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More Than a Trend

I didn’t care. Even now, I wince as I type those words, because they’re so hardhearted. I wince because the truth hurts. I didn’t care about sex trafficking. More than that, I didn’t care about the children that sex trafficking … Continue reading

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God of the Story

God is a story teller. The very Author of life has written our boys on the palms of His hands (Isaiah 49:16), and each day He writes a new paragraph in their young lives. So much evil and pain has … Continue reading

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The Work of the Lord

“If this isn’t the work of the Devil,” said Blackbox board member Chris DeWelt, “then I don’t know what is.” Indeed, the atrocities of sex trafficking are glaringly evil–straight from the Enemy himself. It’s not uncommon for those on the … Continue reading

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Abuela

The social services agency that oversees our Dominican Republic home requires an adult to sleep in the boys’ bedroom each night. Considering the abuse our boys have experienced, an adult male isn’t appropriate in that role for Blackbox. So, after … Continue reading

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Some Realities

His group was there to construct a church building for the people of that country. By day, he mixed concrete and labored long hours in the hot Central American sun. But in the evenings, Jeremey’s group taxied into the city, hoping … Continue reading

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The Story Must Change

Everyone likes a good story. We’re drawn to stories of adventure, suspense and love. Good stories warm our hearts and inspire us to action. Everyone has a story. From the suburban soccer mom at Starbucks to the Middle Eastern man … Continue reading

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The Call

The call comes in to the national office in the Dominican Republic, and the country director slumps down in his chair. These calls are the epitome of the word “bittersweet.” On one hand, there is a boy who has been … Continue reading

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