Totes Filled with Hope and Freedom for Victims

I took this photograph to illustrate the hope that exists amid the dark world of sex trafficking and exploitation. These bags represent hope because they contain items that are the first gift of recovery to victims. Restored partners with law enforcement to complete...

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The Shack Experience

Community… a word that can foster equality, comfort, uniqueness, and joy. These potentials of community came to life this week during a trip to the movies with some of our girls we serve at Restored. Joining together in community over a powerful movie, delightful...

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Shared Hope & Election Week from Washington D.C.

Charles Dickens once called our nation’s capital: “the city of magnificent intentions”.  More than 170 years later, we watched as two of our more famous citizens vied for the most prestigious seat in that city.  From a different, less prestigious seat there, I watched...

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There’s trafficking in Indiana?

Too bad you have to go to other countries do that… There is trafficking in Indiana?... The girls go to them, right?... You mean I can just buy a girl? No way... I was introduced to modern day slavery and human trafficking probably very similarly to many others.  I had...

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3 Ways to Pray Over Indianapolis (and the Indy 500)

We love Indiana and we love our city!  We love the Indianapolis 500 and all of the fun, celebration, competition, excitement, and economic prosperity it brings to our city.  With this being the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, this makes it that much more of a...

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