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Lord, we pray that You would remove those who would harm others and commit such awful crimes from our government. Give us righteous leaders who will honor You.

How are people like this found in the highest echelons of our government?

From The Epoch Times. A top U.S. Department of Defense official has reportedly been arrested following a two-day human trafficking sting conducted in Coweta County, Georgia.

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Stephen Hovanic, 64, of Sharpsburg was arrested on Nov. 16—on the last day of the two-day operation—and charged with pandering, which is paying for or attempting to pay for sex and is a misdemeanor in the state of Georgia, according to the Newnan Times-Herald.

Mr. Hovanic worked as the former chief of staff for the Americas division of the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), formerly known as the Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools, the publication reported. …

Law enforcement officials were able to rescue six victims of human trafficking in total during the two-day operation and move them to safety, the sheriff’s office said.

Mr. Hovanic worked as chief of staff for DoDEA Americas since October 2010, according to the Newnan Times-Herald, which cited a biography for the senior official on the DoDEA’s website. …

According to its website, the DoDEA is “one of only two Federally-operated school systems” that is “responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, and managing prekindergarten through 12th grade educational programs on behalf of the Department of Defense (DoD).” …

Suspect Placed on Leave

LinkedIn profile under Mr. Hovanic’s name lists him as having worked as chief of staff at the DoDEA since 2010. Prior to his latest position, Mr. Hovanic also worked as the principal at Quantico Middle-High School and Dahlgren Unit School, according to his profile.

He also spent over 14 years working in the Virginia public school system. …

A DoDEA spokesperson also told the Newnan Times-Herald that Mr. Hovanic was currently on leave. …

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(Excerpt from The Epoch Times. Photo Credit: ronstik/Getty Images)

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Anonymous
December 3, 2023

i feel like the article is a bit misleading. The headline makes it sound like this official engaged in human trafficking people but after reading it through, it seemed like he attempted to pick up a local prostitute. Not that i know much about any of this but it is my understanding thst prostitutes and human trafficking are similar in that they are part of the sex trade, but many prostitues are local, parading themselves willingly out in public, partners in crime under a pimp. Most people being trafficked (especially children, minors, and immigrants) are there against their will and are moved in secret operations to different locations throughout tge coubtry and even nationally.
It is a big organized business with alot of seedy greedy heartless people involved in secretly marketing and selling these people into slavery. It’s not an average local red light district public business. it seems like the term human trafficking has gotten stretched to cover various aspects of the sex trade even those that involve people who sell themselves willingly. i think this article is a sad example of IFA getting involved with sensationalism type reporting.

Father i pray you would greatly convict people involved in all aspects of the sex trade such that they would gain a God-fearing respect for human sex and sexuality, realizing we are spiritual and emotional human beings created in your image with a physically gendered body capable of willing sexuality, yet not an object to be sold or traded for those functions especially in an organized business against their will. i also pray for willing prostitutes, porn models and porn movie stars who’s greed for money and exploitation of their beautiful bodies exceeds respect for their creator and their own body/spirit connection. Father thank you for the discovery and apprehension of sex trafficking rings. we pray for more and even ALL to exposed in the coming days. Father no doubt some have gone on for years and grown confident in their wickedness and their connections in not getting caught. Expose and catch them. we pray for unwilling victims that you would offer them complete and lasting spiritual, mental, and physical healing from their trauma. speak hope to their spirits and arrange escapes for them, take all their captors captive and make spectacles of them. Multiply our prayers for all these and answer them. Father we trust you to do all we ask.

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Jana Lutovsky
December 2, 2023

The Lord himself is the wall of righteousness around His people — the Wall which is safety, which is truth, which is love, which is protection until he calls us home
We create with our worship wall, so praise of God bridges us to each other and makes us a community of kindness, of being a caring person, of loving your country loving your fellow man.

We pray for all the homeless, and those are migrating and the veterans — that miracles signs, and wonders would be worked by Your servants and that many would get saved, healed, delivered, set free!!

What. Deliver, all of us resentment from fear. Please protect everyone from sickness, especially those types of polio diseases that I’ve never been seen in America again, which there’s only natural immunity.

Priscilla Meyenburg
November 30, 2023

Exposing the Source of Evil in America ! Heavenly Father We understand that we are fighting against different enemies. I wish to share a scripture with everyone: “ Deuteronomy 20:1-20 When you go to war against your enemies and see horses and chariots and an army greater than yours, do not be afraid of them, because the Lord your God, who brought you up out of Egypt, will be with you. 2 When you are about to go into battle, the priest shall come forward and address the army. 3 He shall say: “Hear, Israel: Today you are going into battle against your enemies“ The prophecy that God has placed into man’s heart is spoken through True prophets to make us aware that God is giving us warnings. America has been living under a cloud of darkness and oppression since 2019, there was something that did not feel correct or comfortable! God we were unhappy, upsetting, not understanding as to what we were feeling. I was attacked at different times in my spirit, my families visits, what is going on? Then I purchased several books to read and in them I found clues in these books as to what was going wrong and feelings that connected to scriptures from the Bible. As I read several of these books from Christian Authors, they pointed to several things and what was in control of the people of America. And it’s all people. Daniel- 10-13-20”- 13 But the prince of the Persian kingdom resisted me twenty-one days. Then Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me, because I was detained there with the king of Persia. 14 Now I have come to explain to you what will happen to your people in the future, for the vision concerns a time yet to come.”
15 While he was saying this to me, I bowed with my face toward the ground and was speechless. 16 Then one who looked like a man[a] touched my lips, and I opened my mouth and began to speak. I said to the one standing before me, “I am overcome with anguish because of the vision, my lord, and I feel very weak. 17 How can I, your servant, talk with you, my lord? My strength is gone and I can hardly breathe.”
18 Again the one who looked like a man touched me and gave me strength. 19 “Do not be afraid, you who are highly esteemed,” he said. “Peace! Be strong now; be strong.”
When he spoke to me, I was strengthened and said, “Speak, my lord, since you have given me strength.” -God You are so good to help us understand Your words and how we must use the Authority You gave us/ there is a spirit ( not human) and it’s a spirit of Baal, which is controlling our nation (America)-God through His word wants us to learn about the spirit and how it operates- how this spirit works and how we must learn how to overthrow IT. The word clearly teaches us that principalities in satans kingdom are assigned to regions. God gave us authority “ Behold, I have given you authority to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall hurt you.“ Luke 10-19” God I now understand what these demonic spirits represent and what we must do to get a breakthrough and restoration back in our homes, churches, studying the words, freedom, prayer. God forgive us for giving place to the devil- Ephesians- 4-27 -to perversion, shedding of innocent blood, thank You for mercy and Grace. Thank You for the blood of Jesus that cleanses us from all sin. God we have broken covenant with You-and many have aligned themselves with Baal, we are paying the price for violence, bloodshed, and so much more. God teach us how to pray for a change we need and how to pray for power to make a difference in our lives and others. God we ask for restoration, healing this land, we need a great revival, we need a breakthrough, we need prayer warriors to take authority and remove the demonic spirits and Baal from our nations. ASK GOD and pled the blood over all situations that the enemy who is speaking from the spirit of darkness. In Jesus name we ask for this and open hearts, eyes, minds for replacement for new leaders to replace the Rinos. God we ask for salvation for all of the ones that are not serving YOU. Thank You Father God for all You are doing, we love You. 🧎‍♀️🧎‍♀️🧎‍♀️

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Grant Windholz
November 30, 2023

Lord God, please help this broken country of ours, that gets worse and worse by the day. Lawlessness is constantly occurring in all the big cities. Now in the Pentagon doesn’t surprise us. It’s all in the book of Revelation and we are living it out now! Strength in numbers for prayer in this country 🙏!

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Sheila Price
November 30, 2023

Father God, I lift up every child that has, (allegedly) been victimized by this man and many like him.
Bring Holy Spirit filled people into these children’s lives to help them through the healing process IN CHRIST, for it is ONLY in Christ true healing from such abuse can happen.
And, as Your Word says, we are to pray for our enemies, so we pray for this man and all like him, for they are possessed by a demonic force and don’t know it.
We bind demons of sexual perversions and set the people loose from their grip, on earth as in heaven!
By The Blood and in the name of Yeshua!
Yes and Amen!

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Carlida
November 30, 2023

We thank You, LORD, that You are removing from office those who are in opposition to You, and You bring into office those who are obedient and filled with Your wisdom

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CN
November 30, 2023

My hope is that the investigation of this individual will go far beyond just this crime. I pray that they will dig deep into his past for other possible violations & criminal activity.
Let’s remember to pray that this exposure will lead him to salvation & that all efforts to dumb down or get out of this crime will FAIL.

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Mary Beth
November 30, 2023

LORD, please expose and bring to light those involved in and supporting human trafficking – especially those in the school systems of our nation. Protect our children, and instruct us in how to cooperate with You in that endeavor. Bring justice and righteousness to bear in this situation.

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