Sex Trafficking: Myths, Facts and What Villagers Can Do To Help

Join us for our next Critical Conversation, where we will delve into the issue of sex trafficking. This 150 billion dollar per year global industry is exploiting the most vulnerable people in our own community and across the globe.

Hear how the culture that feeds and supports sex trafficking impacts us all. Learn more about how Village is uniquely positioned to engage in this issue, and why we should be bringing the light of Christ into this area of brokenness. We will be led by Village’s own Anti-trafficking team with speakers that include: Justin Euteneier, program manager at EPIK; Adrienne Livingston, a Villager who is WorldVenture’s Global Director for Anti-Trafficking Initiatives; and BJ Park, A Villager who is Deputy District Attorney for the Multnomah County DA’s office working in the Violent Crimes Unit.

Nine Men Arrested in Online Child Sex Sting

A coalition of local police teams arrested nine men from Clackamas County over the weekend who were pursuing local children for sex. The men arrested ranged in age from 21 to 66 years old. All nine were taken to the Clackamas County Jail, officials said. Each was charged with the online sexual corruption of a child; some received additional charges.

The coalition called INTERCEPT is led by the Clackamas County sheriff’s office, with the support of  Oregon City Police department, Oregon and Washington State Police, and the Department of Homeland Security.

For the full story, go to: 9 Men Arrested in Online Child Sex Sting