Simone Biles, the #MeToo Movement, and Sexual Abuse: Why Didn’t They Just Say Something?

Simone Biles is the latest in over 140 women to claim abuse by gymnastics doctor Larry Nasser. You might have seen responses from both directions–some saying it’s great this is coming out and things are finally changing, others saying women are exploiting the “fad” to gain attention, etc. Over the past few years, I’ve learned […]

Human Trafficking Awareness Day – Removes Adult Content but Whines “Victim”

Over 400 cases of child sex trafficking have been reported in 47 states, all with connection to the website Child sex trafficking increased over 800% in last 5 years, and vast majority of reports included When asked for ads by the law, content was “sanitized” by Backpage before being given to the police. […]

Ted Bundy’s Chilling Words on Pornography Before His Execution (If You have Kids or Cable TV, PLEASE Read This)

Ted Bundy was executed in 1989 for the rape and murder of over 30 women and girls. Just hours before he died, he did an interview. What would a man about to die for his crimes have to say to the world? He chose to talk about pornography. Please take 1:40 to watch this video […]

Pornogaphy: Why Are So Many Christian Men Giving In?

(Note before you read: If you’re thinking it’s horrible that any man would struggle with this temptation, especially a Christian, please read this whole post. I believe pornography/sexual temptation is the single largest way the devil traps men in our culture, and we women need to help fight that battle rather than beating up our […]

Is the Super Bowl Really the Largest Human Trafficking Event of the Year in the US?

Some claim the Super Bowl is the largest trafficking event of the year in America. Others say it’s hype. Who’s right? Here are some facts that may help: Enjoy the game!   To order those posters, or for other ways to get involved, see: How to Fight Human Trafficking in the US How to Fight Human […]

How to Prevent Trafficking Locally and In Our Own Homes

Trafficking isn’t just happening “over there” in third-world countries, and it isn’t just abductions of kids in bad settings. In fact, abductions only account for 11% of sex trafficking cases. A large majority, over 50% happened because the trafficker lured the victim with the promise of something they wanted or needed (a job, place to […]

Ways Christians Can Fight Human Trafficking Here in the US

“If to be feelingly alive to the sufferings of my fellow creatures is to be a fanatic, I am one of the most incurable fanatics ever permitted to be at large.” – William Wilberforce Human trafficking isn’t just something that happens “over there.” It has been reported in every state in America. Tragically, more of the funding […]

Ways Christians Can Fight Human Trafficking Internationally

“Fighting human trafficking is not idealistic or naive. It is audacious. And it is people of audacity who change the world.” – Rob Morris You care, and want to make a difference, but perhaps you just don’t know where to start. How do you turn your heart for the hurting into tangible help in the fight […]

Why Christians Should Fight Human Trafficking More Than Anyone

The Bible offers plenty of reasons why God’s people should fight to end slavery, deliver the captives, and give comfort to the oppressed. I mentioned several verses in my last post, Why Doesn’t God Stop Human Trafficking? So we should care about fighting trafficking because God cares. But there’s one more reason we should care, and that’s […]

Why Doesn’t God Stop Human Trafficking?

I was sitting at my book table after speaking at an event when the woman broached the question: If God is good and loves people, why doesn’t He come down and stop this evil? Indeed, why doesn’t God stop human trafficking? Why doesn’t He rescue afflicted women, keep children from being exploited, stop pimps and […]

Healing Women Hurting From Childhood Sexual Abuse

Dr. Sam Serio in Alpharetta, Georgia, is a counselor who specifically focuses on women who were victimized sexually in their past. His post to hurting women was so insightful, I asked if I could share it with you. He graciously agreed. Here are Dr. Sam’s words to women who still hurt, and those of us […]

Josh Duggar and a Mommy’s Fear Part 2 – How to Broach the Topic of Sexual Abuse with Your Children

It is a terrifying statistic that 90% of childhood sexual abuse cases happen with someone the child knows.* Numbers like that, and stories like Josh Duggar molesting young girls, wipe away any security we might have had in assuming that we could protect our children as long as we keep them away from scary looking […]

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