Episode 19 The Story Must Change

LET'S GO 360

Jun 15 2022 • 24 mins


On this episode, we are with Wade Landers and Roger Twitchell from Blackbox International.
Blackbox seeks to bring healing to boys rescued out of sex trafficking through holistic aftercare.

Wade Landers  and his wife Beth celebrate 27 years of marriage this year.  They have been blessed with 8 children and two son-in-laws. They currently reside in Carl Junction, MO. Wade has served on the faculty at Ozark Christian College, Jop­lin, Missouri for the past 18 years. He currently teaches in the Intercultural Studies, Biblical Justice, and Organizational Leadership majors, as well as serves as the Program Director for both the Biblical Justice and Organizational Leadership programs. Early in his career he served in Haiti working with a school and a church plant. Since those days has traveled in over eighty countries representing various mission ministries. He, along with his wife, are the founders of Blackbox International, a non-profit organiza­tion dedicated to providing aftercare for boys rescued out of sex-trafficking for the past 12 years. In 2013 he co-founded the organization, Global Research Team, which is dedicated to providing quality research with missiological insight. Wade has served on several non-profit profit boards (CIY, TRAIN International, Lifted Up International, etc.). Wade has a bachelor’s degree in Biblical literature from Ozark Christian College, a master’s degree in Intercultural Studies from Biola University and is currently a PhD Candidate at Biola.

Roger Twitchell  and his wife, Elaine, have been married for 30 years. They spent nine years in Honduras with a multi-national church-planting team. They also served in Costa Rica for 10 years in a similar role. They now live in Joplin, MO. For the past 11 years, Roger has served with Blackbox, both as a volunteer and now as a part-time employee. Roger and Elaine spend the other part of their time providing missionary care for several families. They have two daughters and two granddaughters, ages 7 and 5.

LINKS

Website: https://blackboxinternational.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/blackboxinternational

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/blackboxintl

Twitter:  @blackboxintl

Christ’s Church of the Valley: https://ccv.church/

CCV Missions: www.ccv.church/missions

Pastor Larrie Fraley:linkedin.com/in/larrie-fraley-53445032

Email: missions@ccv.church