“Let’s Go!”

Recently, the Blackbox team spent several days in the Dominican Republic, training and counseling and planning together. One evening, happy but a little drained, they gathered in the living room of the boys’ home, relaxing and visiting, until Blackbox Counseling...

We Pray for Children by Ina Hughs

We pray for children who sneak popsicles before supper, who erase holes in math workbooks, who can never find their shoes. And we pray for those who don’t bound down the street in a new pair of sneakers, who are born in places where we wouldn’t be caught...

God of the Story

God is a story teller. The very Author of life has written our boys on the palms of His hands (Isaiah 49:16), and each day He writes a new paragraph in their young lives. So much evil and pain has already been written there, but now–by His strength and...

What I Can’t Tell You

by Wade Landers Executive Director Working with boys who were trafficked for sex means we have to deal with a lot of issues. There is often physical abuse, mental abuse and of course sexual abuse. The technical word is trauma, and the boys often arrive to our Blackbox...

Thank You, Lord

Thank You, Lord, for Blackbox International. Thank You for planting a seed of an idea in the hearts of men and women who wanted to serve You and save children. Thank You that today, that seed has grown to bear much fruit for Your glory. Thank You for a faithful...

It’s Personal

It’s bound to happen. We read the numbers: 400,000 boys worldwide and 10,000 boys in the Dominican Republic. The news ticker tells about another ring that is busted. We hear of another city where sex trafficking is on the rise. After awhile though, we are not...