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Each of us, right where we are, right in our ordinary life circumstances, have power to help end human trafficking. Join me.
Refuse To Do Nothing.

Kim Yim, writer, speaker, advocate

Ending Human Trafficking

A Handbook of Strategies for the Church Today

“I want every Jesus follower to have their eyes opened to the prevalence of modern-day slavery. Ending Human Trafficking does that and so much more. This gripping and practical guidebook gives you, your church, and your family the tools and tips you need to make slavery history.”

— Kara Powell, chief of leadership formation at Fuller Seminary and executive director of the Fuller Youth Institute

About Kim

Kimberly McOwen Yim is cofounder and executive director of SOCO Institute, and she writes and speaks on issues related to human trafficking. She is coauthor of Ending Human Trafficking: A Handbook of Strategies for the Church Today (IVP Academic 2022) as well as the book, Refuse To Do Nothing: Finding Your Power To Abolish Modern Day Slavery (IVP 2013). She sits on the advisory board of the Global Center for Women and Justice, the I-5 Freedom Network, and Special Operations. Kimberly was a team member of the One Million Thumbprint campaign advocating and fundraising for women effected by extreme gender-based violence in war zones ( She recently joined Congresswoman’s Young Kim’s Congressional Human Trafficking Taskforce.  Kimberly earned her MA from Fuller Theological Seminary and blogs at  She resides in her hometown of San Clemente, CA with her husband, two young adult children and energetic Australian shepherd.

There will always be people or reasons to say no, but when you have that nudge – that invitation – that compelling feeling that God is calling you to something say, “Yes.”

Kim’s Blog

Refuse to do Nothing

Finding your Power to Abolish Modern-Day Slavery

“Reader, you were made for this. Where you are today—your home, job, community, life—is exactly where God will use you to set captives free. In these pages Shayne Moore and Kimberly McOwen Yim invite you to join the particularly Christian work of ending human slavery. On each page you’ll be saying to yourself, ‘I can do this.’ Thanks be to God.”

— Margot Starbuck, author, “Small Things with Great Love”