Trauma-Informed Care in Your Church: Response

Episode 750

Hosts Vance Pitman and Noah Oldham team back up with The Hub Urban Ministries’ Cassie Hammett to share how your church can take the next step in serving the most vulnerable populations in your city. Here’s how you can mobilize your people to live on mission while creating space for all who may come to believe in the name of Jesus.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • How trauma impacts discipleship
  • Why sustainability in outreach matters
  • The role of leadership in reaching the lost
  • Tips to determine your church’s serving capacity
  • Why a missionary mindset is your greatest asset

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Sharable Quotes (#NewChurches):

The city is where God has called us, and the church is the tool He established to engage the city with the gospel. —  Vance Pitman

The churches that have the biggest impact among vulnerable populations are the ones showing up with their pastors and leadership there, saying, “Come do this with me.” — Cassie Hammett

The ultimate goal of engagement among vulnerable populations would be that they find a spot to belong in your church body. — Cassie Hammett

For something to make any sort of impact in serving vulnerable populations sustainably, biblically, and holistically takes a really long time. — Cassie Hammett

You have to assess what we are and who we are. Think about it in two lanes: resources and relationships. What are the resources we have, and what are the relationships we are connected to? —  Vance Pitman

We want the gospel to be the answer for someone who’s gone through trauma. — Cassie Hammett

Published June 22, 2023

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