The Freedom Journal

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November 26th, 2014
14 Reasons Why We Are Thankful for 2014

As we enter a season of celebration, we want to share with you some highlights from an important year. Our efforts are gathering momentum, and we have witnessed some incredible breakthroughs in the lives of individual women and in the field of abolition. We have so much to be grateful for, and our progress would not have been possible without your faithful support. As a continuation of our Prevention team’s...

April 3rd, 2014
AmazonSmile: Shop & Donate to Exodus Cry at the Same Time

AmazonSmile: Shop & Donate to Exodus Cry at the Same Time! Many of you are already faithful supporters of Exodus Cry. Today, we want to inform you of an exciting new opportunity to support Exodus Cry while you shop, at no additional cost to you. AmazonSmile is a private foundation created by Amazon. By partnering with AmazonSmile to complete your online shopping, .5% of the price of your eligible purchases...

September 16th, 2013
City in Focus: Brasilia, Brazil

As one of twelve Brazilian cities scheduled to host the 2014 World Cup, Brasilia, the capital, stands out as the youngest capital city in the world. While Brasilia has existed for a mere fifty-three years, Brazil’s leaders have been dreaming about the city’s formation for centuries.[1] During the first half of the twentieth century, Brazil experienced a period of growth and progress. Juscelino Kubitschek hoped to expand on this progress...

January 19th, 2013
Fanatic Effect: Craig Huggart

Craig Huggart, a 51-year-old from Birmingham, Alabama, supports  Exodus Cry by serving as a visible presence of our mission during triathlon events. In an effort to spark a transformation in red-light districts around the world, Craig has designed his triathlon jersey to include the Red-Light Prayer decal and the logo for Nefarious, our documentary film that exposes disturbing trends in today’s sex industry. Craig wears his specially-designed jersey to raise...

November 19th, 2012
Fanatic Effect: Devan Kispert

Devan Kispert from Puyallup, Washington heard about Exodus Cry and the Nefarious film in 2012. When she traveled to Nepal in 2010 she witnessed the devastating effects of international sex trafficking. Devan returned to the United States and partnered with Tiny Hands International during their One Girl prayer initiative. She has also worked with The Care Network of Puget Sound where she was able to participate in their Smart Freedom...

November 2nd, 2012
Fanatic Effect: Melissa Glenn

Melissa Glenn from Hot Springs, Arkansas recently learned about sex trafficking through a friend and also through a presentation by Exodus Cry founder Benjamin Nolot. Melissa uses her platform as a middle school history teacher to effectively educate middle school students and other teachers about modern-day slavery. Melissa has also connected with Rush Hour Traffic, a ministry that is raising funds and awareness in her community. During Exodus Cry’s Incurable...

October 24th, 2012
Fanatic Effect: Bethany Goth

Bethany Goth from Springfield, Ohio was one of 15,000 people who viewed Nefarious at the 2011 Onething conference. When she returned to her campus at Mount Vernon University, she shared information with other students by hosting a screening of Nefarious. Bethany began receiving Exodus Cry prayer updates through her email and used them to start a campus prayer watch. Every Thursday, a group meets to pray for the end of...

October 1st, 2012
Fanatic Effect: Elise & Lizzie

Elise and Lizzie are from San Luis Obispo, California. Together they decided to raise funds and awareness for Exodus Cry by hosting an open mic night and bake sale. Both Elise and Lizzie chose to partner with Exodus Cry because they believe in combating sex trafficking through intercession.  At their event, Elise and Lizzie described how to fight against sex trafficking through both prayer and action. They provided practical steps...

October 1st, 2012
Fanatic Effect: Jolene

Jolene is from Apple Valley, Minnesota, just outside of the Twin Cities. When she recognized the problem of sex trafficking in her community, she decided to share the Nefarious film with her coworkers. At her first screening, Jolene’s sister, who is a photographer, sold prints and donated the proceeds to Exodus Cry.  After the screening, her friends were inspired to share the powerful stories they’d heard with others.  Encouraged by...

September 27th, 2012
Fanatic Effect: Camille Mica

Camille Mica is a 19-year-old sophomore at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio. Camille is the founder and justice coordinator for Unbound, a campaign that focuses on freedom from sexual violence in conjunction with Christ’s redeeming love. Through community screenings which include a viewing of Nefarious and presentations by various speakers, Camille hopes to spread awareness on college campuses. Camille also contacted her local sexual assault help center and asked...