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February 22, 2015 is Freedom Sunday: Come Together Against Trafficking

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By Jessica Zerkle

There are more slaves today than any point in human history. Experts estimate that thirty million people are caught up in the global slave trade,¹ an industry which generates $150 billion in profits annually worldwide.² In response to these statistics, which represent people created by our God, the Church of God launched the CHOG TraffickLight initiative at the Church of God Convention in Oklahoma City this past June. From a biblical perspective grounded in Luke 4:16–19, this initiative aims to speak for those who have no voice, to go in the dark places to which Christ has called us, and to set the captives free. Continue reading