How Do We Bear Their Burdens?

Stefanie Jeffers is a fierce follower of Jesus, a Survivor, the Founder of Grit Into Grace, and long-time supporter and friend of Restored. Check out her wise and powerful thoughts below. How do we bear the burdens of women and children who are devalued and...

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Sorry, I Didn’t Mean To Be Scared

Our office is in a building that’s being renovated, and it’s easy to find yourself in what feels like a vacant, dim, construction zone. Sometimes, we tenants must navigate these areas, and on one recent occasion, I encountered a woman while on my small journey. I...

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A Letter To Somebody’s Baby

When I finally allowed myself to sit down and place my laptop in front of me to write this, I took a deep breath. It represented a mixture of several things, but mostly this: God’s faithfulness. He has given me, an adult survivor of childhood sexual trauma, a voice in...

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JuST​ ​2017

- ​Written by​ ​Whitney​ ​Weir - In October, we had the pleasure of traveling with several of our law enforcement partners to the Shared Hope Juvenile Sex Trafficking Conference. This was the 5th year of the conference, and each year it provides an opportunity for...

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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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