“Can I call you mom?”

By | 2017-12-14T15:23:40+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Kids, LFTI|

As I write you today, I am 8 months pregnant and will become a mom very soon. You may have children in your life as well. These days, my heart breaks even more when I learn about precious children like [...]

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Ending the Demand in Your City

By | 2017-09-11T14:00:54+00:00 November 4th, 2015|Domestic Initiative, LFTI|

Part 2: Ending the Demand in Your City. Read Part 1: Ending the Demand for Commercial Sex for insight into who is buying sex and why. For those who are selling sex, meeting the demand to purchase it can be [...]

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Ending the Demand for Commercial Sex

By | 2017-09-11T14:35:51+00:00 October 29th, 2015|Domestic Initiative, LFTI|

The young man who rings the bell at the door of a brothel is unconsciously looking for God. Bruce Marshall In most American cities, the demand to purchase sex is strong. That may seem shocking to some. We immediately think, [...]

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Targeted Technology

By | 2017-09-11T14:01:53+00:00 October 8th, 2015|Domestic Initiative, LFTI|

It’s hard to stomach, but the primary factor in a person’s vulnerability being trafficked is their age. Worldwide and in the U.S., the average age minors are first exploited for sex is 12-14. How does this happen? Like the rest [...]

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Pennies & Cents

By | 2017-09-19T16:19:53+00:00 July 31st, 2015|LFTI|

 Every penny counts. We are not referring just to financial contributions, but the heart behind monetary sacrifice. As you may know, the economics of the Kingdom of Heaven work differently. We might see some coins in an offering plate, God [...]

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Survivor Stories

By | 2017-09-19T16:22:09+00:00 July 23rd, 2015|Domestic Initiative, LFTI|

[custom_headline level="h7"]This is the final installment of a 3-part series on Language and Perceptions about Domestic Sex Trafficking. Click to read Part 1 and Part 2.[/custom_headline][line]I was confused when I learned about the response of some survivors after being recoved from [...]

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Responsible Thinking

By | 2017-09-19T16:22:09+00:00 July 16th, 2015|Domestic Initiative, LFTI|

[custom_headline level="h5"]Did you know your everyday choices may increase the global demand for slaves?[/custom_headline][line]Language and Perceptions about Domestic Sex Trafficking Pt. 2. Missed Part 1? Read “What Do You Really Think?” Traffickers aren’t the only culpable ones. Let’s not play the scapegoating [...]

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What Do You Really Think?

By | 2017-09-19T16:22:09+00:00 July 9th, 2015|Domestic Initiative, LFTI|

“Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits.”Proverbs 18:21[line]Pimp. John. Prostitute. What comes to mind when you hear these terms? What assumptions do you make? Are those beliefs accurate? A few [...]

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Independence Day

By | 2017-09-19T16:22:09+00:00 July 3rd, 2015|LFTI|

[custom_headline level="h4"]Freedom.[/custom_headline]Webster’s defines freedom as the quality or state of being free with the absence of necessity, coercion or constraint in choice or action. The word that strikes me there is, COERCION. Many of the children that we have taken [...]

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A Common Thread

By | 2017-09-19T16:22:09+00:00 June 11th, 2015|LFTI|

Four women in four different parts of Asia, each needing a way out, prostitution their treadmill of life, desperation a constant condition. How else does one earn a living in these circumstances?Many like them, have no other known option... [line][image src="https://lifefortheinnocent.org//wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2014/09/Dollarphotoclub_79806268-e1434467425169.jpg"]Courageously, and with the help and discipleship of our South Asia team, each [...]

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