I finally went to jail…….

"Have you ever been to jail?" That was the question I asked my pastor two years ago when I was trying to find a way to visit a young woman charged with prostitution who called me. It's much harder than you think to get into jail when you aren't the one incarcerated.  However, yesterday, I made my first visit to the jail. The mother of a young inmate contacted me after reading Rescuing Hope to tell me, I'm Amanda, Hope's mother. My daughter is being prostituted." While every girl brought to my attention is heartbreaking, this one was especially so [...]

Is there really a choice?

What are your thoughts on pornography and prostitution? Do you believe women choose to pursue either? I'm sure you're pretty clear on my opinion on the issue after spending over three years working with survivors of sex trafficking. Shared Hope International defines sex trafficking as: The recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for the purpose of a commercial sex act where such an act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such act has not attained 18 years of age." I have had countless conversations with people on the [...]

By |2013-10-21T08:17:58-04:00October 21st, 2013|Christ Follower, Human Sex Trafficking, Women, Young Adult|1 Comment
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