Strip Church

We serve, teach, and equip women across the world who share a heart and calling to reach those in the sex industry

The Strip Church Network – It’s All About What You Put In

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Every January, folks sign up in droves for the gym. You’ve done it—so have I. We get new workout gear, cute new shoes that we spend way too much for, and we say to ourselves—“No more junk food after Christmas!” We set a goal of being fit by March, and we sign up for a…

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Strippers, Scriptures & Tattoos – Behold, He Makes All Things New.

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We often get push-back about going into strip clubs to share the love of God.  We’ve heard things like “You shouldn’t taint yourselves by going into such seedy and dark places” to “Are you doing this to make yourselves feel purposeful as if you are conquering a project?”   One thing we know is this–we…

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Sex Trafficking & The Sex Industry, Is There A Difference?

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Sex Trafficking & The Sex Industry, Is There A Difference?  Is there a difference between sex trafficking and the sex industry, and does it matter? Yes. As Director of a non-profit organization that strongly advocates against sex trafficking and sexual exploitation, I am often asked how I effectively balance a sex industry outreach while being…

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All Because I Went To Chicago

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I walked by them on my way out to dinner…and I knew who they were.  They were beautiful, every one of them.  They were vibrant, they were young, they were amazing.  I didn’t fit. “I don’t belong” I had told my husband, “Look at them.  They are beautiful.  They are perfect.”  “Yes you do. God…

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Strip Church Alumni Event 2016

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What do you get when you bring 45 dynamic leaders from around the nation to the windy city during a porn convention over a weekend in the summer?   You get a Strip Church Network Alumni event.   And that is exactly what happened in early July.   Leaders from around the nation and Canada…

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10-4 Roger

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Roger came to us out of the blue. Roger was a regular at the strip club we visit to bring God’s love to women who work there. Roger was a little sloshy and a lot broken. I didn’t want to see Roger. Roger challenged the very love I was called to share. To be honest, I…

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The Gift of Reconciliation

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While working in the commercial sex industry, deep into an addiction to drugs and alcohol, for whatever reason— maybe for a moment of comfort, I remember going home for a weekend.  Home for me, would be a small town in southern Minnesota that I grew up in.   On this particular weekend, my loving mother,…

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Is God Radical? I think so…

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There was an article on Facebook this week circulating among those involved and those curious about strip club ministry. Maybe you saw it. The article was titled, “I went to a strip club.”  It’s very well done and explains the heart behind the ministry.  The article mentions two ways their ministry reaches the dancers.  One…

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Our First Year in the Strip Clubs

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Well now, that title is a one-liner that would catch your attention! It’s kind of how this whole adventure began for us at 99|ONE. It was November of 2014. I was curled up cozy in the corner of my couch, perusing Facebook… just blah-zing out, definitely not seeking the Lord for new direction in my…

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Strip Church Magazine & Network Directory

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