The Exodus Cry Podcast

The Exodus Cry Podcast is a resource for anyone who wants to learn more about sex trafficking and how they can fight it.

Join the Exodus Cry team as they discuss the most current updates on all aspects of the commercial sex industry, including sex trafficking, prostitution, pornography, and stripping. They'll dive into controversial and often hotly debated topics surrounding global sex industry policy, ideology, gender and sexuality, and even the spiritual aspects of injustice.

In addition to hearing from the staff at Exodus Cry, you’ll hear from leading voices who specialize in the areas of abolition, prevention, restoration, and intervention—including survivors and game changers in the movement to end sexual exploitation.

December 5th, 2017

Ep. 41: The Prophetic Backdrop of the Sexual Revolution

Benjamin unveils the spiritual and prophetic backdrop of the sexual revolution and how it relates to the emergence of a culture of sexual exploitation.
November 28th, 2017

Ep. 40: How to Strategically Understand Commercial Sexual Exploitation

In this episode Benjamin builds a clear framework for understanding commercial sexual exploitation using helpful word pictures.
November 21st, 2017

Ep.39: Interview With John Eldredge on Masculinity, Pornography, and The Human Heart

John Eldredge is the best-selling author of Wild at Heart, The Sacred Romance, The Journey of Desire, Fathered by God, Beautiful Outlaw, Moving Mountains, his newest book All Things New, and many more. In addition to being an author, John is a counselor and a teacher. He is also president of Ransomed Heart, a ministry “devoted to helping people discover the heart of God, recover their own hearts in God's...
November 14th, 2017

Ep. 38: Interview with Dr. Caroline Heldman

Dr. Caroline is an Associate Professor of Politics at Occidental College in Los Angeles and the research director for the Geena Davis Institute for Gender in Media. Her research specializes in media, the presidency, and systems of power (race, class, gender). Dr. Caroline’s books include Rethinking Madame President: Are We Ready for a Woman in the White House?(Lynne Rienner, 2007), Protest Politics in the Marketplace: Consumer Activism in the Corporate...
November 7th, 2017

Ep. 37: How to Take Action: Reclaim Your Identity Part 4

We must regain our value for sex. A sexuality that is guided by love and compassion will never lead a person to participate in the commercial sex industry. All that we have heard about sex being a meaningless recreational act is a lie. The truth is that sex is powerful. Sex is meaningful. Sex has indescribable value. And a sexuality that is guided by love and compassion can only be...
October 31st, 2017

Ep. 36: How to Take Action: Reclaim Your Identity Part 3

Woman are so much more than what pop culture has constructed. Women are three-dimensional beings full of complexity and beauty. Similarly men are not mindless, roving sexual beasts without conscience.Critical to the ending of the commercial sex industry is the ushering in of a new generation of manhood—one based on honor, dignity, respect, vulnerability, empathy, and mutuality.
October 24th, 2017

Ep. 35: How to Take Action: Reclaim Your Identity Part 2

Jesus’ life was characterized by love and empathy. When He came into the world, He didn’t just show us how to be, He showed us who we were made to be. In Jesus, we find the highest essence of our nature. Love and empathy connect us to our true identity and enable us to live out a life that frees, heals, and empowers others.
October 21st, 2017

Ep. 34: #MeToo #ItWasMe

In light of the recent Harvey Weinstein scandal Benjamin and Laila discuss the emergence of two powerful trending hashtags, #MeToo and #ItWasMe
October 17th, 2017

Ep. 33: Hugh Hefner: The Father of Porn Culture

Benjamin and Laila react to and reflect on the recent death of Hugh Hefner. They speak into the questions: What was his “legacy”? How did he affect our world? What does his death mean for us now?
October 16th, 2017

Ep. 32: Reaction to Harvey Weinstein Sexual Abuse Allegations

Hollywood media mogul Harvey Weinstein has been exposed this week under a slew of sexual assault allegations. Benjamin and Laila discuss the developing story--what happened, how it happened, and what we should expect moving forward.