Taking action to combat the commercial sex industry starts on an individual heart level with several important internal responses. One of those responses is to reclaim your identity as a compassionate and loving person made in the image of God.Ep. 30: Counting the Cost
After an extremely powerful interview with former sex buyer Gene McConnel for episode 27, Benjamin and Laila felt the need to sit down and process some of what they heard.Ep. 29: How to Take Action: Be Compassionate Part 2 What is compassion? Why is it important? How can we overcome hurdles that hinder our compassion? In this episode the internal response to exploitation of being a compassionate person is discussed by Benjamin and Laila. Ep. 28: How to Take Action: Be Compassionate Part 1
Ending the injustice of commercial sexual exploitation requires a response. In this episode Benjamin and Laila talk about the internal responses of love and compassion, and how those two things are central to changing the status quo.Ep. 27: Interview With Former Sex Buyer Gene McConnell
Gene McConnell is the founder and president of Authentic Relationships International, a non-profit organization dedicated to liberating people from toxic influences and beliefs. For over 31 years, he has trained therapists, pastors, law enforcement, medical professionals, and others about domestic violence, sexual abuse, shame, and building and maintaining healthy relationships.Ep. 26: How to Take Action – Choose Love
When fighting exploitation there are a variety of actions one can take. There are external responses and internal ones. Internal responses deal with one’s own heart posture and behaviors. In this episode Benjamin and Laila unpack the internal action of “choosing love” and what that means in the context of fighting back against commercial sexual exploitation.Ep. 25: The Top Ten Myths About Prostitution
Benji and Laila go over the top ten most common myths regarding the true nature of prostitution and how to rebut them.