Rahab and Why We Are Named For Her

Rahab and Why We Are Named For Her

If you pay close attention, you’ll notice we write the name of our organization differently than a normal name. For us, RAHAB is an acronym. In our name, RAHAB stands for Reaching Above Hopelessness and Brokenness. But Rahab is also the name of a woman who had an...
How We Measure Success

How We Measure Success

One of the top questions we are asked often sounds something like “How successful is your programming?” or “What is your success rate?” While the question of how we measure success is important, the answer can be difficult to quantify.   Stats We have plenty of stats...
For This Child I Have Prayed

For This Child I Have Prayed

1 Samuel 1:27  The first half of 1 Samuel 1:27 has become a popular verse: “For this child I have prayed.” Hanging on walls of nurseries and typed in pregnancy announcements, it has become familiar, something we don’t think twice about.  Yet this verse stirred in my...
Words and Actions Matter

Words and Actions Matter

Little girls do not grow up wanting to be prostitutes. And yet, that is what we call them. Please don’t use that label. Say they are trafficked or prostituted, but if you don’t know their story, don’t define them. In 17 years of working with prostituted women,...