Tired Warriors – the eternal denial

Yesterday my friend wrote me a message. Full of enthusiasm, she wrote, that things were being revealed again. My warrior friend has been fighting since 2011 - first the fight has been in prayer, and now it is getting more and more concrete. The battlefield is a difficult one. It's about child abuse. It's about…

Brothel Germany: Mias Story

Mia and the Promised Land Germany We met Mia in December 2010. For three months we had prepared to visit the women in the brothels of our city. Armed with bags full of Christmas sweets and small gifts, we stood shyly outside the doors of the brothels and waited for admission. Out of twenty brothels,…

Broken Vessels

©B. Peter Bianca was one of the most beautiful women I have ever seen. I met her in 1997, in a group for women, who had been sexually abused and sought healing. I was new to Berlin and also new in this congregation. Sandra, the leader of the group, had asked me if I'd like…

Nutte, Hure, Bordsteinschwalbe …

Im Sommer 2010 wusste ich nicht viel über Prostitution. Natürlich hatte ich ein wenig über Zwangsprostitution gehört und gelesen. Aber heute würde ich sagen, dass das Bild, das ich mir über das Rotlichtmilieu machte, sehr weit von der Wirklichkeit entfernt lag. Inzwischen bin ich seit sieben Jahren ehrenamtlich in dieser Parallelwelt unterwegs. Habe in zwei…