At 5 Years Old, He Was Already Desensitized to Pain

Our Rescue Team at Life Impact relentlessly searches for children who need to be rescued. Abuse, abandonment and extreme poverty indicate that a child is at high risk for becoming a victim of human trafficking. They are experts at knowing when to intervene. For this little boy, they were right on time. We got a … Continue reading At 5 Years Old, He Was Already Desensitized to Pain

Human Trafficking in the Amazon: Prostitution and Forced Labor

Human trafficking in the Amazon is inextricably linked with the fight to preserve the rainforest. It has become a hotbed of illegal activity as many seek to illegally exploit its valuable resources like lumber, gold and exotic animals. Illegal mining and logging are rampant in this remote region which provides a perfect breeding ground for … Continue reading Human Trafficking in the Amazon: Prostitution and Forced Labor

Stateless: Belonging to No One

Many of the children we rescue at Life Impact Thailand are stateless, and because of it, their futures are bleak and opportunities are extremely limited. Fortunately, because of our partnership with the Kingdom of Thailand, we are able to help them become citizens of Thailand. However, for the 10 million stateless people in the world, … Continue reading Stateless: Belonging to No One

Pastor Tony: A Star That Was Waiting to Shine

Pastor Tony’s life could have been a statistic. He could have been just another dead drug dealer on the streets of the City of God. But God intervened in his story. As he joins the Life Impact staff in Brazil, we are very glad that God's plan for his life led him to us! Our … Continue reading Pastor Tony: A Star That Was Waiting to Shine

His mother took an abortion pill to end his life

His mother took an abortion pill when he was only five months in the womb. He was not supposed to survive. But he did. Long Life was supposed to die as a baby. His mother took an abortion pill when she was only five months pregnant. She started cramping so she went to the free Burmese clinic … Continue reading His mother took an abortion pill to end his life

War in the City of God

In recent weeks, war has broken out in the City of God favela of Rio between the police and the drug traffickers. As this police action began, the drug traffickers ran to the woods to escape. Police then fired indiscriminately in the direction the drug dealers had fled. Chaos erupted as people flooded the streets, … Continue reading War in the City of God

House of Hope: Finding Treasures in Darkness

In the early days of Life Impact, there seemed no way to rescue the hundreds of street kids living on the Myanmar (Burma)/Thai border. While so many on the Thai side had been rescued, Myanmar (Burma) remained a closed country.  Lana would walk around the border area and pray for God to make a way. These children … Continue reading House of Hope: Finding Treasures in Darkness

Street Children: Calling Them Precious as Well

There are 150 million street children worldwide. These voiceless, nameless children are despised and hated by those around them but they are precious to Jesus. They are not nameless to Him. So they have to be important to us. We have to look at them, reach out to them and call them precious as well. … Continue reading Street Children: Calling Them Precious as Well

How Porn is Feeding the Beast of Sex-Trafficking

This generation fights human trafficking more than anyone ever has. More than any one ever has, this generation consumes porn.#refusetoclick campaign Source: Refusetoclick, 2019 There are many in the United States that want to fight human trafficking but they do not realize they are feeding the sex-trafficking industry every time they view pornography. In the … Continue reading How Porn is Feeding the Beast of Sex-Trafficking

He was selling his own blood for money…

Lucas, a young man from the poverty stricken area of northeastern Brazil, refused to give up on his dream. He was selling his blood to pay for school fees when Life Impact met him and helped change his life. When his father left him as a boy, his mother struggled to care for her three … Continue reading He was selling his own blood for money…