Pastor Responds to Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia (Mission Network News) As Christians, we are called not just to spread the Gospel, but to care for the vulnerable as well. And sometimes, that requires us to confront uncomfortable situations.

That’s something Adrian De Visser, a pastor from Sri Lanka and partner with Asian Access, says Christians often have a hard time accepting. On a trip to Cambodia, De Visser says he witnessed women, including young girls, being sold for sex. He says the Church must be willing to confront these types of issues, not turn a blind eye to them.

“I had to take some of the pastors over there, because you know, in Asian cultures we are very shamed-based, so people are ashamed to even admit what happens in our part of the world,” De Visser says. “But for me, it is a sin of my nation, and I need to address that. It took a lot of teaching, debating, to get them on board to realize that this is a problem the Church must address.”

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  • Grace Kim Kwon

    Yes, God’s truth sets anyone free. Christian women can help by dressing up properly in public places. Wearing scanty outfit makes sex slavery more common. Asia must also stop torturing and eating dogs. Man should not eat the creatures who love him that much. Jewish diet helps preserve the planet the best, especially now. Humanity’s cruelty brings down God’s wrath upon mankind.