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  • How one advocate for justice found her place at Southeastern

    Brianna Copeland is not just learning about global justice; she is actively participating in it. Her passion for justice in high school is what led her to The College at Southeastern. Copeland is one of the founders of Save Our Sisters, an organization that advocates for social justice specifically in the area of sex trafficking.

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  • Children’s pastor arrested for sex trafficking felony

    May 24 2016 by Art Toalston, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Children’s pastor arrested for sex trafficking felony

    A sex trafficking felony charge against a children’s minister has left a 4,000-member church reeling. Jason Kennedy, 46, who joined Grace Baptist Church’s staff two and a half years ago, was arrested May 19 in Knoxville – one of 30-plus individuals charged in a four-day undercover sting operation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and local police.

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  • ‘Get me out of this,’ trafficking victim says

    February 13 2014 by Martha Richards, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Get me out of this,’ trafficking victim says

    Charntel Paile, a Christian worker who ministers to prostitutes, tells the story of Lisha*, a victim of sex trafficking. Paile says that all these women give the money they make to their pimps, and they receive drugs and food…

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  • Sex trafficking: Christians called to be modern-day abolitionists

    May 13 2013 by Grace Thornton, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Sex trafficking: Christians called to be modern-day abolitionists

    Raleigh Sadler says he’s just a Florida boy who wears cardigans – he has no business kicking down the door of a brothel.

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