Our old friend Cindy Jacobs says she wants to do something about child sex and labor trafficking. That’s great, of course, because that’s a very serious problem. So is she going to raise money for organizations that are working to fight it? Nope. She’s gonna pray for three weeks.
I later learned that Gloria (not her real name) had a reason for the sorrow I sensed and that only God could have given her a real reason to smile. You see, this 10-year-old child was a “rescued one” – she had been redeemed out of the sex trade in Mexico.
Little Gloria’s stepfather had murdered her mother before her eyes when she was only eight years old. He then raped this precious child, trafficked her to a coastal tourist destination, and then repeatedly sold her body to the highest bidder. She was a human commodity for evil men who were giving into the lowest level of depravity.
Right then I decided that I would do whatever I could to stop this wickedness. Shortly after I learned of little Gloria’s story, I was talking on the phone with one of my good friends, Cheryl Sacks. She and her husband Hal deal with border issues on a regular basis in Arizona. As we were talking, the solution came to me – we could mobilize twenty-one days of powerful spiritual warfare! We know this type of high-level strategy works, because when we partnered with Mexico and organized a prayer initiative to fight against the drug cartels, it bore great fruit…
Right now through September 30th we are leading and hosting a bold and massive prayer initiative. Freedom21 is 21 days of prayer and fasting for those in the United States and Mexico who have been victimized by the epidemic of sex and forced labor trafficking…
The statistics are staggering, however we know that nothing is too difficult for God! Our bilingual initiative will unite leaders and intercessors from both Mexico and the United States to join in prayer for the victims of human trafficking and to bring down trafficking rings and their leaders.
Yeah, just like it stopped drug trafficking. Oh, it didn’t? What a surprise. Gotta hand it to Cindy Jacobs — she’s always willing to do literally the least she could do. Maybe she could send them her bottomless bowl of spaghetti. Next up: People will throw salt over their shoulder and stop stepping on cracks to end homelessness.