Week of Prayer: Day 5

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Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy, drive out demons. Freely you have received; freely give. Matthew 10: 8 He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation." Mark 16:15 This week we are focusing on intentional prayer for the trafficking industry. We believe …

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Week of Prayer: Day 4

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I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people—  for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. 1 Timothy 2:1-2 This week we are focusing on intentional prayer for the trafficking industry. We believe that …

Week of Prayer: Day 3

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Repent, then, of this evil plan of yours, and pray to the Lord that He will forgive you for thinking such a thing as this. Acts 8:22 This week we are focusing on intentional prayer for the trafficking industry. We believe that praying for justice is vital for ending trafficking and sexual exploitation. For this week …

Week of Prayer: Day 2

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The Lord gives righteousness and justice to all who are treated unfairly. Psalm 103:6 This week we are focusing on intentional prayer for the trafficking industry. We believe that praying for justice is vital for ending trafficking and sexual exploitation. For this week of prayer, we will be focusing each day on different parts of the …

Boys Will Be Boys – How Complacency is Effecting the Next Generation

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There's so much potential that lies in the men of this generation and the boys of the next. But there is a full-fledged attack on their purpose, their spirituality, their purity, and their lives. It's plaguing sports teams, friend groups, and even small groups everywhere. And what's worse is that our culture is promoting this …

Temptation Thoughts

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Read 1 Corinthians 10:13 and 2 Samuel 11. I think every time I read this passage I grow more perplexed by how all these events unfolded. Was Bathsheba purposefully bathing in David's line of sight? Was she innocently relaxing after a long day, simply unaware of David's gaze? Had David laid in waiting, anticipating Bathsheba to …

It Takes A Network

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At lunch, I ran into a girl who was the first every person to contact me about being trafficked. She was about high school age when she first contacted me years ago saying she had gone to a concert out of state with a guy she was dating and the next thing she knew, she …

Please [DON’T] Stand By

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We need to talk. There's a certain human tendency that is allowing people to continually prey on the vulnerable and exploit them in every way. It's subtle, and it's so often subconscious that we rarely consider the tremendous impact it can have. Picture this: You're walking down the road and see a man lying on …

It All Adds Up: The Relationship Between Pornography and Sexual Assault

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The culture we live in today is one where people are encouraged to express themselves freely — in their art, their work, and their thoughts. This translates pretty quickly into the individual sexuality of us all. However, a dilemma exists — though personal freedom becomes more available, we see what seems like every day, a …

Don’t Close Your Mouth: Being an Advocate as a Christian

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“Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves; ensure justice for those being crushed. Yes, speak up for the poor and the helpless, and see that they get justice.” Proverbs 31:8-9 The Bible calls us to be advocates. Jesus was the perfect example of an advocate. During His ministry, Christ focused on the poor …