- Nazarene Compassionate Ministries – Freedom Sunday – awareness of human trafficking still occurring today!
- We need to be aware of this. It is happening in our own backyard! Targets: malls, after school daycare.
- This is organized – recent example of people are planted to target.
- Trafficked are dehumanized. Individuals trapped are treated as commodities, opposite of what God intends us to be.
- Genesis 1:27: God created us in his image! Traffickers seeks to strip individuals of this freedom.
- Take action: God is directing to action to free the oppressed.
- James 2:14-16 – actions have to have meaning!
- 1 John 3:16-18: Tell others. Make a difference.
- Ways to take actions:
- Nazarene Compassionate Ministries: donation for Freedom fund NCM’s missions and ministries to combat anti-slavery.
- Other organization combat anti-slavery.
- You can shop at business that are anti-slayer, fair trade and human dignity rated.
- Freedom in scripture and we are enabled to live freely in Christ: Luke 4: 23-27; John 14:11-12
- Mother Teresa: Do things with LOVE! Great things, little things!
- Amos 5:25
- We are children of God – all of us! That is why we should help where ever we can!
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