#93 – Good News About Injustice by Gary Haugen (My 100 Favorite Books)

As I write this, I realize there are a few books about human trafficking that could make the list.  Human trafficking, or modern-day slavery, is a horrific evil that has gained much publicity in the last decade.  There are numerous organizations working to bring traffickers to justice and care for survivors.  If you want to … Continue reading #93 – Good News About Injustice by Gary Haugen (My 100 Favorite Books)

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Stop Shaming Women, Start Arresting Pimps and Johns

The headline in the feed from my local news station declares "Reading Police bust 8 women in undercover prostitution sting."  Then there was the picture: 8 women each with clear bruises on her face, all looking totally dejected. My first thought - where are the pictures of the pimps and the johns (customers) who have … Continue reading Stop Shaming Women, Start Arresting Pimps and Johns

Recent Reads – Horrible Advice to Soldiers, Beiber and Trafficking, Marriage, Guns and More!

Shameful, Ridiculous and Cruel Why on earth do people listen to anything David Barton has to say?  Not only is his history totally shoddy, but he teaches awful theology and ethics.  Whether it is assuming America is some sort of Christian nation so our wars are always blessed by God, or telling soldiers with PTSD … Continue reading Recent Reads – Horrible Advice to Soldiers, Beiber and Trafficking, Marriage, Guns and More!

Another Book that Broke My Heart: Girls Like Us by Rachel Loyd

Rachel Loyd's fantastic book, Girls Like Us, interweaves her story as a survivor of sexual abuse with stories of girls she works with in New York City through her organization GEMS (Girls Education and Mentoring Services).  What is happening to girls in our world right now is heart-breaking and I am thankful for those like … Continue reading Another Book that Broke My Heart: Girls Like Us by Rachel Loyd