Living Wholehearted

October 13, 2020

Ep. 48 : Encouragement for Youth Leaders & Parents with Jen Guldbrandson and Tyler Eaton

Youth are struggling with big needs right now. With a global pandemic, isolation, racial tensions, and more, teenagers are having even bigger emotio ns like anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideations. Youth leaders are often on the frontlines, joining the team to help our teens process life. We decided to talk with two of the best professional youth pastors we know, who have been in ministry for a long long time. They help us understand the needs of our teens and bring encouragement to youth leaders who are trying to figure out their place right now, may even be facing burnout. Most youth pastors only make it 2 years and we would love to see this statistic change. Pastors Jen Guldbranson and Tyler Eaton bring authentic and rich wisdom for parents, teens, and for those serving today. And… they happen to be our daughter’s youth pastors at Rolling Hills Community Church, just outside Portland, OR. So we are biased. Read More

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About Living Wholehearted

We define a leader as anyone with a following. Whether you are a parent or a CEO, or both, how you lead matters. When a leader lives with integrity, everyone in their wake benefits. And when they don't, everyone in their wake pays, it's just a matter of time. We are a husband and wife team HELPING LEADERS of all types LIVE WITH INTEGRITY through Biblical, Clinical, and Relational Wisdom. The Living Wholehearted Podcast is filled with grace, hope, and practical tools to help you in every relationship that matters most to you in your home, work, and community. Become a leader who is shrinking their integrity gap between what you say and how you actually live. Join us in the movement of becoming a Wholehearted Leader!

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About Jeff and Terra Mattson

Jeff Mattson (MA ORL) and Terra Mattson (MA LPC, LMFT) are the married co-founders of Living Wholehearted, a professional counseling and organizational development firm, as well as the global Courageous Girls movement, a free online curriculum equipping moms for every stage of their daughter's growing years. Terra is the author of Courageous: Being Daughters Rooted in Grace and together they co-authored Shrinking the Integrity Gap: Between what Leaders Preach and Live. After two decades in leadership and trauma-informed therapy, they are bridging the gap between Biblical, clinical, and relational wisdom to help leaders live with integrity in the home, work, and community. As the co-hosts of the Living Wholehearted Podcast, Jeff and Terra have skin in the game as they are working to close their own integrity gaps as they raise their two daughters just outside Portland, OR on five acres of old growth woods. It's never dull in the Mattson home!


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