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 […]

Disney Princesses and Exploitation – Mulan and Pocahontas

This week I want to go over some of the favorite Disney princess movies and take a look at the messages in them in regard to whether they help or hurt the ongoing fight against human exploitation. Movie Title: Mulan Does this movie inspire girls to be stronger or more vulnerable? Both The story in a nutshell: […]

Disney Princesses and Exploitation – Jasmine

This week I want to go over some of the favorite Disney princess movies and take a look at the messages in them in regard to whether they help or hurt the ongoing fight against human exploitation.   Movie Title: Aladdin Does this movie inspire girls to be stronger or more vulnerable? Vulnerable The story in a […]

Disney Princesses and Exploitation – Ariel

This week I want to go over some of the favorite Disney princess movies and take a look at the messages in them in regard to whether they help or hurt the ongoing fight against human exploitation. The Little Mermaid came out when I was growing up and even though I watched it probably fifty times, […]

Trafficked and Forced to Recruit Another, but…

MANILA, THE PHILIPPINES – When Marisol (name changed) first made the long drive from Manila to the provincial town nearly 80 miles from her home, she thought she was on her way to a better life. The 17-year-old girl was going to be a domestic helper, a chance to make a living and gain independence […]

4 Types of Kids At Risk for Human Trafficking

Today’s teens and pre-teens face, on a much smaller scale, a lot of the same problems Miley Cyrus has (see previous post). Their parents work and are very busy, or  possibly divorced and dating again. Today’s children have money, power, time and little responsibility. (My husband’s students in high school are shocked that we expect […]

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