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Refuge of Light – Tyler-Based Trafficking Recovery

Human trafficking is the second largest and fastest growing criminal activity in the world. Human trafficking or slavery generates $32 billion annually, worldwide (The International Labor Office). Statistics show that within the United States there is anywhere from 100,000 to 300,000 individuals sexually trafficked, yearly (U.S. Department of Justice). Tragically, there are only a handful…

Restore a Voice – Austin-Based Recovery Ministry

Without our volunteers and local community partners the cries of the enslaved, hungry, orphaned, and thirsty would all go unheard. Restore A Voice serves as a pipeline for you to hear the voice of the enslaved and take action for their freedom and restoration. The Restore A Voice team believes that everyone’s time and talents…

Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy

Find this book on Amazon.com HERE Slavery is illegal throughout the world, yet more than twenty-seven million people are still trapped in one of history’s oldest social institutions. Kevin Bales’s disturbing story of slavery today reaches from brick kilns in Pakistan and brothels in Thailand to the offices of multinational corporations. His investigation of conditions…

ETBU's Dr. Elijah Brown in Eithiopia

Living as a Community of Refuge – Sermon Summary and References

Above: Slavery in Plain Sight – A video that highlights the issues raised by Dr. Brown. Modern Slavery is a powerful and sobering reality. It is one replete with stories that are very challenging. It is one stocked with statistics that are disquieting. The issue is a powerful reality impacting families and communities and nations….