Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month.  This comes with a Presidential Proclamation as well as dozens of news articles and events to take part in.  Ever since I first learned about the reality of modern-day slavery a few years back, it seems that more and more people are talking about it.  Awareness has been growing, thoughContinue reading “Human Trafficking Awareness Month”

Make a Difference – Give a Loan

A few months ago I read the book Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.  It is probably the best book I have read all year and one of the most important books I have ever read.  This is the sort of book that will notContinue reading “Make a Difference – Give a Loan”

FREE Faith Communities Newsletter

Freedom and Restoration for Everyone Enslaved is a local community group that seeks to mobilize the community into effective action against human trafficking.  I lead the Faith Communities group.  Follow the link below to read the latest newsletter: FREE Faith Communities April 2012

Just Laws to Protect Trafficking Victims: What the Church Can Do

How you vote in the presidential election does not really matter. I am quite disillusioned with politics.  Too many powerful religious people think it is their job to pledge support to a presidential candidate.  I wonder how Jesus feels when his people are reduced to a voting bloc?  Recently a large group of evangelical ChristiansContinue reading “Just Laws to Protect Trafficking Victims: What the Church Can Do”