News From Thailand

Heading toward the 6-month mark

Last week I attended a workshop...

The title was "Sexual Challenges in a Cross-Cultural Context". It was encouraging to see this topic being addressed! It got me thinking about the connection between pornography and human trafficking (HT). So, I decided to explore that link further. Here are three ways that porn and trafficking are related...

In the fight against human trafficking...

We see the results of these connections: perpetuation of the supply-demand cycle, recording and digital distribution of abuse, and both victims and perpetrators getting younger and younger. What can we fight back with? Education. Education. Education. Our kids need more information, more understanding, more safe people to talk with, a broader definition of masculinity/femininity (than sexual dominance or sexual attractiveness), and a deeper Source of identity and worth than the number of likes on a social media post.

Speaking Events on the Calendar... You are welcome to join in!

  • Davidson County Community College: Wed. 3/29/17 at 1:00pm
  • Clemmons United Methodist Church Youth Group: Sun. 4/2/17 at 6:00pm
  • Clemmons United Methodist Church Women's Group: Tues. 4/4/17 at 7:00pm
  • Women's Wellness & Fitness Center- Lunch & Learn: Thurs. 4/6/17 at 12:00noon
  • New Philadelphia Moravian Church Sunday School Group: Sun. 4/9/17 at 10:00am
  • Home of Noel & Beth Collis: Wed. 4/19/17 at 7:00pm
  • Home of Butch & Jennifer Pendergrass: Sat. 4/22/17 at 6:00pm- Dinner included!
  • Ebenezer Fellowship (home of Russell & Karen Wilson): Sun. 4/23/17 at 11:00am