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Dramatic increase in UK slavery survivors being supported by The Salvation Army

Car washes are one area where modern slavery thrives.PixabayRecord numbers of UK nationals have been helped by The Salvation Army after escaping from modern formsof slavery.  New figures show a 79% increase in British slavery survivors being helped by the Church's specialist support services, despite a fall in referrals during lockdown.  Of the 243 Britons helped... Read more

17,000 Babies Have Survived Abortions Since Roe v. Wade, Abortion Survivors Network Founder Says

17,000 Babies Have Survived Abortions Since Roe v. Wade, Abortion Survivors Network Founder Says An estimated 17,000 babies have survived abortion since the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landmark Roe v. Wade decision more than 40 years ago, an expert on the issue says.Melissa Ohden, who survived an abortion as a baby and founded the... Read more

Protecting Abuse Survivors Is ‘Personal,’ Says New Southern Baptist Leader

Protecting Abuse Survivors Is 'Personal,' Says New Southern Baptist Leader (RNS) In his first meeting as leader of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee, the Rev. Rolland Slade called on other committee members on Tuesday (Sept. 22) to be responsible to shepherd and to protect survivors of church sex abuse.Slade, senior pastor of Meridian Baptist... Read more

From bombing survivors to pandemic victims, FARMS Lanka providing relief

Sri Lanka (MNN) — A group of Christians in Sri Lanka is distributing COVID-19 emergency relief and its not their first time responding in a crisis. Last year,Easter bombings in Sri Lanka killed over 290 people and wounded hundreds more. It was called one of the worst terror attacks in this century. Believers with FARMS... Read more

Human Trafficking Survivors Are the Hidden Victims of COVID-19 | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] A month in the past, my husband and I had our tent trailer packed and able to go on an epic tenting journey to Nevada and Utah with our three children. We canceled on the final second because the Canada-US border closed to non-essential journey. As a substitute of mountain climbing in... Read more

How the Misuse of Matthew 18 Bullies Abuse Survivors Into Silence

[ad_1] My head jerked up once I heard the chapel speaker instructed the women within the auditorium that they should mow your garden. I used to be much more shocked when this dean on the Southern Baptist faculty the place I taught prolonged the metaphor by saying that girls who had a number of sexual... Read more

Radio packages provide hope, encouragement to hurricane survivors – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Caribbean (MNN) — Preliminary search and rescue efforts are wrapping up two weeks after Hurricane Dorian left parts of the Bahamas in items. The loss of life toll at present stands at 51 however specialists warn it will rise as assist employees uncover extra our bodies. One preliminary estimate locations Dorian damages at $7... Read more