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For those of you who have hung in there with me and believed in this book project, here’s the conclusion. The publisher has offered a 3-book contract, with options on 3 more books. Here’s what the contract looks like: I will release a non-fiction book (Title yet to be determined) on Africa, the HIV/AIDS crisis…

SAD NEWS FROM VLADIMIR REGION, RUSSIA "Though my father and mother forsake me, the Lord will receive me." Psalm 27:10 Dear Friends, This morning we received tragic news from Russia. One of our graduates from the Vladimir region was killed in a car accident on October 26th. As we mourn Vasya’s death, we are reminded…

When you see a picture like this, how does it make you feel? Angry? Powerless? Frustrated? Overwhelmed? All of the above for me. I believe we need to allow these emotions to shift into emotions that are more proactive: powerful, hopeful, focused, and able. We can do something to change the life of one orphan,…

Winter has arrived in Colorado. We have 24 inches of snow on the ground and have been confined to the house all day. I love this state!  It was a sleepy day in the Davis household and we loved every second of it! Wish you were here…. Here’s the update on the book project: The…

Well, I promised when I began this blog I would talk about some inside publishing details. Here we go! On Monday night of last week, I thought of a great idea for my next book. At least I think it’s a great idea – time well tell. Currently , I’m working on a book that…

This post comes from one of our World Racers who is currently in South Africa. Her name is Ashley Musick and you can read more about her blog here. It’s facinating. Here is what she is experiencing first hand in regards to the HIV/AIDS crisis in Africa: "Sorry the blogs have been few and far…

Hundreds of millions of children live in poverty every single day. This never goes away and they live in this condition 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In fact, extreme poverty is on the increase in many nations. According to UNICEF, 30,000 children die each day due to poverty. And they “die quietly…

"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of heaven." This phrase is from the Beatitudes in Matthew 5. What do you think it’s supposed to mean? This is one of the first things Jesus says to a crowd, and arguably one of the most important. You’ve certainly heard it many times…

The Bible clearly states that God’s people are responsible to care for the orphan. A ‘portion’ of our ‘fields’ belong to the widow and orphan. Read Deuteronomy 24:18-21– the Israelites were to leave the second harvest and the extra for those who were in need. There were even more provisions made for them earlier in…

I’m reading an amazing book right now entitled, Under the Influence by Alvin Schmidt. It describes the role of the early church and what they ‘did’ that attracted so many people to Christianity. What did they do you ask? Any guesses? You got it! They rescued the orphan, they took in the babies the Romans…

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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