Kerry Decker is an ordained Pastor in the Independent Christian Churches/Churches of Christ and has served in that capacity since 1976. Since 2005, he has been actively working as an anti-trafficking advocate with an emphasis on direct services to victims, as well as designing strategies to remedy the human trafficking problem both by aiding survivors and also addressing the underlying systemic social, economic and moral causes related to the trafficking of persons.
Kerry is the Founder and President of Million Kids, a public benefit 501(c)(3) nonprofit that is dedicated to assisting survivors and law enforcement, as well as leading in prevention efforts and public raising awareness. He is also serves as the Associate Director of Rapha House, an anti-trafficking agency operating safehouses, vocational training and prevention programs throughout Southeast Asia.
Kerry has visited Southeast Asia many times not only to train personnel working with trafficked children but also to set up and monitor vocational training, prevention, counseling, and economic development programs.
Kerry is the author of two books designed to assist survivors and to equip their caregivers. “Healing for theWounded Heart” is a therapeutically sound, faith-based curriculum for survivors of abuse and trauma. This curriculum and its companion inspirational book for survivors has been translated into Khmer (Cambodian) and Spanish and is currently being translated into Thai.
In addition to these resources, Kerry is currently writing a Twelve Step recovery program to treat survivors who abuse alcohol or are addicted to drugs.
Kerry is a popular speaker and trainer and is known for his engaging and memorable communication style.