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What isn’t healed is passed down to the next generation - Elevation Church

This is quite a long video, but it is really worth watching through in the aftermath of the recent Orlando shootings and a year after Charleston. I found it profoundly moving. It uses the starting point of race relations/racism/discrimination to look at our own individual responsibility to pass on to the next generation healthy, loving, Christian attitudes, especially in situations where we may have received the opposite at some point from our own families. This message is so well articulated and delivered by a combination of a Pastor’s teaching from a year ago, and members of his church a year later reflecting on his message in the light of Orlando and other tragedies.
I think it would be good to use with older groups of young people to accompany the topic of prejudice/race/discrimination. It would also be interesting for them to see a different style of preaching and Christian ministry. I got to know Elevation Church through their music ministry which is reminiscent in its praise + w…