Saturday, July 23, 2016

Jeff & Annie Dieselberg at Redeemer This Coming Sunday, July 24

Nightlight's coffee house in Bangkok
Jeff and Annie Dieselberg from Nightlight International in Bangkok will preach at Redeemer this coming Sunday, July 24. (10:30 AM)

Nightlight was quoted in yesterday's New York Times - "Thai Sex Industry Under Fire from Tourism Minister, Police." 


– Build trusting relationships through bar visits. Raise awareness about the risks of working in the sex trade and educate women about avaialble resources.
– Provide assistance and intervention through emergency shelter, rehabilitation/counseling, child-care and basic necessities to both national and international victims of trafficking and prostitution.
– Provide economic alternatives and leadership development through employment, job training and life skills training at NightLight Design, Co., Ltd.
– Offer educational opportunities while on the job and support continuing education through scholarship assistance.
– Intervene when children are solicited for prostitution. Work with guardians to protect at risk children.
– Introduce women and children to the love, mercy and healing power of Jesus Christ by giving them opportunities to grow strong in their faith and become influencers who impact their communities.
– Educate the public, including Thai and foreign, religious and secular, on the physical, psychological, legal and economic consequences of prostitution and trafficking. Encourage their involvement in advocacy and follow-up care.
– Equip and train leaders, visionaries and catalysts from around the world with resources and skills to combat trafficking and prostitution in their own communities.
– Set up global networks to assist in the repatriation of trafficking victims.
– Address the demand side of the sex industry through advocacy, outreach, counseling, referral, and intervention.

My first book is Praying: Reflections on 40 Years of Solitary Conversations with God.