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Download SCARED for free on Nov. 1 & 2!

posted by Tom Davis

The publisher of Scared is giving away free e-book downloads on November 1 & 2. Don’t miss this great deal. Download Scared today! Download your free Scared e-book! A Note from the Author: Tom Davis Scared is a work of fiction, but the world […]

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Together for Adoption Conference Book Giveaway

posted by Tom Davis

On October 21, I will be speaking at a special luncheon at the Together for Adoption conference in Phoenix, AZ. If you are involved in orphan ministry in any way, this is a truly valuable experience. (Keep reading to find […]

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How Africa Shaped the Christian Mind

posted by Tom Davis

I’ve just read a fascinating book by Thomas Oden on how Africa became the seedbed for western Christianity entitled, How Africa Shaped the Christian Mind. Having just returned from Africa and going again this September, my interest was peaked about […]

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Want to be in my next book?

posted by Tom Davis

I am currently writing a book that features the stories of people who have lived out Jesus’ “Red Letter” teachings, and I want you to contribute! I am looking for stories of people who have lived out the red letters of […]

Living Social offers $20 Amazon Card for $10

posted by Tom Davis

Breaking the trend of offering local-only deals, Living Social Web site offers $20 Amazon Gift Card for only $10. Get yours today! Today Living Social if offering a $20 Amazon Gift Card for just $10. These sites usually only offer […]

The Great Emergence – Is there such a Thing?

posted by Tom Davis

Phyllis Tickle wrote a book called, The Great Emergence – How Christianity is Changing and Why that we read for my doctoral course. I think Phyllis is an incredible brilliant and talented woman. All that to say, I don’t agree with her on […]

Best Inspirational Novel 2010

posted by Tom Davis

My novel, Priceless, about a young Russian girl who leaves an orphanage and gets caught up in the sex trade, has been nominated for a second award. The Romantic Times has given their highest rating, 4 1/2 stars to Priceless and nominated it for Best […]

National Radio Show Today on Sex Trafficking

posted by Tom Davis

Today from 1:00-2:00 pm Mountain Standard Time, I will be the guest on Moody Radio Network with Chris Fabry. This event will be live and the focus will be on sex trafficking around the world, in the U.S., and what […]

Walking in the Footsteps of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien

posted by Tom Davis

When you first arrive in Oxford, England, what’s the first thing you do?!

Excerpt from Red Letters – Living a Faith that Bleeds

posted by Tom Davis

“Picture Jesus walking down the streets of Jerusalem. What kinds of things moved his heart? Where was His compassion revealed? I think we can all see where his compassion wasn’t aroused. For example, when people had turned His Father’s house […]

Is the Bible Really the Word of God?

posted by Tom Davis

Frank Schaeffer doesn’t think so. I must say, I was disturbed when I read this article in the Huffington post. Frank’s father, Francis Schaeffer, was one of the great theologians I grew up reading and wrote books such as: The God Who Is […]

What do Jesus and Harry Potter have in common?

posted by Tom Davis

Confession time. While researching what elements go into a great novel, I became a huge fan of Harry Potter and the magical world woven together by author JK Rowling. And while Christians are certainly “disputatious” about what the books mean […]

Win a Free Copy of Priceless

posted by Tom Davis

Don’t you love free stuff?! The SheReads promotion had 400 entries to win a copy of Priceless – on this one, I think your chances will be a bit better. My publisher, David C. Cook, is running a little contest. All you have to […]

Christianity Today – Why Every Christian Should Care for Orphans

posted by Tom Davis

The July edition of Christianity Today is focused on the needs of orphans around the world. It’s about time! The lead article is written by Dr. Russell Moore entitled, “Abba Changes Everything – Why Every Christian is Called to Rescue Orphans.” A special thanks […]

Priceless Behind the Scenes – Ismailova Street

posted by Tom Davis

The final Priceless footage filmed on location in Russia. Check out all the “Behind the Scenes” footage of priceless by clicking here: Priceless videos. Also, don’t forget to check out the website for the book here, SheisPriceless.com where you will find stories of what’s happening to girls […]

Crazy Giveaway: Win a Free Copy of Priceless

posted by Tom Davis

We all like some free stuff. This week, Kari Gibson is running a contest to give away 10 copies of my new book Priceless and 10 pounds of Saints Coffee. If you like winning free stuff, hit her blog today. […]

Russia, Red Square, Orthodoxy and Human Trafficking

posted by Tom Davis

This is my favorite behind the scenes video of my new book Priceless which focuses on an orphan who is swept into the evil sex trade industry. In chapter four Stuart runs into an Orthodox church on the corner of Red Square in Moscow, Russia called Our […]

Priceless Is Available Online

posted by Tom Davis

I just discovered that my new book, Priceless, is now available online. Of course, I always prefer that you go to your local bookstore and purchase the book, but if you just can't wait, you can purchase it now at BarnesandNoble.com, Amazon.com, and CBD.com. […]

Russia, St. Basil’s, A Video, and Priceless

posted by Tom Davis

Every day there is more news reports regarding human trafficking and sex trafficking. This is the exact subject of my next book. Priceless releases in 6 short days! To keep my commitment about having the book come to life for you, I'm […]

Priceless Contest Winners Announced

posted by Tom Davis

Watch the video to find out if you are a winner! Priceless Book Giveaway! from Tom Davis on Vimeo.

Behind the Scenes Video from Priceless

posted by Tom Davis

I went to Russia and recorded five videos of the exact locations from scenes in Priceless. Why? I wanted this book to come to life for you. For example, instead of just talking about the Church of Kazan off of […]

Surprised by Hope

posted by Tom Davis

Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church It's Friday and we're about to start board meetings here at Children's HopeChest, so off to the races! I have a great book recommendation for you this […]

Scared Is a Finalist for a Christy Award

posted by Tom Davis

Ready for the big news I promised to announce on Friday? My first novel, Scared, has been nominated for CBA's Christy Award. I never expected this, so obviously, this is very exciting for me. I'm also in the company of several […]

She Is Priceless – The New Web Site + Free Stuff

posted by Tom Davis

Today marks the launch SheisPriceless.com a new Web site devoted to the release of Priceless and a resource center for prayer, learning, and action on behalf of the victims of sex trafficking around the world. We are calling this campaign […]

Want to Know What I Do Late at Night?

posted by Tom Davis

Late Night Dev Edits from Tom Davis on Vimeo.

Love Mercy

posted by Tom Davis

Award winning author Lisa Samson has a new book out called Love Mercy: A Mother and Daughter's Journey from the American Dream to the Kingdom of God - and you have to read it! Lisa and her daughter, Ty, came with me on a […]

Finding a Quiet Place, a free book & coffee to go with it!

posted by Tom Davis

Renee Swope of Proverbs 31 Ministries has a great post on her blog for you to read. Here's a portion of it. You can also head over there to get a free download of Scared and enter to win a free […]

A Great Deal on Red Letters

posted by Tom Davis

I'm excited to tell you the Family Christian Stores has selected Red Letters: Living a Faith that Bleeds as their Member only title for the month of February. You can pick this book up for only $5 for a limited time at the front […]

This Will Change Everything in the Publishing Industry

posted by Tom Davis

This is one of the coolest inventions I've seen in a long time. Not only is it cool, it will revolutionize the way we read and absorb digital content. Michael Hyatt posted this on his blog today, and he believes it will […]

The Title and Cover of the New Book

posted by Tom Davis

After a long period of waiting, I can finally reveal the title of my next novel. Let me first say that we received almost 400 people who voted. Thanks you all so much! The clear winner was, "Broken." That title […]

Scared TV Interview

posted by Tom Davis

I thought you might like to see an interview I did in Canada for Scared. Because of this interview, the book has gone to #1 in Fiction a number times on Amazon Canada.  It's a two part series.  I've been traveling […]

Book Clubs – A Special Offer

posted by Tom Davis

I've noticed that many of you are ordering multiple copies of Scared on Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com. Thanks so much for that, by the way! Many of the reports coming back from people say that the book has transformed their lives in amazing […]

Scared – “A Novel on the Edge of the World”

posted by Tom Davis

Time to get your help again on a book cover. Scared is my debut novel and will release in the late spring/early summer of 2009. This is the first in a series of three, and I will be releasing a […]

How Can I Get Close to the Heart of God?

posted by Tom Davis

Seth Barnes and I are partnering together to provide a launching point for you to find out what God has for you. If you’ve been a blog reader for a while and have a blog of your own, we are […]

Fields of the Fatherless Video

posted by Tom Davis

Thanks to all of you who have been so supportive of the book, Fields of the Fatherless. It sells out regularly on Amazon, but you can always order from me or from the Fields of the Fatherless website. There are […]

Jesus’ Life

posted by Tom Davis

I love when you read something about who Jesus really was and what he was really talked about, not some religious form we’ve tried to squeeze him into. What you’re about to read will challenge and inspire you to be […]

Youth Worker Journal Review of Red Letters

posted by Tom Davis

Red Letters continues to get good reviews from different facets of the Christian and secular community. For that, I am thankful! I have an article in the latest Relevant magazine article, the one with Rob Bell on the cover. I […]

Confessions

posted by Tom Davis

My new book, Confessions of a Good Christian Guy, is out. The men who are reading this say it’s my best book yet. As far as men’s issues are concerned, it’s definitely a deep, probing look at what real masculinity […]

Jesus Says

posted by Tom Davis

This is a great post from my new friend, Brad Brisco at Missional Church Network: If the world is sane, then Jesus is mad as a hatter and the Last Supper is the Mad Tea Party. The world says, “Mind […]

Confessions of a Good Christian Guy

posted by Tom Davis

My latest book, Confessions of a Good Christian Guy, is a available on Amazon and hits stores in February. Frankly, this was a difficult book for me to write. Not just because it’s a bit seedy – dealing with real […]

Brand New Fields of the Fatherless

posted by Tom Davis

This April, Fields of the Fatherless will be re-released in an expanded form. I’ve added new chapters, including a chapter on adoption and a Study Guide to be used in all kinds of study groups. What do you think of […]

Everyone in Colorado

posted by Tom Davis

I would like to invite all of you in Colorado to come to Vanguard Church this Sunday in Colorado Springs where I will be speaking at all 3 services – 8:30, 10:00, and 11:30. The message will center on my […]

Fields Part Two

posted by Tom Davis

I don’t know if it was something I said in my last post, but Fields of the Fatherless shot to the top of the Amazon charts today and was the #1 book in the Ministry section ahead of books by […]

Fields of the Fatherless

posted by Tom Davis

Thanks to all of you who have been so supportive of the book, Fields of the Fatherless. It sells out regularly on Amazon, but you can always order from me or from the Fields of the Fatherless website. There are […]

A Writing Update

posted by Tom Davis

I thought you might like to see a recent picture of Emily and kiddos. Hudson didn’t make it on this trip, he stayed back with Brett and Nicole. Look, Hayden’s almost as tall as his mom! A couple of other […]

In Case You Didn’t Know

posted by Tom Davis

When you purchase a copy of Red Letters, you are actually feeding an orphan for an entire month! This is possible because profits from the book are helping the AIDS orphans of Africa. Also, don’t forget to sign up at […]

Blog Tour

posted by Tom Davis

The blog tour continues! Thanks to Carl and Rob at Wealth Lifelines for their stellar reviews of Red Letters. Click their names to read their responses to the book. A copy of the book goes out FedEx to Bono’s house […]

Hello from Virginia Beach

posted by Tom Davis

I hope you all have a wonderful Labor Day weekend. This is also my anniversary weekend, 12 years ago Emily and I tied the knot. 6 kids and a wonderful life later…here we are! Another destination on the Red Letters […]

Sermoncentral.com

posted by Tom Davis

For anyone desiring an outline of the message on Red Letters, there are two available for immediate download on Sermoncentral.com. The first is titled, We are the Good Samaritan and the second is, Red Letters: Living a Faith that Bleeds. […]

Dino Rizzo

posted by Tom Davis

Pastor Dino Rizzo, pastor of Healing Place Church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has posted a review of Red Letters on his site. The Red Letters Blog tour is in full swing and I’ll keep you updated on all the reviews. […]

El Mol Video Review of Red Letters

posted by Tom Davis

"El Mol " – a friend I have marked with the dubious title, "Man Out of Control," has posted a video review of Red Letters here. We’ve been to Russia several times together and tore up the "Leadership Network" circuit […]

Feed An Orphan for a Month

posted by Tom Davis

Just received 100 of the first copies of Red Letters: Living a Faith that Bleeds and it looks amazing! The publisher designed a two-color interior with the red ‘blood’ smeared on each chapter. That sounds kind of demented. All of […]

To All You Fathers Out There

posted by Tom Davis

Hey Dads! Here’s an amazing book I just ordered called, The Dangerous Book for Boys. This book is about all the incredible, adventurous things boys do with their dads to make huge connections. Many of the things talked about are […]

Red Letter Blog Tour

posted by Tom Davis

Red Letters releases in less than a month. In celebration, I will be featuring a Red Letter Blog Tour, featuring different bloggers, magazines and ezines who have either reviewed the book or interviewed me. The first comes from my good […]

EMI Partnership with Red Letters

posted by Tom Davis

Some very exciting news. EMI Christian music group, representing artists such as Toby Mac, Steven Curtis Chapman, Chris Tomlin, Mandisa, David Crowder Band, etc., is partnering with Red Letters: Living a Faith that Bleeds. Why? To get the message of […]

Harry Potter, An Orphan

posted by Tom Davis

I’m going to take a slight turn from my usual posts to address a particular cultural phenomenon – Harry Potter. Book 7 – The Deathly Hallows arrives on bookshelves at midnight, July 21st. For those of you who are fans, […]

Encouraging Responses to Red Letters

posted by Tom Davis

I thought you might like to see what others are saying about the book from ICRS. This is very encouraging! "My husband and I own Logos Bookstore in Kent, Ohio. Our former youth pastor has been going on missions trips […]

Publishers Weekly

posted by Tom Davis

Time for a little shameless self-promotion. I really couldn’t believe this and am quite humbled. My publisher is extremely committed to Red Letters and it’s getting great press so far. This is the May 14, 2007 edition of Publisher’s Weekly  […]

Canadian Weekend

posted by Tom Davis

What a great time to be with some amazing people in Canada over the weekend. Here’s a shout to my new friends under the banner of the maple leaf. My publisher for Red Letters, Cook Communications Canada, set up my […]

Red Letters Cover Part Tres

posted by Tom Davis

We want this cover to communicate intrigue and mystery. I loved the comment someone made, "this is a mystery novel –exactly!" A mystery that much of the church stands by as 143 million orphans live a life of extreme poverty, […]

Red Letters Cover Part 2

posted by Tom Davis

Hey everyone. I cannot thank you enough for all the comments you left about the book cover. Truth is, I hated it and couldn’t stand it! Why? It didn’t say anything to me, it wasn’t what I had envisioned, and […]

Books I’m Reading

posted by Tom Davis

So, I’m finished with one book and working on another. You know, it’s truly an awesome experience to actually have book contracts. Kind of surreal really. I love it. But, it’s a TON of work! In the midst of writing, […]

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