Integrate: Sex Trafficking, Justice and the Gospel

Date/Time
Date(s) - October 21, 2016
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location
Christ City Church

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The vision of Integrate is twofold:

1. To equip Christians on how to think theologically about the integration of faith and life.
2. To engage our city in conversation with Christian thought and practice.

Worldwide, there are nearly two million children in the commercial sex trade. Let that settle in for a second. Two million children have been bought, sold, or kidnapped and then enslaved. Two million. 

Sex trafficking drives significant profits for perpetrators – a subset of the $150 billion market value of illicit human trafficking.

Read more here

Coming to understand the depth of the problem is only the first step. International Justice Mission works to bring justice to the sexually exploited through a four-part response: 

  1. Rescue Victims
  2. Bring Criminals to Justice
  3. Restore Survivors
  4. Strengthen Justice Systems

Join us as we host Phil Reilly from IJM to discuss Sex Trafficking, Justice, and the Gospel

There will be a lecture type presentation from Phil Reilley followed by a panel discussion and a time of Question and Answer with:

Phil Reilly, International Justice Mission
Christen McCallum, Board Member, REED 
Dave Nikkel, Constable, Vancouver Police Department and Member of Christ City Church 
Brett Landry, Lead Pastor, Christ City Church

Join us Friday, October 21, 7:00 PM, Christ City Church, 5887 Prince Edward Street, Vancouver

This event is free and open to all who wish to attend. Seating is limited and on a first come, first served basis. 

Childcare will be provided. 

For more information please email hello@christcitychurch.ca or call our office at 604.322. 1867


 

Philip Reilly is IJM Canada’s Director of Development & Mobilization, for British Columbia. 

Originally from Scotland, Phil has called Vancouver home since 2003. A graduate of the University of Aberdeen with a degree in theology, both he and his wife undertook graduate theological studies at Regent College. Phil has held a variety of roles in both pastoral ministry and corporate risk management over the years which has provided him with some unique perspectives on ministry and the marketplace. A sought after speaker and commentator, Phil is passionate about equipping and inspiring a new generation of people from all walks of life to engage in the work of justice throughout this world.

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