Pentecostals and Social Injustice | Influence Podcast

According to the International Labour Organization of the United Nations, approximately 40 million people around the world are victims of modern slavery. Nearly 5 million are victims of forced sexual exploitation. Women and girls are disproportionally affected by this exploitation, accounting for 99 percent of victims in the commercial sex industry. How should Pentecostals respond to this particular evil? More broadly, how should they speak out prophetically against social injustice? That’s the question I’m exploring with Dr. Beth Grant in Episode 171 of the Influence Podcast. Dr. Grant is coufounder, with her husband David, of Project Rescue, whose mission is “to … Continue reading Pentecostals and Social Injustice | Influence Podcast

Courageous Compassion | Book Review

Rape is a shattering experience for the victim—physically, psychologically, and spiritually. When rape is institutionalized through sexual trafficking, this shattering experience is renewed daily, and the wounds fester, slowly killing a woman’s body, soul, and spirit. Unfortunately, it is estimated that 800,000 to 4,000,000 women and children are trafficked across international borders annually, with as many as 18,500 coming into the United States alone. In Courageous Compassion, Beth Grant issues a clarion call to Christians to combat the horrific evil of sexual trafficking. Grant is co-director of Project Rescue, a ministry to victims of sexual trafficking that began in a … Continue reading Courageous Compassion | Book Review

Project Rescue and Creative Art Therapy

Project Rescue is “ministry to women and children in sexual slavery focused on providing physical, emotional and spiritual rescue and holistic restoration. Our multifaceted programs aim to provide a safe environment for transformation and growth.” In this video, Rebecca Grant talks about how PR uses creative arts to help those women and children express their hopes and pains. Project Rescue’s Art Therapy, posted with vodpod   Continue reading Project Rescue and Creative Art Therapy