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For nearly 6 years, Rebecca Bender was trapped in the dark and violent world of sex trafficking. When she finally escaped, she knew she wanted to fight to change culture and offer hope to other survivors.
Rebecca is not only a human-trafficking survivor, but also a wife, mother of 4, speaker, author, thought leader, educator, and advocate. As the CEO of the Rebecca Bender Initiative and founder of Elevate Academy, she is passionate about training and inspiring both leaders and organizations to challenge the culture around them.
“It’s hard to celebrate the redemption if you don’t talk about the gravity of what you came from.” —Rebecca Bender
So, how does an honor roll student and varsity athlete end up coerced into prostitution? What can we learn from Rebecca’s jaw-dropping experience? And how can we partner with her efforts to instigate real change?
Join Amy Groeschel and Jenn Jewell for an important conversation with Rebecca Bender at The Messy Table.
Listen: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | PodBean | Stitcher
Rebecca Bender Initiative | Elevate Academy
In Pursuit of Love: Audiobook | Paperback
Free E-Courses: Find Your Lane | Trafficking Truths
Exodus Bible Study (New Release Date: 2/1/22)
More Resources from Rebecca Bender
Life.Church | Life.Church Sisters | Life.Church Parents
YouVersion Bible App | Bible App for Kids
CONNECT WITH REBECCA, AMY, JENN, AND THE MESSY TABLE PODCAST ON INSTAGRAM
If Rebecca’s story struck a chord in your heart, you might enjoy these episodes as well: Ep. 23 with Shanna Crawford [Scandalous Grace], Ep. 54 with Toni McFadden [Hope After Abortion], and Ep. 65 with Jessica Hall [Letting God Rewrite Your Story].