In America, we celebrated Independence Day last Tuesday, and it was a fitting day to spend the afternoon watching Sound of Freedom at the movie theater. Based on a true story, the movie depicts the horrors of human trafficking, particularly trafficking involving children all around the world. (Yes, it even happens in the United States. A lot.)
I found the film to be very well done. It got the message across without being too graphic, although I wouldn’t recommend bringing your kids to this one.
More than anything, I left the theater feeling a burning desire for justice, and as I watched each scene unfold onscreen, I kept asking myself, What can I do? Other than spreading awareness, what else can I do?
Human trafficking must be stopped. It is atrocious, immoral, and unspeakably damaging. No human being should ever be subjected to that kind of abuse.
It MUST end.
But what can we do?
What can I do?
What can you do?
I don’t have all the answers, but I know our generation cannot sit back and allow this to keep happening. We must do whatever we can do to help end it.
I challenge you to do three things this week:
That’s what I’m doing. Will you join me?
As Sound of Freedom so perfectly states, “God’s children are not for sale.” Not on our watch!