SEX TRAFFICKING & THE GOSPEL: IS THERE CAUSE TO DESPAIR?

It would seem there is cause to despair.  Hundreds of girls and young women are being bought and sold for sex every night in Seattle.  They are forced to endure repeated acts of violent sexual exploitation for the profit of … Continue reading

FOSTER CARE: A PIPELINE FOR TRAFFICKERS

Economics teaches that the principle of supply and demand determines the availability of a particular product.  If a supply is readily available, prices drop and demand soars. Human trafficking is no exception. According to the FBI, more than 100,000 minors … Continue reading

HOW TRAFFICKERS EXPLOIT PEOPLE FOR SEX

Exploitation has many faces.  Human exploitation, at its most simple definition, is an abuse of power for personal gain and/or profitable advantage at the expense of another. Sex traffickers – those who recruit, transport, or harbor people by [physical or … Continue reading

5 THINGS TO START IN 2014

New Year’s celebrations started as a pagan tradition, worshiping Janus (a two-faced god who looks backward into the old year and forward into the new) thought to be the protector of beginnings and endings. During the Roman reign, it was … Continue reading

TOP 10 BLOG POSTS OF 2013

As we wind down 2013, we thought we’d take a look back at this year’s top blogs. Rate your favorite and let us know how they’ve impacted you. #1 10 Things you Might Not Know About Men Who Buy Sex … Continue reading