Tag Archives: trafficked boys

Thank You, Lord

Thank You, Lord, for Blackbox International. Thank You for planting a seed of an idea in the hearts of men and women who wanted to serve You and save children. Thank You that today, that seed has grown to bear … Continue reading

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When God Interrupts

God had interrupted him before. In 2009 when Brian Jennings and his wife adopted a daughter from Ethiopia–a sister to their two young sons–God interrupted their tidy, set ways with bigger dreams and deeper love than they’d ever known. So … Continue reading

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Five Things You Need to Know About Sex-Trafficked Boys

1. It happens! You may not like to think about sex trafficking or even acknowledge that it happens, but it does. Pretending and ignoring won’t change the truth. Once you know, you can’t un-know. Now, the question is yours to … 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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But Now

When it comes to running a home for rescued boys, house rules are important. Clear expectations teach the boys boundaries as well as instill identity, worth and purpose. Blackbox board member Peter Buckland encourages our houseparents in the Dominican Republic … Continue reading

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I’m Not a Prisoner Anymore

Before coming to the Blackbox house in the Dominican Republic, one of our boys lived in a government-run home. But “foster care” there isn’t the home-like setting it is in the states, and he felt isolated. Months later, when he arrived … Continue reading

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