Empowering Youth to Protect Themselves

Yesterday, I had the privilege of speaking at an anti-trafficking seminar in a rural town in Minnesota. We had a pretty full house, and I was thrilled to help raise awareness on this… Continue reading

5 Things Youth Wish Their Parents Knew When Addressing Porn

A few posts ago, I mentioned a nonprofit I recently came across called Fight the New Drug. I am incredibly impressed by their approach to addressing pornography, especially with young people. In February,… Continue reading

Love = Grace + Truth

After my last few posts about porn and 50 Shades of Grey, I want to talk a little bit about love–because love is essential to both breaking free from porn addictions and for… Continue reading

Porn: How to break free

This month, our pastor has been taking us through topics on sexuality, pornography and sexual brokenness. The last two sermons focused porn and lust, as well as the tools for how to break… Continue reading

The Truth: 50 Shades of Grey

I am so excited right now about the sermon series going on at my church. For the first time in my personal experience, a pastor was speaking the truth about sexual violence, sexual… Continue reading

Active Fighting Tips for Super Bowl Weekend

As we end the Human Trafficking Awareness Month tonight, it’s really just the beginning. Tomorrow is the Super Bowl, one of the largest sporting events in the world and a hot spot for… Continue reading

Personal Integrity

Personal Integrity as an abolitionist is important!

“I will be careful to live a blameless life—
when will you come to help me?
I will lead a life of integrity
in my own home.” – Psalm 101:2

Survivor’s Voice: Trafficking Myth Buster

Every month, every week I seem to learn something new or be reminded of something I used to know about sex trafficking. Last week, I was reminded of a very important point by… Continue reading


This Christmas, I had asked for a copy of Chosen Plus (with the gang edition) by Shared Hope International. This is a video toolkit that people can use to raise awareness about minor… Continue reading

Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. I encourage you to take a little bit of time to post on social media, write a blog post or an email, simply have a conversation or… Continue reading