Victims of human trafficking need not lose hope with their lives. There is always Jesus who will be there to restore their dignity, accept them for who they are, and make them live worthwhile lives. Jesus will cure their loneliness and their guilt, no matter the circumstances.
In mainland China, there is a growing presence of educated professional people who, outside the Church structures, bear witness to God’s love in their lives. Their discreet presence may be an effective witness to the Gospel values in an increasing materialistic Chinese society.
The story of Lao Wang highlights the fact that evangelization, especially in the Chinese world, is done one by one, a person at a time. This column will narrate stories of people I met on my missionary journey and who were touched by Jesus in mysterious ways.