Service Times JANESVILLE: Trad. 8:30 Cont. 10:00 | Sat 5pm | Esp. 12:30pm || STATELINE: 9:00 & 10:30am Watch Here!

Bridges 4 Justice

to Encourage, Equip, Empower and Engage in God’s work of justice in our broken world.


Are you ready for a powerful 2 day event that will stir your heart to actively pursue God and His justice in our broken world? As His Church, God expects us to have an impact on our world. In regard to the prevalence of biblical justice, throughout Scripture God calls us to: Do...Love...Walk...Learn...Seek...

Defend...Take up...and Plead in our communities in a way that comes to the aid of the oppressed, exploited, and vulnerable. The one thing we can not do, must not do, is NOTHING!

Your registration of $50 (or just $45 if you register on/before May 12th) will give you access to hearing powerful speakers and breakout sessions that will challenge, encourage, and equip you to get involved! You will hear from, and network with others engaged in the struggle against human trafficking in our community. It will also cover your lunch on Saturday. Any proceeds from the event will go towards training programs supported by Bridges4Justice, that equip women and children who have been rescued from the horror of human trafficking.

Keynote Speaker: Leo Ackon

Leo is a Pastor and a trained journalist with over 15 years of professional experience working in the fields of justice, intercultural engagement, journalism, and public policy in different capacities.

Over the last 6-years, Leo worked as the Director of Advocacy and Partnerships for International Justice Mission (IJM), Ghana. At IJM, he led the team to engage churches, donors, government, political leaders, development partners and communities to undertake actions at ending child trafficking in Ghana. During his time at IJM, he was instrumental in training over a 1000 church leaders, law enforcement officers and other stakeholders on Biblical justice and human trafficking. Prior to working for IJM, he worked for the Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) as the Public Relations and Media Coordinator. At CCG, he worked directly with churches, state actors, development partners and religious groups.

Leo is an ordained Pastor and served as an associate Pastor at Salem International Christian Centre in Ghana. In February 2022, Leo and his family relocated to the United States of America to study at Fuller Theological Seminary.

Plenary Speaker: Darla France

For more than 25 years, Darla France has brought messages of hope and healing to churches, schools, college groups, and business organizations. A Certified Trauma Specialist, she is the founder and Director of Counseling and Teaching at LifeTouch Ministries and Counseling Center.

Her signature conferences, When the Pain is Too Deep and Unstuckhave been presented across the USA as well as in Africa, Europe, and Latin America. These seminars are designed to help people with deep emotional pain find healing and return to joy.

Breakout Sessions

You'll have the opportunity to attend 2 of the following Breakout Sessions:

  • Understanding and Practicing God’s Healing and Redemption for Trauma: Accessing God's redemptive healing when the pain of trauma is deep. Speaker: Darla France.
  • Anti Human Trafficking Legislative Work in WI: A statewide look at human trafficking in Wisconsin and how citizens can be involved with legislation in their state. Speaker: Assemblywoman Sue Conley.
  • ARISE! Mobilizing for Biblical Justice: and Anti Trafficking Initiatives: B4J team members will share practical ideas and opportunities for you to engage in the work of Biblical justice and anti trafficking.
  • The Male-Factor in Human Trafficking: How men of all ages can make a difference against human trafficking. Speaker: Pastor Michael Bachmeyer

Upcoming Events

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