Shine and Grind Show with Angeline Lawrence

Overcoming childhood trauma and sexual abuse

May 27, 2016

Refresh Your Spirit:

How to Overcome Childhoodtrauma and sexual abuse


Ourchildhood experiences help to shape who we become as adults. A traumaticexperience can leave us wounded and vulnerable to attacks from Satan if we donot address it. (Philippians 3:13) Pastor Michael Delaney, Jr. of BGK Virtual  Ministries, shares his story of overcoming childhood sexual abuse, whichstarted at the age of six (6).

Although PastorMichael grew up in a rough environment, God always covered him with grace sothat he could fulfill his calling to help build the kingdom. Today, he is SeniorPastor of Building God’s Kingdom (BGK) Virtual Ministry, an interdenominationalglobal ministry.  BGK has a strong focussurrounding building bridges that will help support the small, yet kingdomminded church.  

PastorMichael is also the President of Changing the World International Ministry. Itis the sister outreach ministry to BGK that has three primary initiatesincluding:  fighting against human sextrafficking, developing a business network and establishing a secure networkwithin the religious community through our Ambassador Program. His goal is tohelp others escape the life of sexual abuse to gain salvation and reach theirGod-designed destiny.

Hisstrategies to deal with childhood trauma include the following:

1.       Acknowledge your current condition and stop trying to coverit up

2.       Release your anger towards the perpetrator

3.       Confess to God in prayer your true feelings

4.       Seek counseling from a pastor or health professional

5.       Use your past to help others  and share it with boldness

The BGK Virtual Ministry website is

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Twitter: @bgkpastormd

Email: [email protected]

Virtual Church is every Monday night at 8 pm central standardtime. Call in at (312) 971-3213 for the Iron Sharpens Iron call.

Guest speakereach Monday. Spiritual development classes are held on Tuesday and Wednesday at 8 pm Central Standard

Time and the number is (641)715-3580 with passcode550-432-740.


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About the Host

AngelineLawrence is an author, speaker and spiritual growth specialist. She co-authoredResilience: Living Life by Design, which detailed her faith-based strategy toovercome workplace bullying. Purchase your copy She will publish her second book,Positioned4Power: The Working Woman’s Guide to Thriving in Life in spring of2016. Visit to sign up to getinformation for the book’s release. 

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We want towelcome Building God’s Kingdom Alliance and BGK Virtual Ministries as our newministry partner. Led by Pastor Michael Delaney, Jr., the ministries areheadquartered in the state of Illinois with members worldwide including Ghanaand Kenya.

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