In our current culture, fear has become prevalent. However, for those of us who follow Jesus, fear should not stop us from living a life worthy of the calling we have been given. Today’s guest, Jennisue Jessen, shares her personal story of trauma and how her relationship with Jesus and trusting Him has been a lifelong journey that has helped her heal. Through her experiences, she has come to understand that Jesus is all-powerful and good.
In this episode of the She Impacts Culture Podcast, Jennisue shares insight and wisdom on why our past experiences don’t define us but instead equip us. She also sheds light on the importance of sharing our stories and the dangers of keeping them locked away. And lastly, she emphasizes the importance of focusing on our personal role and avoiding burnout by not trying to do God’s job.
With Jennisue’s powerful testimony and heartfelt words of encouragement, this episode reminds us that we can navigate our fears and find healing through a relationship with Jesus. Her message encourages us to focus on the work we’ve been called and equipped to do, share our stories, and trust that God will meet our needs. Jennisue inspires us to live our lives with confidence and joy as we follow in the footsteps of Jesus to impact culture!
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With more than 25 years of experience in the field of human trafficking, Jennisue Jessen knows intimately the depths of trauma a body can endure. She was sold into the sex trade at age 4 by her grandfather, but God provided for her rescue and escape after a failed suicide attempt at age 17. Through the years of brutality, justice was woven into her DNA. Rather than being defined by her traumatic childhood, Jennisue uses her lived experience to inform and ignite cultural and systemic impact in the counter-trafficking movement. She is passionate about inspiring others to transform their own trauma into triumphant joy.
Jennisue is the Founder & CEO of Compass 31, an international counter-trafficking organization, and the creator of Echoes of Eden Collective, a social enterprise that funds her charitable work through a luxury, vegan skincare line.
On January 5, 2021, Jennisue was appointed by President Trump to serve a 2-year term on the U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking, where she utilizes her experience to help inform federal counter-trafficking policy.