April Director’s Message

Hello friends of Redeemed! I hope all is well in your world!  If not, please let us know how we can pray for you! (Galatians 6:2 and James 5:16) Back in the fall of 2015 I posted the following Director’s message and feel it might be worthy to repost again...

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March Director Message

Hello Everyone! Hope everyone is feeling blessed! Before I get into the heart of this Director’s Message, I would like offer our sincerest and deepest apologies for the delay in getting our tax statements out. One the greatest blessings an organization can have is growth. Redeemed has had a phenomenal...

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Hi everyone!  I’m thrilled to be writing to you all today with an update about our Sparrow House.  God has been busy preparing a place for women to come to heal!  Many of you know God blessed us with a beautiful three bedroom home six and a half years ago,...

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Onward I March

My heart longs for you. The depths of my soul cry out. Your embrace surrounds me. Alone, I am no more.   I feel the wind on my skin. It’s gentle caresses Remind me of your promises. And I know I’m gonna be OK.   My life hasn’t always Taken...

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Please Don’t Let Her Go

The hardest part about our role as staff in Redeemed’s safe house is watching one of our ladies choose to leave before she graduates. This almost always means she has run back to “the life” or her trafficker. Unfortunately it’s a reoccurring event and can leave us feeling heart broken...

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Sounds of a Sparrow

If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands If you’re happy and you know it then your face will surely show it If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands I sang aloud to interrupt a moment of tension among the Sparrows. As they returned from...

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What Does Your Enemy Look Like?

In the world of sex trafficking it’s easy to assume that the victims have living breathing enemies. They are mostly men, domineering, brutal, broken, violent, money hungry, sex hungry, men. They are pimps, tricks, Johns, other “ho’s,” Bottom-Bs, and sadly many times family. In my time with our Sparrows, hearing...

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Illuminating Light

The inconspicuous but all too familiar red lettering marks the sign “Massage,” or “Spa Heaven” in the corners of strip malls across my city. This is a constant reminder that women are not free. I meet with my team, as we pray, and enter the parlor with our gift bags....

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