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Sponsorship in 6 words

posted by Tom Davis

It was Abraham Lincoln who said (or perhaps wrote), “I’m sorry I wrote such a long letter. I did not have the time to write a short one.”  The discipline of brevity is not easily mastered. Distilling thoughts to their essence […]

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Faith that Moves Mountains

posted by Tom Davis

Dr. Ananthi Jebasingh was not looking to start a school for children living in the slums of India. It wasn’t until a boy knocked at her door that her amazing journey began. First it was just one boy, then another, […]

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How far would you go to teach a child?

posted by Tom Davis

Would you move to another neighborhood or city? Would you take a pay cut or change jobs? Would you become a missionary? Would you accept a teaching position if your classroom was a public toilet complex in an Indian slum? […]

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I am the light of the world…

posted by Tom Davis

Light is essential to life. It is the key to proper sight, to finding our way, avoiding danger, and making decisions. Light is one of the essential ingredients of photosynthesis in plants–a process that converts the energy of the sun […]

Stories don’t change by accident.

posted by Tom Davis

Her story started here… Tulsi is a seven-year old girl from India. Both of her parents died of tuberculosis. She lived alone for three days until her grandmother came to get her. Now, she lives with seven other relatives in […]

5 ways to make Christmas more meaningful this year

posted by Tom Davis

This Christmas, holiday sales are projected to top $465.6 billion.  Given all of the financial tumult, political gridlock, and job uncertainty, it looks as though this year Americans are going to spend a lot of money giving gifts to each […]

ICHTHUS Music Festival

posted by Tom Davis

Next week, I will head to Wilmore, KY for the annual Ichthus Music Festival. This 3-day event takes place across several square miles of Kentucky farmland, and features dozens of Christian speakers, artists, musicians and ministries. Over 15,000 people will […]

Headed to India to find the Good Samaritan

posted by Tom Davis

Today I leave for India. As I was preparing to leave, I came across this little bit of travel advice, “Many Americans think they have experienced extreme heat, but even they are unprepared for the intense heat of India.”  It […]

Dolsi and the “Man with a Smile”

posted by Tom Davis

This post comes to us from HopeChest COO Bob Mudd who is currently on the ground in India with a team of HopeChest volunteers. On the trip, he and the team met Dolsi, a 7-year-old girl with an amazing story. […]

Change Their Story raises $52,000+ to protect children from forced prostitution and poverty

posted by Tom Davis

On November 15, 2010, HopeChest launched Change Their Story–a campaign to empower our supporters to raise money from their friends and family during Christmas. Instead of buying more things, 75 families decided to join HopeChest in changing the story for […]

Advent Day 17: Rescue

posted by Tom Davis

HopeChest’s partner, Indian Rescue Mission, successfully rescued one girl from forced prostitution today. According to the report: “During the rescue, our team member who was sent as decoy customer was beaten and then robbed off his cell phone and cash. […]

Mumbai Rescue Frees 3 Minors from Sex Trafficking

posted by Tom Davis

I received confirmation from India that more girls were rescued from forced prostitution in India. 3 of the girls were minors. By using a decoy customer, the rescue operatives were able to gain access to the brothel and it’s owners. […]

How Do You Rescue Girls from the Sex Trade? Here’s how:

posted by Tom Davis

After the news of the successful rescue last week, I wanted our partners in India to give you a much more detailed look as to what goes into a rescue operation. First, thank you again for your support of this […]

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Touching the Image of Jesus: Part 3
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Touching the Image of Jesus: Part 2
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Touching the Image of Jesus: Part 1
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