House of Destiny
The Carrascos were determined to create a safe place for women who had been harmed.
When Pastor Esteban Carrasco’s church in Southern Massachusetts obtained a housing unit, he knew exactly what to do with it. Pastor Carrasco and his wife, Rebekah, wanted to open a shelter for domestic violence victims. They set out to found House of Destiny Ministries in honor of Rebekah’s grandmother who had been domestically abused.
But their plans were interrupted when the state mandated that women’s bathrooms, showers, and even overnight accommodations must also be open to biological males. The Carrascos were determined to create a safe place for women who had been harmed. And so they, along with a few other local churches, joined Alliance Defending Freedom in a legal battle on behalf of churches across the state.
We spoke with Pastor Esteban Carrasco for this third episode of Behind the Frontlines: Religious Liberty in America. Tune in as we discuss advocating for the safety of vulnerable women and the relief of finding a champion in ADF as they fought for religious freedom.