The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Child prostitution: It does happen here

Talking about the problem is the first step in stopping it

Al Erickson speaks in quiet tones. His words come slowly. It seems fitting: He's talking about a subject that is rarely spoken of at all--juvenile prostitution.

But below the Minneapolis ELCA pastor's words lies a fiery passion. Make no mistake: Erickson is on a mission to do nothing less than transform the church's thinking about prostitution.

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