Have You Ever Felt Trapped?

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Have you ever felt trapped? Have you ever felt like no matter what you did, no matter how many hours you worked or how well you planned, you just could not make ends meet? Then, on top of all that, life happens. Before you know it, life decides to hit you from every angle and you’re just trapped. I’ve been …

Tonight is the Night

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Tonight is the night… we can feel it. I wonder if the women we were about to encounter can feel it too. Can they sense something different in the atmosphere, as they get ready for work? We didn’t know what was going to happen, but we knew it was going to be amazing! There was an overwhelming sense of joy …

Extravagant Love

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With Holiday Cheer in the air and pep in our step, we were excited to hand gifts to the women on the eve of the 13 year anniversary of Treasures Outreach. We piled into our shuttle a bit more snug than usual as we had over 70 beautifully wrapped and exquisitely bowed gift baskets along in tow. An extremely generous …

Size Matters

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  We are not too big and we are not too little. This was the theme that came up for our team before we headed to East San Fernando Valley for our monthly strip club outreach. As is often the case on outreach nights, the theme that came up during prayer ended up permeating the rest of the evening. During …

Outreach Update: No Fear

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No Fear Outreach Update by Lindsay Hall   It’s always a rich experience to be a part of the Treasures National Training Outreach because women from across the country are gathered with a common vision that is so far beyond any one of themselves, a vision to remind women who work in the industry that they are deeply loved, immeasurably …

Taking Back Ground: My 1st Time back in Strip Clubs in Seven Years!

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Taking Back Ground: My 1st Time back in Strip Clubs in Seven Years! by Jessika Seven years ago I walked out of the club where I was dancing and I never went back.  I had been in and out of clubs for twelve years.  Treasures’ first outreach, 10 years ago, was at that very club.  I may well have been …

June Strip Club Outreach: Called by Name

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Called by Name   On Friday night, as we got ready to head out to 11 strip clubs in the San Fernando Valley (the adult industry capital of the world) our prayer director, Jason, had the name Laura* in his heart.   Later, I walked into one of the strip clubs we reach and headed directly over to a woman …

The Old and the New: Outreach Update

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 The Old and the New Sometimes seeing the old and the new together can make for a good laugh—like a grandparent trying to understand Facebook or trying to speak the “lingo” of the teenagers.  Sometimes the juxtaposition can make you weep for what opportunity has been lost.  But there are moments when seeing old and new together can actually renew purpose, significance, …

Looking for 50 People to Influence the World of Porn!

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I don’t think I am exaggerating when I say that Treasures has found the most strategic office space available for influencing the entire world of porn. As you may know, the San Fernando Valley has been named the Porn Capital of the World.  According to the HBO series Porn Valley, nearly 90% of all legally distributed pornographic films made in …