City of Light Church
A Way Forward - Week Two
Week two of a series on race and unity being shared across the city and suburbs. This week we tackle generational trauma.
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  • Hart Park Bandshell
    1190 N 70th St, Wauwatosa, WI 53213, USA
    Sunday 10:30 AM
  • City of Light Church
    Sunday 10:30 AM
Message: From Here To There
Speaker: Pastor Brian Mckee
Date: September 20, 2020

FROM HERE TO THERE
Today we’ll discuss trauma, it’s impact on all of our lives, and ways to heal from the hurt.
When slavery was ruled illegal in 1865, over 3.9 Million people were released into the population
According to the Mayo Clinic, symptoms of PTSD include:
Do we know of a time in American History when the 3.9 Million released from slavery received treatment from trauma?
Trauma That Isn’t Treated Is Transferred
Contemporary Examples of Transferred Trauma: Veteran PTSD
A PICTURE OF SLAVERY
Exodus - 430 years of slavery - Israel's Trauma
EXODUS 15:22-24
22 Then Moses led Israel from the Red Sea and they went into the Desert of Shur. For three days they traveled in the desert without finding water. 23 When they came to Marah, they could not drink its water because it was bitter. (That is why the place is called Marah. ) 24 So the people grumbled against Moses, saying, “What are we to drink?”
WHAT DO YOU DO WHILE YOU WAIT?
EXODUS 16:1-3
1 The whole Israelite community set out from Elim and came to the Desert of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after they had come out of Egypt. 2 In the desert the whole community grumbled against Moses and Aaron. 3 The Israelites said to them, “If only we had died by the Lord’s hand in Egypt! There we sat around pots of meat and ate all the food we wanted, but you have brought us out into this desert to starve this entire assembly to death
The Truth about Trauma: When you experience Trauma, you look for ways to cope
Symptoms:Unhealthy Coping mechanisms
Do We Have An Obligation To Be Part Of The Healing Process For Others?

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