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The Ethiopian Church, His Holiness Abune Paulos, and Kind Hearts Orphanage

posted by Tom Davis

What a fascinating time we’ve experience here in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It’s not every day you get the chance to meet with The Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Abune Paulos. My Doctoral group from George Fox University […]

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When Your Heart Breaks and Hope is Almost Lost

posted by Tom Davis

Today a terrible tragedy occurred to one of our children in Africa. This is a harsh reminder of the battle we are in between the forces of good and the forces of evil. Why it’s important for us to continue […]

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Free to Live Tour Coming to Indianapolis

posted by Tom Davis

Free to Live combines live worship and prayer with a compelling call to action to love and care for orphans. This free event features Tom Davis, President of HopeChest, along with the Desperation Band and Meredith Andrews–two of today’s up and […]

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Too Many Children in our World Suffer Appalling Abuse

posted by Tom Davis

Today, the UN outlawed abuses inflicted on children including prostitution, pornography, and the sale of children. I don't know why this took so long, but good for them. It's good to see world leadership stepping up and doing their part […]

Adoptions are in a 40% Decline

posted by Tom Davis

With 150 million orphans in the world, we should be seeing a dramatic increase in the number of orphans who are adopted every year in the United States. But sadly, the opposite is true. Adoptions have been decreasing every year […]

A Sex Crazed Culture at the World Cup

posted by Tom Davis

There are a lot of things heading to South Africa for the World Cup this summer. For starters, I'll be going with my two boys and 21 other people. We'll be doing ministry in Johannesburg and Capetown and catching a […]

Praying for the Victims of Sex Trafficking

posted by Tom Davis

My last few posts have stirred quite a bit of controversy around Sex Trafficking and CraigsList. One of the suggestions I made was to boycott CraigsList and my good friend, (who I love dearly!) Anne Jackson, doesn't agree with me […]

Craigslist Supports Sex Trafficking by Looking the Other Way…Will You?

posted by Tom Davis

Yesterday's post was one of highest viewed on this blog…ever. With public outrage building against Craigslist–and an unbelievable undercover report by the Today Show–Americans are opening their eyes to the reality of sex trafficking, forced prostitution, and child rape for […]

Shutting Down America’s Online Sex Cafe

posted by Tom Davis

It's bad enough to hear about men who pose as animals and force young girls to prostitute themselves in foreign countries. That's horrible, and should never happen. But sex traffickers operating right here in the United States under our nose […]

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 […]

Big Announcement & Summit VI

posted by Tom Davis

Tomorrow I will be making a big announcement on the blog regarding what you can practically do to help orphans and be involved in stopping vulnerable children from being trafficked along with a brand new resource website. This is in […]

What Every Man Can Do to Stop Sex Trafficking and Exploitation

posted by Tom Davis

Men, it’s time to step and take our rightful place as sons of God. No longer can we can’t allow the evils of our culture seep into our souls and steal our power to be who we are created to […]

IEmpathize – The Story of the Sex Cafe

posted by Tom Davis

We are partnering with IEmpathize to help girls who have been rescued from the sex-trade in Eastern Europe. This short video features a good friend of mine and President, Brad Riley. Brad describes what happened while we were in Moldova, specifically the […]

Tomb of an Unknown Orphan

posted by Tom Davis

Well I made it back home on the last flight out of Europe – literally. But I'll save that story for another post. I wanted to continue this week sharing some of the stories from our trip to Russia and […]

Stop Sex-Trafficking Before It Begins

posted by Tom Davis

"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." Many of you have asked what can be done to stop sex-trafficking before it begins. In a country like Moldova, there is little happening in regards to stopping sex-traffickers. We […]

How You Can Stop Sex-Trafficking

posted by Tom Davis

Our team is now in Russia! I'm excited to see a different side of tackling this issue which I'll talk about in the days to come. I cannot describe how broken my heart is over what happens to orphans and […]

How Do You Feel About the Sex Trade?

posted by Tom Davis

Anne Talking About What's Happening in Moldova from Tom Davis on Vimeo.

On the Way to Moldova

posted by Tom Davis

Zurich, Switzerland from Tom Davis on Vimeo. On the train to Vienna, Austria. from Tom Davis on Vimeo. Downtown Vienna! from Tom Davis on Vimeo.

Help Wanted – Stop Child Sex Trafficking

posted by Tom Davis

On Monday I'm heading to Russia and Moldova with a few great friends: Anne Jackson, Brad Riley, Pres of Iempathize, and the photo/video guru, Simon Scionka. Why? Because we're sick of the evils forced on young girls who are being lured and kidnapped […]

80 Reported Kids Raped in Swaziland Since January

posted by Tom Davis

This just kills me. This means there are a lot more cases unreported. Please, please pray with us and send this to your friends to pray too. There's still so much work to do in Swaziland. This comes from our Country […]

Our First Sponsored Orphanage in Haiti

posted by Tom Davis

We have been praying about what role Children's HopeChest needs to play in Haiti. Our goal is to have projects and community sponsorships with a number of orphanages and walk with them for years to come as they rebuild. We want to […]

First Available Orphanage Sponsorship in South Africa

posted by Tom Davis

First Available Orphanage Sponsorship in South Africa from Tom Davis on Vimeo.

Breaking News – New Study Says Christians Give Poor People the Shaft

posted by Tom Davis

Please take a look at this new study. I know this can induce controversy, but it is reality and something we need to wrestle with. The post is from my friend Anne Jackson. Anne and I will be going to Moldova and […]

Why Christmas Should be About Orphans Like Hiatt

posted by Tom Davis

[Updated December 2011] This little girl absolutely melted my heart. Her orphanage, Kolmbocha, is far from the capital city in Ethiopia. I asked the director, “When was the last time you had any visitors?” His answer? Eight years. My hope […]

Leaving for Ethiopia – Video

posted by Tom Davis

Off to Ethiopia with a fantastic team this week. As you can see, we’ve got a brand new blog design to unveil this week. We’re still working out the kinks. If you encounter a bug, shoot me an e-mail. Also, […]

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 […]

Proverbs 31 Ministries and SheReads

posted by Tom Davis

Well, it's official. I am the first male author to be featured on the SheReads.org website, as SCARED was selected as one of their three winter titles. This is a ministry of Proverbs 31, a national ministry of over 300,000 women! If you are a […]

Videos from our team in Swaziland

posted by Tom Davis

I love seeing what God is doing right now in Swaziland with our groups. Here's a few videos for you to watch. These videos are from Don who is over there right now. You can view his blog by clicking here […]

Burnside Writers Collective Interview

posted by Tom Davis

I'm thankful for this great interview done with Bryan Catherman on Don Miller's Burnside site. Hope you enjoy it! AN INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR TOM DAVIS BOOKS, FEATURED, SOCIAL JUSTICE — BY BRYAN CATHERMAN ON SEPTEMBER 28, 2009 AT 12:00 AM  I met Tom Davis a few years […]

Think Child Sex-Trafficking Doesn’t Happen in the US?

posted by Tom Davis

This will be sickening to everyone who reads it. The terrible thing is how close it comes to home. I'm glad I just finished a book on this issue, so people can get involved and make a difference.  From MSNBC […]

Help Me Title My Second Novel

posted by Tom Davis

Hey everyone! I really, really need your help. My first novel, Scared – A Novel on the Edge of the World, has hit the bookshelves. It's getting rave reviews, you can read about 33 of them by clicking HERE. The second one […]

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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, for sharing your heart and story with all of us. Fol

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Touching the Image of Jesus: Part 2
When we left Alexandra, she was wondering how she was going to raise $3,411 to travel across the world with a group of Christians she didn't know. She wasn't a Christian and had no church. But she did feel deeply compelled to get on this trip to the Ludlati CarePoint. So she decided to enter a

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Touching the Image of Jesus: Part 1
[caption id="attachment_2722" align="alignright" width="300"] Alexandra, looking ready.[/caption] Sometimes there's a lot more going on than we can see with our physical eyes. At least, that appears true in the case of Alexandra Warwick. I first introduced you to Alexandra in this post, Reje

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