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Hearts of Courage

Hearts of Courage

Heart. It’s one of the first words I learned to love in Dinka. The word is spelled “piop” but pronounced “poe”.  For the past few weeks, I’ve been looking through my 2006 journal and at my old photos, reflecting on my 15-year journey with the anti-trafficking mission...

Prevent Trafficking and Empower Lives through The LUV Collective

Prevent Trafficking and Empower Lives through The LUV Collective

Many of us have turned on the TV to be immediately overwhelmed with the endless stream of bad news, tragedies both personal and national, international crises, etc.  It can be overwhelming, and the tendency is to throw up one's hands and say, “I give up! It’s too...

Give LUV All Month

Give LUV All Month

With human trafficking on the rise, we are committed to increase our response to end exploitation of the most vulnerable through prevention. This February, we’re inviting you to take your partnership to the next level by helping grow LUV all month long…

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Thanks-Living

Thanks-Living

Recently, I had a conversation with our indigenous directors about the unique way God wove our four lives together over the past fifteen years. James, Peter, Ezekiel, and I are all around the same age yet we have had very different life experiences growing up in...

How Your Generosity Transforms Sam (and the World!)

How Your Generosity Transforms Sam (and the World!)

Out of millions of vulnerable children, Sam and his brother were found, rescued, and offered life-saving care. With your help, impossible transformation is made possible for little ones — like Sam — growing up in warzones.

The Edge of Adventure

The Edge of Adventure

The story of pain, compassion, and forgiveness. Today’s edition of The Edge of Adventure podcast takes us to nations of Sudan and South Sudan as we get to know Lift Up the Vulnerable and their efforts to prevent human trafficking and the abuse of the defenseless. Discover what it really means to truly love … to forgive… and to live with purpose….

Behold, I Am Doing Something New

Behold, I Am Doing Something New

During our time, we named the painful places that 2020 brought and dreamed and discerned together about our next steps for deepening LUV’s holistic empowerment model that prevents trafficking and empowers children and women to thrive as change agents in their own lives and communities…

Introducing Robert Riggs — LUV’s New Chief Operations Officer

Introducing Robert Riggs — LUV’s New Chief Operations Officer

I am delighted to share exciting news about Lift Up the Vulnerable's recent expansion and hire of Robert Riggs as our Chief Operations Officer. Rob walked through a long and intentional discernment process with me over the summer and we both kept sensing God's nudge...

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