Stories of hope

Lars Runs An UltraMarathon to End Slavery

Lars Runs An UltraMarathon to End Slavery

Lars Hasseler has set his sights on running 100 km in 2021 and preventing human trafficking in warzones… No matter where you live or how old you are, you can help end slavery—and you can start right now. Read more…

Umjuma’s Brother Was Gone

Umjuma’s Brother Was Gone

In the blink of an eye, Umjuma's brother was gone and the final link to her immediate family had been taken from her. Days earlier, Umjuma's mother had been murdered along the roadside leading to the market in Juba (South Sudan's capital). Her mother, brother and she...

What Does South Sudan Independence Day Mean To Me?

What Does South Sudan Independence Day Mean To Me?

To honor South Sudan’s 10th Independence Day, students and staff from LUV’s anti-trafficking network in South Sudan sent in reflections on what the nations independence means to them — from reflections on the journey and hopes for the future, to the greatest challenges the nation faces today — learn how each person you’re helping to protect, equip, and empower is participating in transforming their community.

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Who Is My Neighbor?

Who Is My Neighbor?

Loving thy neighbor is risky business… and boundless compassion for the vulnerable and for our enemies is the Christ-way…

Prayers Needed: Outbreaks of Violence

Prayers Needed: Outbreaks of Violence

Outbreaks of tribal violence have been erupting in Sudan and South Sudan. People from both of these surrounding communities have been killed, animals have been raided, hundreds have been displaced…

A Father to the Fatherless

A Father to the Fatherless

John and Gini Floyd are long-time partners that have dedicated their lives and inspired their family to lift up the most vulnerable—the fatherless and widows at-risk to human trafficking.   This Father's Day Weekend, we're celebrating all those around the world...

Lual Followed the Birds

Lual Followed the Birds

One day I saw some birds flying…in where New Life Ministry (NLM) is now and I went there thinking that there was a dead animal where the birds were flying and that I might be able to chase them away and find something to eat…

You’re Helping Girls Innovate & Thrive

You’re Helping Girls Innovate & Thrive

In Sudan and South Sudan, menstruation pads are often difficult to find for sale or are too expensive in the local markets. Without access or resources, this often puts girls behind in their school lessons—with some missing out on 20% of their education!

Have you heard about Yousif?

Have you heard about Yousif?

When "Yousif" was six he began working in the gold mining camps of Sudan. His father had died during the war and his mother's new husband would not care for Yousif. His mother was forced to wish her son well as she pointed him in the direction of the mines.   In...

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