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I am a Christ-follower. I believe that people are on this earth for a purpose, that we were created for something unique, and that all human life has value. Because these are critical truths for me, I also have to look at the world in which I am a citizen and discover what my responsibility…

Hey everyone…36 Years Old today. Whew, getting up there! My best friend, Gary Black, blessed me with a bit of a write up on his blog. Go to his website here: Gary’s site. By the way, it’s snowing in Colorado today! A perfect present for me.

"Be of sober spirit, be on the alert. Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour." I Peter 5:8 Here’s a sad fact: when it comes to orphans, the truth of this scripture is overwhelming. The enemy rapes, pillages, destroys, and devours the life of every single orphan he…

"Many people have forgotten me. But I am God’s Child – and I would like to meet you." “Hello! My name is Valya. I am 20 and I am from Kostroma, Russia. I’ve graduated from tech school 18 and right now I am looking for a job according to my profession. I am much honored…

Wonder what I’m doing this week? Ministering with, and to, the next generation of LIONS! And I’m loving it! It’s about orphans, church planting, and the nations. Want to come along?! These are our World Racers, theworldrace.org Dream of a generation fully alive  9/14/2006 Posted by Seth Barnes I feel a little crazy sharing this,…

The girl in the pink is the mom and the dad for her family. She finds the food, the water, all they need to survive. These children are known as ‘the head of the household.’ She’s about 9 years old and both of her parents have died from AIDS. Now, she’s trying to care for…

This past weekend I spoke at Irving Bible Church outside of Dallas, Texas. A huge church of about 8,000 people – a little overwhelming, to say the least. If you care to hear the message you can download it here: IrvingBibleChurch.mp3. The title they chose was "Voiceless Children." My mind began to churn, thinking about…

"Lo these are the outskirts of His ways; and how small a whisper do we hear of Him! But the thunder of His power who can understand?" Job 26:14 One of my favorite versus in the entire Bible! Do we hear His whisper? The truth is, if we can’t hear the whisper, we won’t recognize…

The world’s children are a hidden, kingdom wonder. Just this morning I was doing a Bible study with my kids on Matthew 13 – about the parable of the "hidden treasure" and the "pearl of great price." The person in the parable went and sold all they had in order to find this incredible treasure.…

On the South African portion of our trip, I met this beautiful little girl in Durban. She was at the St. Mary’s Hospital for victims with AIDS. I used to have a stigma about this disease; who contracted it, why, etc. None of that matters any more after meeting the baby on your right. She…

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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