God in a Brothel: An Undercover Journey into Sex Trafficking and Rescue  -     By: Daniel Walker
Buy Item $10.99 Retail: $16.00 Save 31% ($5.01) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist
Buy eBook Begin reading in seconds $8.99 eBook Details

God in a Brothel: An Undercover Journey into Sex Trafficking and Rescue

Inter-Varsity Press / 2011 / Paperback

$10.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $16.00
|
Save 31% ($5.01)
Buy 48 or more for $10.44 each.
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW838066

Current Promotions
Browse
Refine by
Advanced Search Links

Product Description

This is the true story of an undercover investigator's experiences infiltrating the multi-billion dollar global sex industry. It is a story of triumph for the children and young teens released from a life of slavery and the rescuer who freed many hundreds of victims leading to the prosecution of dozens of perpetrators. And it is a story of haunting despair for those left behind in corrupt systems of law enforcement. It is the personal story of Daniel Walker, one man who followed a path of costly discipleship, agonizing failure and unlikely redemption. And it is a challenge to God's people to join in the battle that all might be freed.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 192
Vendor: Inter-Varsity Press
Publication Date: 2011
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0830838066
ISBN-13: 9780830838066
Availability: In Stock

Related Products

  1. Forgotten Girls: Stories of Hope and Courage
    Forgotten Girls: Stories of Hope and Courage
    Kay Strom, Michele Rickett
    Inter-Varsity Press / 2009 / Trade Paperback
    $10.99 Retail: $16.00 Save 31% ($5.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW837311
  2. The Slave Across the Street: A True Story of How an American Teen Survived the World of Human Trafficking
    The Slave Across the Street: A True Story of How an American Teen Survived the World of Human Trafficking
    Theresa Flores
    Wesscott Marketing / Trade Paperback
    $10.49 Retail: $14.99 Save 30% ($4.50)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW328682
  3. Stop the Traffik: People Shouldn't Be Bought and Sold
    Stop the Traffik: People Shouldn't Be Bought and Sold
    Cherie Blair, Steve Chalke
    Monarch Books / 2009 / Trade Paperback
    $12.99 Retail: $16.95 Save 23% ($3.96)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW478468
  4. Not in My Town: Exposing and Ending Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery
    Not in My Town: Exposing and Ending Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery
    Dillon Burroughs, Charles Powell
    New Hope Publishers / 2011 / Trade Paperback
    $14.49 Retail: $19.99 Save 28% ($5.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW693012
    Video

Publisher's Description

This is the true story of an undercover investigator's experiences infiltrating the multi-billion-dollar global sex industry. It is a story of triumph for the children and young teens released from a life of slavery and the rescuer who freed many hundreds of victims leading to the prosecution of dozens of perpetrators. And it is a story of haunting despair for those left behind in corrupt systems of law enforcement. It is the personal story of Daniel Walker, one man who followed a path of costly discipleship, agonizing failure and unlikely redemption. And it is a challenge to God's people to join in the battle that all might be freed. The Anti-Trafficking Tour featuring Daniel Walker is coming to a city near you in October 2011! Visit www.ivpress.com/antitraffickingtour for tour schedule and more information.

Author Bio

Daniel Walker has worked as an undercover investigator for a number of nonprofit organizations working to free women and children from sex trafficking in the United States and in over a dozen countries around the world. He holds a master's degree in Third World economic development from Eastern University in Philadelphia. He has over twenty years of experience in law enforcement and is currently working as a police detective based in New Zealand.

Endorsements

Sex trafficking is a hot subject these days. Speakers, films, magazine articles and books have raised the consciousness of Christian people everywhere. The problem is that few of us have ever figured out ways to respond to this ugly exploitation. In this book, we have the story of one man's journey into that strange and dirty world to do what he could to provide deliverance and hope for those who are imprisoned with despair.
-Tony Campolo,
Ph.D., Eastern University

Absolutely fabulous. Gripping, wrenching, this book will make you cry. Everyone should read this powerful summons to justice and amazing witness to grace.
-Ronald J. Sider,
President, Evangelicals for Social Action

This inspiring book tells the painful and costly story of one man's journey into the heart of the modern slave trade, the global sexual trafficking of women and children. It not only tells of the dramatic rescue of many innocent victims but of a struggle for justice with corrupt politicians and law enforcement agencies who allow this trade to flourish for their own personal gain. We have celebrated the ending of the African slave trade two hundred years ago, but an even bigger challenge exists on our own doorstep today.
-Murray Robertson,
President, Baptist Churches of New Zealand

A sobering and often harrowing account of an international mission to rescue sexually exploited children in the Third World--but also a message of hope, and a reminder that there are still people out there who are willing to risk all to bring this tragedy to the attention of others. I sincerely hope that this book will make a difference.
-Dave Haslett,
Retired Detective Inspector, New Zealand Police

While there are many books on the hell and horror of modern trafficking, Daniel further reveals the intimate personal pain and loss of fighting this evil on the front lines. In recent years we've witnessed an encouraging surge of engagement on the centuries-old problem of slavery, but with it has come a steep learning curve. We must stop measuring ourselves against glossy stories and good intentions. Daniel calls us to a more professional approach to the rescue and recovery of slaves, as well as better care for those engaged.
-Talmage Payne,
CEO, Hagar International

God in a Brothel tells the heartbreaking story of the horrors and prevalence of sex trafficking throughout the world. Daniel Walker offers a candid look at the scope of the problem, including the various kinds of trafficking, as well as the means to combat it. This book is a keen reminder that we as Christians have a moral responsibility to speak out and challenge the systems that perpetuate dehumanizing slavery and to ensure that captives are set free.
-Richard Stearns,
President, World Vision, and author of The Hole in Our Gospel

I hope that every Christ-follower who is serious about justice issues in our world will drop whatever they are doing long enough to read this book. The evils of human slavery and the sex trade industry are graphically depicted in these pages and should call us to reorder our priorities. This rare, behind-the-scenes snapshot not only raises awareness and calls us to action but fires off a warning shot for those who will go to the front lines of this battle.
-Scott Olson,
President and CEO, International Teams USA

This book plunges you full-on into a holy conspiracy, a top-secret mission of courageous love and liberation. May it inspire all of us to subvert injustice everywhere we see it.
-Shane Claiborne,
Author, activist and compiler of Common Prayer

Publisher's Weekly

A New Zealand-trained police officer with a calling to rescue children from the clutches of the sex trade, Walker has written about the four-year period he worked as an undercover investigator for nonprofit organizations dedicated to combatting child sex slavery. This book sheds light on a degrading and immoral criminal enterprise that is just beginning to get the world's attention. From Asia to Latin America to the United States, Walker describes operations he undertook to investigate and extricate poor children from horrific abuse and oppression. Unfortunately, Walker has chosen to change or obscure names, places, even the organizations he worked for. The result is an overly general account that will prevent readers from understanding the complexity of the issue. Walker doesn't help his case when he makes unsubstantiated sweeping claims that there are more people in slavery than at any other time in history, for example, or that Atlanta uses its economic and political might to ensure that sexual exploitation flourishes. The book's strength lies in Walker's very honest descriptions of the toll the work took on his marriage, his faith and his personal ethics. Evangelical Christians, for whom trafficking has become a hot issue, will surely appreciate it. (Sept.) Copyright 2011 Reed Business Information.

Editorial Reviews

"I trust you are brave enough to read God in a Brothel and respond to its challenge. It opens up a world where the light of the gospel needs to be revealed in all its glory, splendor and healing power to dispel this darkness and restore the lives broken and damaged by it. May God have mercy on us if we do not respond."
"This book plunges you full-on into a holy conspiracy, a top-secret mission of courageous love and liberation. May it inspire all of us to subvert injustice everywhere we see it."
"I hope that every Christ-follower who is serious about justice issues in our world will drop whatever they are doing long enough to read this book. The evils of human slavery and the sex trade industry are graphically depicted in these pages and should call us to reorder our priorities. This rare, behind-the-scenes snapshot not only raises awareness and calls us to action but fires off a warning shot for those who will go to the front lines of this battle."
"God in a Brothel tells the heartbreaking story of the horrors and prevalence of sex trafficking throughout the world. Daniel Walker offers a candid look at the scope of the problem, including the various kinds of trafficking, as well as the means to combat it. This book is a keen reminder that we as Christians have a moral responsibility to speak out and challenge the systems that perpetuate dehumanizing slavery and to ensure that captives are set free."
"While there are many books on the hell and horror of modern trafficking, Daniel further reveals the intimate personal pain and loss of fighting this evil on the front lines. In recent years we've witnessed an encouraging surge of engagement on the centuries-old problem of slavery, but with it has come a steep learning curve. We must stop measuring ourselves against glossy stories and good intentions. Daniel calls us to a more professional approach to the rescue and recovery of slaves, as well as better care for those engaged."
"A sobering and often harrowing account of an international mission to rescue sexually exploited children in the Third World--but also a message of hope, and a reminder that there are still people out there who are willing to risk all to bring this tragedy to the attention of others. I sincerely hope that this book will make a difference."
"This inspiring book tells the painful and costly story of one man's journey into the heart of the modern slave trade, the global sexual trafficking of women and children. It not only tells of the dramatic rescue of many innocent victims but of a struggle for justice with corrupt politicians and law enforcement agencies who allow this trade to flourish for their own personal gain. We have celebrated the ending of the African slave trade two hundred years ago, but an even bigger challenge exists on our own doorstep today."
"Absolutely fabulous. Gripping, wrenching, this book will make you cry. Everyone should read this powerful summons to justice and amazing witness to grace."
"Sex trafficking is a hot subject these days. Speakers, films, magazine articles and books have raised the consciousness of Christian people everywhere. The problem is that few of us have ever figured out ways to respond to this ugly exploitation. In this book, we have the story of one man's journey into that strange and dirty world to do what he could to provide deliverance and hope for those who are imprisoned with despair."

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. The Rhetoric Companion: A Student's Guide to Power in Persuasion
    The Rhetoric Companion: A Student's Guide to Power in Persuasion
    N.D. Wilson, Douglas Wilson
    Canon Press / 2011 / Trade Paperback
    $8.00
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW281030
  2. Exposing the Dark World of Human Trafficking I-II
    Exposing the Dark World of Human Trafficking I-II
    Focus on the Family Radio Broadcast / 2013 / Compact disc
    $9.00
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW1002511
  3. Jesus Among Other Gods
    Jesus Among Other Gods
    Ravi Zacharias
    Thomas Nelson / 2002 / Trade Paperback
    $7.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 50% ($8.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 18 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW43272
  4. Traditional Logic 1: Introduction to Formal Logic, Student Book
    Traditional Logic 1: Introduction to Formal Logic, Student Book
    Memoria Press / 2000 / Trade Paperback
    $22.49 Retail: $29.95 Save 25% ($7.46)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW636677

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Christianbook.com Search