I’m No Superstar

I’m No Superstar is a blog for people like me who want to make a difference in the world but know they aren’t activists. Each post contains a social action idea that most of us could do, a book that’s worth reading, or a link to a website that offers other ideas. Oh, and it’s all introduced by a sometimes quirky story from my life.

The Abolitionists

Last night I went to see the documentary The Abolitionists with some friends. We did not, as the ticket-taker encouraged us to, “enjoy the movie.” Because this movie is about human trafficking. It follows members of the organization Operation Underground Railroad (OUR) on actual stings in three countries in South and Central America. I had some

Arresting the Slaves Rather than the Slave Owners

Want to make slavery even more of an atrocity? Charge the victims with a crime and let the perpetrators go free. Who would do that? American law enforcement, way too many times. As William Kristof wrote in his November 6, 2013, editorial in The New York Times: “Some of the women selling sex there [backpage.com]

Your Op: Join a Slave Rescue Team

Who doesn’t want to be a hero? You can be a hero to a girl caught in the sex trade thanks to a new program offered by The Exodus Road. The program enables you to personally fuel and empower literal rescue. You are invited to join a real-life covert investigative team through their new partnership, Search

What now? What Next? Social Justice Superheroes

Exodus Road provided me with the post below that has a great discussion on how social justice superheroes are made. Check out the video as well. I love the line: “Justice is in the hands of the ordinary.” Can I commit to asking, “What now? What next?” and letting God take it from there? Can

Five Ways to Fight Slavery

I’ve agreed to become a blogger for The Exodus Road, an organization working to rescue victims of sex slavery in Southeast Asia. Here’s five ways all of us can help those who are enslaved. 1. Educate Yourself. Take some time to research the issue of modern day slavery. Check out the slavery map on FreetheSlaves.net. It’s


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