're a Third Culture Kid and want to share your story, we want to hear and share your story! Shoot us an email, yeah?
32:49
May 18, 2020
The Pilot
Here we gooooo! The Pilot is here and we are as ready as we will ever be. In this episode, we (Faith Wake & Krista Rull) talk about what The Third Culture Podcast is all about, what even is a Third Culture Kid, and our own TCK stories that have brought us to this point--this point right here with the subpar recording and unlimited artillery of niche boyband and fandom references. Please note: We recorded this episode towards the end of 2019 before we got really good microphones. Even so, we're still figuring out this production stuff. Don't be repelled by the pops and muffles. We hope you stick around for the storytelling, regardless of the sound quality. We hope you love it. This episode took a lot of panicked planning, should-we-do-it's and let's-just-flippin-do-it's. If you don't love it, just move on to the next thing. We don't do well with haterade. It sits funny in our stomachs. Haterade intolerance, amiright? Follow us on Instagram at @thirdculturepod. If you have any questions or fun suggestions for future episodes, you can email us at thirdculturepod@gmail.com.
40:40
May 04, 2020
The Third Culture Podcast Trailer
Faith Wake and Krista Rull are two Third Culture Kids talking through belonging and belief, sprinkling in some 90s-00s pop and nerdy references. Here’s a little appeteaser (blekh) of what’s to come! Follow us on Instagram as @thirdculturepod.
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April 26, 2020