FRONT LINE FRIDAYS with survivor, Jerome Elam!

IT'S FRONT LINE FRIDAY! Today I want to introduce you to a speaker, writer, abolitionist, and survivor of sex trafficking, Jerome Elam. When did you get involved in the fight against sex trafficking? It was after 20+ years of therapy, trying to cope with my own situation. My mother was 15 when she had me. My father was in the military and when he returned from overseas their short marriage fell apart. Alcohol flowed freely through the house which opened the door for domestic abuse. Their marriage didn't last long after. My mother divorced and married over and over. I [...]

Why are you home today?

Do you have the day off? Chances are if you work at a bank, a school or any other government agency, you have President's Day off. It started out being a day that celebrated George Washington, our first President. Then Abraham Lincoln, our sixteenth President, was included in the celebration. Today, it is a day designated to honor all of our nation's Presidents. Which President is your favorite? I'd have to say Abraham Lincoln. He is regarded as one of America's greatest heroes. A strong civil rights activist, when President, Lincoln made it one of his highest priorities to abolish slavery [...]

By |2014-02-17T07:50:46-05:00February 17th, 2014|Christ Follower, Human Sex Trafficking, Women, Young Adult|0 Comments

What’s your dream?

What do you dream about doing? Is there something you would love to do, but it seems too difficult, nearly impossible? God loves dreamers.  He writes about them in His book. Jacob was a dreamer.  In Genesis 28:10-22 he dreamed of a stairway going from heaven to earth with angels ascending and descending on it. God used the dream to speak to Jacob and let him know he wasn't alone. Joseph was a dreamer.  Just a few chapters later in Genesis 37, Joseph has two dreams and shares them with his brothers. His brothers weren't too impressed with his dreams. [...]

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