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Doing Justice

posted by Tom Davis

“He has showed you, O Man, what is good, and what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.” – Micah 6:8 What does it mean to be […]

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Give Anyway

posted by Tom Davis

This Christmas, I’ve been thinking about how easy it is to become  fatigued.  When we are motivated to action by some severe need we stand up and do something on behalf of the extremely poor. But the next time we […]

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Christian pro-life groups gather in Colorado

posted by Tom Davis

Christian pro-life and justice groups will promote Sanctity of Human Life Month during the Life and Justice Conference on Jan. 22 in Colorado Springs. I’ll be speaking at the conference, and I urge you to join us in person or […]

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Martin Luther King Quotes

posted by Tom Davis

Martin Luther King I Have a Dream, MLK Quotes, Martin Luther King I Have a Dream Speech Today we celebrate the life of one of the most famous men in history. A man who stood against the injustice of his day and […]

I Need Some Deep Theology – Meet Christoph Blumhardt

posted by Tom Davis

While doing a little Doctoral research, I’ve found a little known theologian that I’ve fallen in love with. His name is Cristoph Blumhardt (1842-1919) and he was born in Germany. His teaching influenced great minds such as Karl Barth, Dietrich […]

An Inconvenient Truth

posted by Tom Davis

What happens when we are confronted with reality in way that forces us to make a decision to change? What do we do? There are two options: Ignore it and hope it goes away.  Change a decision or our behavior.  […]

Burning the Koran vs. Jesus Gospel of Love

posted by Tom Davis

File this under, “What are you thinking?” Terry Jones, a pastor of a church in Gainesville, FL made national headlines by hatching a plan to burn 200 copies of the most holy book in Islam, the Koran. Book burning evokes […]

Seeing What God Sees

posted by Tom Davis

This August, I kicked off the AWAKEN series at Woodmen Valley Chapel in Colorado Springs. Here is the video from that message. I gave this message in conjunction with a week-long showing of “In Their Shoes: An Orphan Experience.” Designed […]

Does your life demand explanation?

posted by Tom Davis

Every one of us possess the desire to be unique, and to become more than we are today. In God’s kingdom, we sacrifice those selfish desires for God’s glory. Entering the kingdom and accepting the calling that God has placed […]

Christians Don’t Care About the Sex Trade, Do They?

posted by Tom Davis

Last week, I shared a couple of posts on apologetics and atheism, which may have given some readers the wrong impression. Let me be clear: I am not an apologist. I have the utmost respect for apologetics, but it is […]

Love: It’s what makes the Gospel, the Gospel

posted by Tom Davis

There’s a great Subaru ad campaign right now with the slogan, Love. It’s what makes a Subaru, a Subaru.  Click the ad to see all the awesome stuff you can do with a Subaru. I am one of the many […]

Is C.S. Lewis an Irrelevant Apologist?

posted by Tom Davis

A short post today as I am out the door very early on a trip. I just wanted to make some quick observations and comments and suggestions: 1. The posts criticizing Christianity and have drawn nearly 10 times the comments […]

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 […]

Jesus, Us, and “The World.”

posted by Tom Davis

Following up on yesterday’s post, I want to dive into the topic of “the world”–a phrase that Jesus uses often in opposition to “the Kingdom of God.” Jesus talks about Kingdom values and ethics–which typically center on repentance, obedience, love, […]

What’s Wrong With Christians?

posted by Tom Davis

My first article for Beliefnet was a little piece titled, “Why Christians Suck.” I made the case that our faith is largely disconnected from our actions. In short, we suck because we do not do what Jesus commands us to […]

What would you sell to stop a child from being raped?

posted by Tom Davis

More precisely, what personal possessions would you sell in order to stop a little girl from being raped for profit? Ponder that for a moment while I give a big thank you to my readers…. *UPDATE* Children’s HopeChest has raised […]

Do you walk in unfamiliar places?

posted by Tom Davis

Last month, my friend Vince Giordano led a HopeChest mission trip to India. While there, he met with women trapped in brothels who graciously offered to buy soda for their guests while they chatted about life. He walked down constricted […]

The World Cup Defies Explanation

posted by Tom Davis

Today we watched Chile win an impressive victory over Honduras. And although I have never been to either country–I found myself caught up in the excitement and cheering along with 50,000 other soccer fans. The scope of this tournament defies […]

It’s a Red Letter Day

posted by Tom Davis

In Medieval times, holy days, saints and feast days were marked on the calendar in Red. This originated from early illuminated manuscripts marking capital letters and highlighted words in Red ink.  Since this blog is titled, “Red Letters – Living […]

LOST & The Kingdom of God

posted by Tom Davis

I'm not a fan of LOST, and don't have much time for TV in general. Now that the series is over, many look back in wonder at how a show that tackled science fiction, spirituality, adventure, and romance won such […]

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Touching the Image of Jesus: Part 3
In the final chapter of Alexandra's story, she shares what happened when she boarded the plane for Swaziland with her teammates. This post is a little longer, but I'm pretty sure you won't be able to put it down. Thank you again, Alexandra, ...

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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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