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Slavery has always been the height of human depravity

 

"My Justice Journey"

All of the great justice movements in history are undergirded with this spirit and power, and they appear to have one focal spokesperson, such as William Wilberforce, Martin Luther King Jr, Nelson Mandela and many more who have stood in the face of horrific oppression in order to bring dignity to people that seemingly everyone but God had forgotten.  

However, behind every great movement there are literally thousands of volunteers building the momentum, each of which are on their own justice journey.  Subscribe to "My Justice Journey" blog and hear from Freedom 58 answer and wrestle with some of life’s most difficult questions. We also provide updates from our aftercare partners so you can be informed about people joining forces to end modern-day slavery and oppression.

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Dec 9, 2014

Don’t Wait

As one of the older folks on the Cru Justice team, I can look back over the last 35 years of walking with the Lord and see how much God has done in my life. But more than anything, I am filled with gratitude in getting to be involved in helping the most oppressed people in the world have hope. I have seen the Church rally for different things like the Jesus movement in the 60’s or the Men’s movement in the 90’s (Promise Keepers), but I don’t believe justice is a “movement.” We in the evangelical world see it as a movement because we don’t often know what it means, and we have not been taught very much about it.

Dec 3, 2014

From High School Algebra to Sex Slavery

While at a church event this weekend where Human Trafficking was the focus of the night, I met a group of high school girls who were all too familiar with human trafficking. They began telling me about a friend of theirs who had been coerced into sex trafficking. They offered descriptive and gruesome details about their friend’s horrific experience.

Nov 17, 2014

Jesus Breaking In

Has anyone ever asked you to explain the Kingdom of God or the Kingdom of Heaven? Last year my husband and I sent an email to about 30 of our friends asking them if they could define the Kingdom, and no one could answer the question. Why is it that a concept that is mentioned over 100 times in the New Testament is such a difficult reality to grasp? Jesus continually taught about the Kingdom of God/Heaven, and yet many are left confused and perplexed as to what it means.

Nov 10, 2014

You Can Never Say Again You Didn’t Know

The first time I met someone that was trafficked (sold for sex) was in Dayton, Ohio in 2009. I didn’t know my life would radically change that day, but it did.

Nov 4, 2014

The Gift of Dignity

Approaching Kathy, my eyes were quickly drawn to her large, gold earring of the word B*#^%. My heart sank. I knew this had to be the way she viewed herself. She believed that she was someone else’s property.