Looking firsthand into the world of sex trafficking

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Periodically, I want to present people who are following Jesus but take a path different from mine or yours. This week I sat down with Kyla Conlee, a woman of guts and grit, to delve deeper into the epidemic problem of sex trafficking here in the United States. Warning: Because of the nature of the subject this post includes the honest and brutal realities of working on the front line of sex trafficking. Continue reading “Looking firsthand into the world of sex trafficking”

Jesus Follower Q&A: Overcoming Domestic Violence and Addiction

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Periodically, I want to present ordinary people who are following Jesus but choosing a path different from mine or yours. This past week I sat down with Raymond Bond. Raymond was shot in a domestic violence dispute that left him blind. In addition to the blindness he had several familial addictions to overcome in his walk to freedom in Christ. Continue reading “Jesus Follower Q&A: Overcoming Domestic Violence and Addiction”

Jesus Follower Q&A: Hannah Kerr

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Periodically, I want to present ordinary people who are following Jesus but choosing a path different from mine or yours. This past week I sat down with Hannah Kerr, Christian music artist. As a songwriter and performer, she co-wrote seven of the eleven songs on her most recent album, Overflow. She participated in one of the premiere tours of 2016-17, “The Very Next Thing Tour” with Casting Crowns and Matt Maher. Continue reading “Jesus Follower Q&A: Hannah Kerr”

Jesus Follower Q&A: Loving Your Muslim Neighbor (Part II)

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Periodically, I want to present ordinary people who are following Jesus but choosing a path different from mine or yours. This is the first of such kind! I interviewed a young lady named Grace Taylor who is intentionally living in a Muslim community. Because the interview was long and rich, I’ve split it into two parts. (Scroll down to see Part I.) I’ve left off names to protect the individuals and work being done in the community.
Continue reading “Jesus Follower Q&A: Loving Your Muslim Neighbor (Part II)”

Jesus Follower Q&A: Loving Your Muslim Neighbor (Part I)

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Periodically, I want to present ordinary people who are following Jesus but choosing a path different from mine or yours. This is the first of such kind! I interviewed a young lady named Grace Taylor who is intentionally living in a Muslim community. Because the interview was long and rich, I’ve split it into two parts. Check back next Friday, May 26, for Part II. I’ve left off names to protect the individuals and work being done in the community.

SC: Grace, tell us a little about yourself.

GT: Sure, I grew up in a Christian home. My family was in ministry my whole life so I was very familiar with church and the truth of who Jesus is. Continue reading “Jesus Follower Q&A: Loving Your Muslim Neighbor (Part I)”