Tagged: prostitution

We Hate Life

by Kristyn Komarnicki I’ve been too sad this summer to write about the crushing injustices that seem to be rushing at us so fast and furious and with no sign of stopping. Too sad...

The Art of Mending Lives

Helping trafficking survivors heal from trauma by Hannah Notess As a small boy, Maikaru dreamed of becoming a magician. Born to a mother who had been kidnapped and trafficked for sex as a teenager,...

Heroes of the Faith: Emma Ray

(1859-1930) For nearly 30 years Emma Ray, who was born into slavery and raised in poverty in Missouri, ministered to the homeless and transient in the slums of Seattle, Wash., along with her husband,...

Heroes of the Faith: Josephine Butler

(1828-1906) Described by contemporaries as “touched with genius” and “the most distinguished woman of the 19th century,” Josephine Butler launched the first international anti-trafficking movement on behalf of prostituted women. Born into the prominent...

Following Jesus Back to the Streets

An interview with a former pimp Interview by Kristyn Komarnicki Derek Williams was a pimp on the streets of US cities for 32 years. Today, in a new life transformed and fueled by Christ,...

Delighting Against the Darkness

by Kristyn Komarnicki This week I am at the International Christian Alliance on Prostitution (ICAP) Global conference in Green Lake, Wisconsin, hanging out with some of the bravest and most beautiful folks in the...