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Forced From Home

It was a chilly day 3 months ago. I had a warm coat, but the wind occasionally kicked up, making me wish I had one more layer on. I wasn’t sure exactly what to expect, but I was ushered into a fenced off area and told, “You have 30 seconds to decide what you’re taking…. Read more »

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The Frightening Fate of Albinos in East Africa

I want you to imagine that you possess something incredibly valuable. It’s very rare, so many people want what you have. They want it so badly that they are willing to maim or even kill you in order to get it. You’d probably want to lock it up and protect it. Put is somewhere safe… Read more »

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We’re Just Getting Started

“We’re just getting started” is how an official at the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) recently characterized our collaborative effort to combat human trafficking and care for survivors. End Slavery Tennessee cared for 75 survivors in 2015, almost double the previous year. Our state’s laws have progressed from mediocre to top-of-the-nation in a few short years…. Read more »

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Twelve Years a Refugee

Like many of you, I am still learning about the refugee crisis. These past months I have been reading news articles and commentaries on the causes, issues, and concerns surrounding not only the Syrian refugees, but refugees all around the world. I have spoken with people in the US who work with refugees who are… Read more »

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MITIGATING DEATH AND INSPIRING ACTION AT THE WORLD’S DEADLIEST BORDER: MOAS SAVES 10,000 LIVES DURING ITS FIRST YEAR

The following post was written by MOAS and appears on their website. It is being reprinted with permission.  Since launching exactly a year ago, Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) has significantly contributed to saving lives during one of the worst maritime refugee crises the world has ever seen while inspiring others to take action. More than… Read more »

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Thistle Farms

As I walked in the doors of Thistle Stop Café in Nashville, TN, I immediately felt the calm. I don’t know if I can fully describe it – it FELT peaceful…like a bit of an oasis. I was introduced to the work and ministry of Thistle Farms by a friend who lives in the Nashville… Read more »

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Rebuilding Lives

Restore NYC’s mission is to end sex trafficking in New York and restore the well-being and independence of foreign national survivors. Many know us from our work in our ground-breaking safehome, where women can heal and receive care for up to a year. But we serve more women through our partnerships with The Human Trafficking… Read more »

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Dear Captive: A Letter From a Rescuer

  This post from The Exodus Road  is being reprinted with permission. The Exodus Road is committed to fight for the freedom of every person on the planet. Their work has rescued hundreds of people from slavery. They are working to empower the rescue of victims, while equipping the nationals to continue the fight and encouraging collaboration… Read more »

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Lion at the Door

Tyndale’s publication, Church Around the World Bulletin, recently reported that human traffickers are targeting the disaster victims of Nepal, following this year’s devastating earthquake in that region. Traffickers, disguised as rescue workers, are luring people into sex slavery by means of promising them relief aid and housing. It seems almost as soon as legitimate support… Read more »

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International Justice Mission

  Walking into the offices of International Justice Mission’s headquarters in Washington, DC is like walking into any other business. There are offices and cubbies and the chatter of fingers firing away on keyboards.  But what is happening there is truly extraordinary. It is literally a place where lives are saved, families restored, prisoners set… Read more »