Former Porn Actress' Exposé

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My friend and fellow Treasure wrote the following paper on porn for a class she is taking.  She combines true life experience and empirical data to paint a thought provoking picture of the lure of the porn industry and the realities behind it. The Lure of Pornography by Dorian Tardiff For many young women, the fantasy of the porn lifestyle …

Strip Church Launched with X3!

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Hey Folks, We have some exciting news!  Treasures is partnering with XXX Church to launch a strip club outreach network called Strip Church!  Whoohoo!  See below for a message from XXX Church founder Craig Gross.   Details on registration are included. We are joining forces with Harmony Dust from Treasures Ministries in Los Angeles to expand our strip club outreach ministries. …

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 …

Christmas Sale, Outreach Update & More!

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Christmas Sale! Shop Treasures for Christmas this year and let your loved ones know how much you treasure them while supporting a worthy cause. Scars and Stilettos for $9.99  Prices as low as $3.99 Shop here: Store… Help a Mom in Need… Leaving the industry has its challenges. Many of the women we serve are single mothers who are struggling to …

New HIV Case in the Porn World

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News of a positive HIV test from an active adult performer broke Tuesday.  And while production on new films has been halted by several major companies, plenty more are continuing to film despite the threats of the recent news.  The number of performers that have been exposed to HIV is still not known. Porn is about fantasy.  But the truth …

Wounds and Stilettos

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If I had to come up with a word to describe Friday’s strip club outreach, it would be “breakthrough”.  From getting into a club for the 1st time in 7 years with gift bags, to talking to a manager who says he is leaving the industry in 3 weeks because “God told him to” and he wants to “follow in His …

Strip Clubs & Baptisms

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STRIP CLUBS & BAPTISMS… 7 years ago, during Treasures’ first ever Vegas outreach, we met Abby*.  A bright young woman, full of life and personality in spite of having faced some very painful circumstances in her life, she had just entered the sex industry. “This is perfect,” I thought.  “Perhaps after meeting the Treasures team, she will decide to leave the industry …

Numbing the Pain

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The other day, my 1-year-old took her first tumble in the bathtub. After hitting her chin on the side of the tub, she slipped face-first into the water. I quickly swept her to her feet and began to examine her for injuries. She looked me directly in the eyes and cried at the top of her lungs. She wanted to …

Surrendering the Canvas: Understanding Sex Addiction

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40 million adults in the U.S. regularly visit pornographic websites and 1/3 of these visitors are women. The question is “Why, and what does it have to do with us?” What I am learning about sex addiction in its various forms is that it is about avoiding relational pain. Real relationships and intimacy force us to engage with people on …

My Healing Journey

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Every journey is different. Every time Jesus healed someone in the bible he did it differently. And so it is with us. There is no secret formula for healing, but I believe that there are steps that we can take and choices we can make that will strength to our lives. Here are just a few of the things that …