Below are just a few of the many testimonies we receive about lives being impacted and transformed by the Victims of Sexual Violence Ministry of Heaven’s Family.
Sarah dug through the trash, her stomach rumbling and six hungry children swarming around her. The roadside was her mattress, the sky her roof. Meals were nothing but morsels from the trash, and hunger was a constant companion.
What does a future without freedom look like? For Ellie (not her real name), it meant being sold not only once, but twice … forced to marry one man, then sold again to another. At age 16, she was on her way to being a slave for life!
As she told her story, Keziah laid her head on the table and wept. The long silences were labored; tears fell, leaving pools that dripped to the floor. A few words would be softly uttered, followed by another long silence.
How many children in this world, whether rich or poor, have an ache in their hearts? It's an ache that pulses with needs and questions. It longs for an absent father or a mother's love. These needs were put in us by the God who made us, and He wants to fulfill them.