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Episode 29: The Sound of Freedom, 'Shark Tank' at a Ghanaian Christian college, a bus ride to reconciliation and justice

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'The Sound of Freedom', a small-budget independent film about an agent who fights child trafficking, is the box office surprise of the summer, nearly beating out Indiana Jones. In this episode, Pam Cope, who fights child trafficking in real life, talks about what the work is like and how you can help. The Christian Chronicle's Erik Tryggestad interviews three leaders at Heritage Christian College in Ghana. If the future of Christian leadership in the world will be African, it's good to listen to those who are educating those leaders today. Buses are symbols of the struggle for equal rights in America. This summer, Dr. Jerry Taylor led Christians on a bus tour to congregations and cities significant to the American Civil Rights Movement. Will you get on board, too?  
Segment One: Child slavery and trafficking and The Sound of Freedom (Pam Hope)

Link to Touch a Life

Link to Sound of Freedom

Link to Christian Chronicle archive material about Pam Cope and Touch a Life

Segment Two: Christian education in Ghana, West Africa (Dr. Samuel Twumasi-Ankrah, Nathan Bills, Conrad Kakraba)

Link to Heritage Christian College

Link to Heritage Christian College Foundation USA

Segment Three: Racial healing bus tour promotes peace, unity (Dr. Jerry Taylor)

Link to Calvin Cockrell’s Christian Chronicle report on the racial healing bus tour

Link to Carl Spain Center at Abilene Christian University

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Sound of Freedom, Operation Underground Railroad, Angel Studios, Tim Ballard, Jim Caviezel, Pam Cope, Touch a Life, Ghana, child trafficking, child sex trafficking, human trafficking, slavery, slave trade, Heritage Christian College, Christian education, Africa, missions, missionaries, missionary, mission work, Dr. Samuel Twumasi-Ankrah, Nathan Bills, Conrad Kakraba, civil rights, American Civil Rights, race, racism, racial reconciliation, equality, justice, racial justice, South, Dr. Jerry Taylor, Carl Spain Center, Abilene Christian University, Racial Healing of America Revival and Bus Tour, Dallas, Texas, Memphis, Tennessee, Birmingham, Alabama, Charleston, South Carolina, Washington, D.C., Calvin Cockrell, BT Irwin 

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