Straw

The Straw Isn’t The Problem

Your problems are probably bigger than you think. What do I mean? Well, in Exodus 5, Moses confronts Pharaoh and delivers a message from God, “let my people go.” This infuriates the Egyptian leader to the point of commanding the slave drivers to take the straw used to make bricks away from the Israelites, while maintaining their daily quota. This practically doubles the workload of the slaves. They now have to go and gather their own straw and still meet their quota. This obviously distresses the Israelites and it causes them to curse Moses for bringing the calamity upon them....Read More
Mentoring Matters

Mentoring Makes The Difference

Vulnerable children and young adults with histories of abuse and poverty are easy targets for sex traffickers. Threats, lies, violence, and other forms of control and manipulation are used to keep victims involved in the sex industry. The problem is so severe in south Florida that the FBI has formed a special task force to address the issue. We at Peacemakers made the decision to help stop the abuse of the youth in our community. We chose to partner with His House Children’s Home, a faith-based social services agency providing a safe home to children from newborn to 21 years...Read More