I had a flashing opportune moment this week. These types of moments come up every now and then. You know, those moments that if you don’t take advantage of quickly you might just lose altogether. I suppose they happen more often then we think or notice. But this one was quite clear to me.
I was just sitting down to lunch at our pastors conference this week. A couple guys I know, but who wouldn’t have a clue who I was, sat down too. Scott Forbes was one of them. In the past he has served with Kids Alive. I couldn’t quite remember where life had taken him recently so I asked. He told those of us at the table that he had joined IJM or International Justice Mission.
He went on to tell a few gripping stories about their work of investigating and working with authorities to rid the world of sex trafficking and other forms of abusive slavery. He also told of his daughter who works with their organization in India. As he talked about her, it became clear to me that she has some guts, some passion, some resolve and determination. She pursued course work that led her on this path of seeking social and criminal justice.
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