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Articles Tagged with "human trafficking"

  1. Join the Fight: A little over 4 years ago I found myself yearning for that one thing I could do to make a difference. I prayed, researched and spoke to friends about where I should put my focus as a volunteer. I...
  2. Living Loved: My story starts with my own perception of self-worth. Despite growing up in a loving home, I struggled with feeling unlovable for years. After moving to Houston, I attended a lunch focused on...
  3. Her Name. Her Identity.: “How do you feel about this?”This is the question my wife and I have been asked numerous times over the last couple of months. Our oldest daughter graduated from high school, turned eighteen, and...
  4. The Hotline Explodes with Calls: Rescue Houston runs a 24/7 hotline for victims to call when they are ready to exit out of the life of trafficking and exploitation. When I say it’s a 24/7 hotline, I mean it is truly operational 24...
  5. What I Learned in My First 10 Days: As I recount the many blessings I’ve experienced in the beginning of my new journey as the Emergency Assessment Program Director with Rescue Houston, I find myself in great awe of all that...
  6. This is Worth It, She is Worth It: I told myself that I would try one more time. My prayer was something like “Okay Lord....I will open my heart to mentor one more time. All I ask is for her to be kind to me and not cuss me out.” I...
  7. Sonja's Escape: It was 2:00 am and I was leaving Ben Taub Hospital filled with peace and hope and in awe of the Lord’s deliverance. It’s the second hospital I’d been in that day. Earlier in the morning, I joined...
  8. Could This be For Me?: In third grade I wrote a report on Gladys Aylwards, a little known missionary in China during the 1900s. Although I’m sure the report was nothing notable it had an lasting impact on my life. It was...
  9. Strength to Rise: A Survivor's Story: She was introduced her first pimp when she was 21 years old. Living in Austin, Texas, estranged from her family, Tasha was vulnerable and alone. She recalls, “I didn’t know he was a pimp. I just...
  10. Assembling the Intercessors and Watchmen: On Thursday, October 25th, a group from across Houston gathered at The Great Southwest Prayer Center (GSWPC) and drew near to God’s throne, receiving the mercy and grace we need to free all in our...
  11. Healing Through TBRI®: We recently completed a training session in the therapeutic Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) model. This therapy trains caregivers to provide effective support and treatment for people...