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While the idea of donuts fighting poverty sounds extremely American, it’s actually the topic  Nicholas Kristof’s latest column about a family in Malawi. Kristof follows the Nasoni family’s journey through poverty to entrepreneurship. Kristof makes some interesting observations: – Although the Nasoni’s could not afford to send their oldest child to school (for the cost of…

Yesterday I went to one of the few fireworks shows in Colorado. The wildfires have forced stringent fire bans and shut down many of the state’s fireworks displays. But last night in the skies over Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, fans were treated to an amazing, 20-minute fireworks show. Yesterday our country paused to celebrate our freedoms and…

Children’s HopeChest employees create support fund for co-worker who lost house in Waldo Canyon Fire. Last week, the Waldo Canyon Fire ripped through the Mountain Shadows neighborhood of Colorado Springs, destroying at least 346 homes. One of those houses belonged to my friend and co-worker, Steve Voyen. Steve is the Program Director for Children’s HopeChest,…

In what was called one of the more interesting transactions at a Barrett-Jackson auction, the HopeChest Ferrari brought $75,000 for the Joel Project. But that was after the eventual winner ran the length of the fairgrounds, up on to the stage, and nearly collapsed while trying to bid. Take a look at the 5-minute clip.…

This weekend, Chidlren’s HopeChest is selling a 1988 Ferrari Testarossa at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Costa Mesa, CA. Barrett-Jackson is one the world’s largest auctions for collector cars and high end automobiles. Click here to take a look at all the cars on the auction block this weekend. Tune into the SPEED network at 1:30pm…

Imagine pulling into a drive-thru at your favorite restaurant. As you pull up to the speaker box and begin looking at the menu, you expect to hear a familiar question. Something along the lines of: “Welcome to Chick-Fil-A, may I take your order?” You order. The attendant confirms your order verbally. Question, answer, confirmation of…

By age 16, most children are forced to leave the orphanage. The vast majority struggle to adapt and survive as adults. Scared, confused, and alone, it is no wonder that these impressionable children have difficulty making the transition. In the past, these children had nowhere to go for help, and often ended up on the…

  Owning one of the world’s most expensive luxury cars was not enough for Carey Brown. He wanted just a little bit more out of his Ferarri Testarossa.  “I wanted it to do more,” said Brown of the 12 cylinder super speed demon. “When these cars first came out, the wait list was 6 years…

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There were many things I hoped would be memorable for Matt Heard’s first trip to the Mstyora orphanage. After all, this was the first visit by a Woodmen Valley Chapel senior pastor in the entire 15 years of ministry. What I didn’t count on was the swarm of mosquitoes. I’m talking mosquitoes of biblical proportions.…

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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