05 January 2011

No time to be silent & a giveaway

The Lord has been urging me, by His Spirit to speak up for those things that hurt His heart.  After reading Priceless - A Novel on the Edge of the World by Tom Davis I know beyond knowing that the Lord grieves over the trafficking of both children and adults in the sex trade.

In my review posted December 1st I wrote:
Do not begin reading this book if you do not want to be forever changed. You will be moved to weep, to pray and to speak out for the rights of those who have been unable to speak for themselves.
But now I do want you to read this book, and Children's Hope Chest wants you to read this book, because God needs your hearts to be moved.  I have been given a copy of this compelling novel to give away to one of my readers.

First, visit the website She Is Priceless to learn more about the book and find the answers to the following questions:

  1. How many children are trafficked every year?
  2. Every ______ minutes a child is being prepared for sexual exploitation?
  3. How many times each day is the average victim forced to have sex?
  4. What is the average age of a trafficked victim?

Next , leave your answers in a comment to be entered.  Be sure to leave an email so I can contact you if you win.  A winner will be randomly chosen on January 15th from entries with the correct answers.

Lastly, but most important, please pray for the end of human trafficking now.


~*Michelle*~ said...

Oh cool! I am just finishing up my "last" book on my shelf and would love to read this.

1. 1.2 million children are trafficked every year

2. every 2 minutes

3. up to 40 times a day

4. 14

Broke my heart to just answer those questions.......

thanks for offering a great giveaway! :)

Kari Anderson said...

1.2 million, 2 min, up to 40 times a day, 14
Good contest. I have been wanting to read this book ever since you mentioned it on facebook. I am looking to read both scared and priceless since you recommended them. I know at least three people i would lend them out to! Thanks Karin!

Crystal said...

1. 1.2 million children

2. Every ____2__ minutes a child is being prepared for sexual exploitation?

3. up to 40 times a day

4. 14 yrs. old

I would love to read this book and then share it with my daughter, who has a big heart for this whole issue. Thanks for sharing!

~Brenda said...

Answers: 1.2 million, 2 min, up to 40 times a day, 14

Not sure I would love to read the book. But I think maybe I should read the book. :)

Helen said...

I can't participate because I read the comments earlier and would be cheating.

I am interested in reading the book, though.

Duane Scott said...

So sad.

Broken heart.

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