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Scarlet Hope
Louisville-based ministry shares the love of Jesus with women in the adult entertainment industry
Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another's feet. (John 13:4-5, 12-14). (1) Melissa Farley, from “Prostitution and Trafficking in Nine
‘Twin Peaks: The Return’ Gets Cosmic Conflict Disturbingly Right
David Lynch’s cult-classic revival is exactly as imaginative—and as uncomfortable—as it always needed to be.
Cooper (played by Kyle MacLachlan) to uncover connections between Laura Palmer's murder and other unsolved mysteries, thus exposing drug dealers, a prostitution ring, corrupt
God, Guns, and OilSubscriber Access Only
A Los Angeles church seeks the good of its neighborhood by confronting crime and environmental distress.
The violence and chaos once common outside the liquor store have vanished. The gang activity, the drug dealing, the public drunkenness, and the prostitution are gone.
Why Christians Are Abandoning the Orphanage Subscriber Access Only
A new focus on the family is changing how Christians care for abandoned and neglected children.
Over time, however, children who left the orphanage at age 18 weren't faring well. Without the support of a family, they fell into drugs, prostitution, and suicide.
How Discipleship Is Transforming Nairobi, One Woman at a Time
Women in urban East Africa face challenges that are both unique and universal.
Many of these women are so alone in their circumstances that options like prostitution, human trafficking, polygamy, and street life seem like the only way out. Cultural pressure.
Cambodia’s Child Sex Industry Is Dwindling—And They Have Christians to ThankSubscriber Access Only
From rescues to legal reform, a faithful minority changed the country’s criminal landscape.
Though adult prostitution is also illegal in the country, the industry thrives; activists and authorities mostly focus enforcement efforts on underage victims.
Healing Victims of Human Trafficking: A Long, Slow Road to Transformation
When we give our lives to the service of others, THEY will change US.
staying in this life? The answer to this is hard to digest. Here in the United States the average age of entry into forced prostitution is 13. Think of a child
Morning Roundup 2/5/15
The Exodus; Robin Williams and Luther; Pray for the Johns
Pray for the Johns Day. I appreciate the intent and focus here. john (jǒn) n. A man who purchases sex from a person in prostitution. John (jǒn) n. The Baptist. The disciple Jesus loved.
The Story Behind the World's Most Complete Graphic Bible
A conversation with the Kingstone Comics editor who oversaw the massive effort to adapt sacred Scripture into comics form.
Here's an example: There's a lady who works in one of our ministries who adopted a young girl from a totally dysfunctional family situation—prostitution, drugs, all that.
Don't Make George Soros Oppose ProstitutionSubscriber Access Only
The government's ideology requirement at question in USAID v. Open Society International is dangerous.
Don't Make George Soros Oppose Prostitution. Don't Make George Soros Oppose Prostitution. Image: Laura Rauch / AP. Don't Make George Soros Oppose Prostitution.
Weekly Roundup 4.18.14: The Best Novel I've Read in a Long Time, and Other Reading Notes
The Festival of Faith and Writing, faith, family, disability and culture
New York Times). The 'sex work is work' cliché is that prostitution is much like any other service job—being a waitress is the usual example. I dunno how
Becca StevensSubscriber Access Only
Her booming survivor-run enterprise supports women in recovery.
Thistle Farms, Stevens has grown a Nashville-based residential recovery community into the country's largest social enterprise run by survivors of trafficking, addiction, and prostitution.
Parenting in a Porn-Saturated World
It’s addictive, has devastating consequences, and nearly all of our kids will be exposed to it. What can we do?
loved. Perhaps they don't understand they're worth more than this.”. Explain how porn feeds the industries of prostitution and human trafficking. For kids
On Mission in Brazil: Shores of Grace
When the Lord calls, we go. It doesn't have to be so complicated.
On Monday, our group had the opportunity meet with Nic Billman, the director of Shores of Grace, a ministry for victims of prostitution and sexual abuse.
Blessed Are the Agnostics
How I learned to see my unbelieving husband through God’s eyes.
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We met on a mission trip to Denver, where we hung out with homeless people at a shelter and ministered to kids living in motels rife with drugs and prostitution.
Christian Women Worldwide Are The Most Religious … and the Most Persecuted
Thousands of US churches urged to ‘stand with the persecuted’ this Sunday.
The abducted women, usually between the ages of 12 to 25, then endure “sexual violence, rape, forced prostitution, human trafficking and sale, or other domestic abuse." Prosecuting
Church Music Conflicts
Have We Really Always Done It "That Way"?
200s: Instrumental music was almost universally shunned because of its association with debauchery and immorality. Lyre playing, for example, was associated with prostitution.
Church Planting in the City and in a Multi-ethnic Context: A Recap of CPLF November 2013
A summary of thoughts from our latest Church Planting Leadership Fellowship meeting
New Life Covenant Church has been an incredibly influential church in Chicago fighting gun violence, prostitution, and child slavery, reaching out to those in the communities
The Best Books to Read for Lent (That You Won't Find in a Christian Bookstore)
Ten examples of literature and poetry that nurture and confront the soul.
sickly, half mad with grandiose visions of his own righteousness— he takes an interest in the family of Sonia, a young woman of great faith who is forced into prostitution to provide for
Unprecedented, All Over Again.Subscriber Access Only
3 of today's crises the church has faced before.
Armed with the rhetoric of liberty, many promoted the legalization of prostitution as well as "open marriage and free love." New developments in evolutionary theory led some scientists
The Truth about Suicide
The Truth about Suicide
More and more Americans are taking their own lives. How the church can step up.
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