Red Letters

What do we really know about the HIV virus? Do you know it affects the innocent? Do you know babies get HIV from their infected mothers? Do you know one of the greatest causes of HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa is rape? Do you know that Russia, Ukraine and India have the highest rates of new…

Emily and I have been sponsoring a young lady named Lena for several years. She grew up in Murom orphanage in the Vladimir region of Russia. Lena is absolutely brilliant and has just graduated from the University of Vladimir with a degree in foreign languages. For those of you who have seen the One Orphan…

Keep shopping (red) this Christmas. It’s bringing awareness to consumerism. Not the answer, but it’s a start.

Adanna’s story continued… "So she goes to this place frequented by these men to ask for food, maybe they will have compassion and help her. They look at her, they grab her, they fondle her and they all laugh. She feels more like an animal than a human being. They refuse to simply give her…

The book on Africa and the HIV/AIDS crisis is due at the end of this month and will release in September ’07. Whew! I’m tired just thinking about it! At this point, the working title is Red Letters: Responding to the Words of Jesus. Would love your thoughts about this. I wanted to share a…

Actually, there are two. This year our family is doing something a little different on Christmas. We are going to have two guests with us on Christmas morning, though they won’t actually be present. One is Jim, a homeless man in our home town of Colorado Springs. The other is a little girl named Adanna…

One of the first little girls I met in Africa was a little girl named Nobile from Swaziland. She’s a beautiful, sweet little one who is only 9 years old. Our group stood a short distance from her admiring her smile and charisma.   The caretaker of this children’s center noticed how we were lauding…

This is Children’s HopeChest’s very first viral marketing strategy. Please click on this Interactive video about how you can be involved in what we are doing to save the lives of orphans in different parts of the world. I would also love it if you could forward this to as many of your friends as…

We had an incredible encounter on the streets of Colorado Springs tonight. Seth Barnes, Gary Black, Andrew Shearman (an incredible, wonderful Englishman) and yours truly, were walking downtown for dinner. A homeless man named, "Jersey Joe" asked us for a few bucks. Seth stopped and talked with him and said, "Man do you need some…

Words cannot express the burden I feel for Africa. Specifically, the young people, the infants, and the innocent who will die from a disease that is preventable and treatable. One day, I am convinced that when I stand before God I will be asked the question, "What did you do to help the children of…

Tom Davis
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Tom Davis

Tom Davis currently serves as CEO of Children's HopeChest (www.hopechest.org), a global orphan care ministry headquartered in Colorado Springs. A tireless advocate for fatherless children, Davis has spent most of his adult life calling U.S. believers to become the hands and feet of Jesus Christ to the 143 million orphans living around the world. Through those connections, thousands of orphans now have the bright and hopeful future--one that is filled with opportunities and the love of the one true Father. Davis speaks hundreds of times each year at churches and conferences, mobilizing the church to action on behalf of the poor. He is the author of four books. His most recent novel, SCARED is a fictionalized account of his first-hand experiencing living and working with orphans in Swaziland, Africa. Davis' blog is the premier resource for the latest developments in Christian orphan ministry. Davis also currently teaches courses as adjunct professor at George Fox University in Newberg, OR.

When not traveling the globe, Davis resides in the mountains of Colorado in the small community of Palmer Lake. He and his wife Emily have seven children, including two adopted daughters from Russia.

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