Worrier to Warrior

Sexual abuse is one of the most painful issues we face at the Peter Project. I hate it, and I’m so thankful that God hates it even more.

The deeper our relationships with the boys grow, the more brokenness we see. It hit me a few weeks ago that all of these boys- even the tiny ones- are learning about sex everywhere. The adults in their lives, their peers, and their culture are teaching them that sex is for men when they want it and how they want it. For this reason, it has been estimated by a psychologist last year that 100% of our boys have been or were being sexually abused. For this reason, girls of ages 10-16 cannot fathom that I am a virgin because they never had an option to “wait until marriage.” It’s a completely foreign concept. The majority of prostitutes in this city…

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