By Ashlie Bailey
I ask that each of you take a moment today on behalf of all of my survivor brothers and sisters to remember them and lift them up in prayer. Many of you do not know, that I often drive to trafficking hot-spots to intercede for the freedom of those who are still being bought and sold. Today is Christmas. On a day like today, it is even more important to me that they are not forgotten.
Those of you who have heard my testimony, know that there is an American flag my former traffickers used to signal they are about to harm someone, by dropping the flag from its pole. Even though that flagpole still stands to this day, it no longer holds in my life the same power of death that it used to. In front of the property where the flagpole is located, there is a billboard that for many months said on it the name of Jesus.
Today, I drove past the flagpole in honor of my survivor brothers and sisters. When I got there, the flag was down. Praise God that instead of being overcome by utter heartbreak, I was able to thank God for my freedom, and look up into the sky with complete confidence and peace knowing that death is conquered, God is greater, and He has not forgotten them.