New Hope (Video)

Cambodia was amazing.  As we are processing all that God did in and through us there I thought it would only be best to show you some of the highlighted moments of the trip.  Here is our New Hope video.  Enjoy! You are loved, <3 Ash

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Pretty Women Walking Down The Street

“Very beautiful, how much?” a rough male voice says…     Walking through the streets of downtown Bangkok shops filled with various types of women. It doesn’t hit me right away that a group of African men sitting five feet from me are trying to negotiate a price to buy me for sex.The shock comes in a delayed way as I see looks of disgust pass over my friend’s face. Fear grips my soul. I’m not for sale. I’m a person. I have a favorite book, hopes & dreams, a loving family, and a story.The bits of personhood that make up who I am become...

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Her name is Jo

While we have been here in Thailand we have been absorbing stories of woman who were once trapped in “BAR LIFE” but have now been set free by Jesus.  They are living, walking, breathing, NEW CREATIONS.   One of the stories we heard was the story of Jo.  Then we actually had the chance to meet her and our lives were changed.   Watch a little part of her story:

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Reflecting back (VIDEO!)

I can’t believe that we have been in Thailand for a month.   I have been reflecting on the last month and all that God has been teaching us and stretching us while here in Thailand.  It’s crazy how he puts you in a pressure cooker of growth when you go on trips like this one.  As I pondered what God was doing I watched a video we made as a team introducing the girls to the world.  As I watched the video and they answer the questions of what they want God to do while they are here in Thailand.  I am left in amazement as I realize God is fulfilling those things!...

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The Village (VIDEO!)

What happens when one PASSPORT team of 7 girls goes to a village in Thailand for 36 hours, their hearts are changed forever.  Check out the video of the precious people we encountered while at the village.     <3 Ash   www.Ashnicolowens.com

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Drunk men, lady boys and bar girls

Last night I saw the prettiest lady boy. His eyes were dead. He danced at a karaoke bar on stage in front of mostly men. He dressed down to a G-string and nipple covers. His body looked like a woman’s to a tee. His eyes were distant. When he is finished he walks table to table allowing the men to rub him down. It’s hard not to be disgusted. It’s hard not to gawk. Abby and Kassidy’s “Gawking faces.” 🙂 Pretty sure they hate that I shared this one. There are bar girls sitting at our table. We are trying to build relationships with them but I know when they look...

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