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Last night this came across my Twitter… @charlestlee Heart-broken by the news that the 31 North Korean refugees in China were sent back to NK. Hate injustice. Prayers go out to them. For some background, “On February 2012, 30 North Korean refugees were arrested in China after escaping from North Korea.  The Chinese government plans to…

This weekend is your last chance to get a HopeChest T-Shirt. We’re down to the final hours and want to make sure that you don’t miss this opportunity. [BUY YOUR SHIRT TODAY] HopeChest t-shirts make great gifts for Easter, graduation, Father’s Day, or just because. Each purchase provides food for orphans in Haiti, helps survivors…

Kristen at We Are That Family reminded me today of the power of one, and one more. A few years ago at a conference, someone challenged the audience to give money to rescue girls from trafficking…and…they did…keep reading to hear the whole story. Today she asked her readers to get involved with HopeChest by purchasing…

More than 30,000 girls in Moldova have disappeared without a trace. Here is one true story from our partners at Beginning of Life.  If you would like to support the work of Beginning of Life, you can purchase a shirt or make a donation to Children’s HopeChest. When Marina was 13, her mother died and…

Slacktivism, “…usually considered a pejorative term that describes “feel-good” measures, in support of an issue or social cause, that have little or no practical effect other than to make the person doing it feel satisfaction. The acts tend to require minimal personal effort from the slacktivist.” [Wikipedia] Yesterday on this blog, I asked readers to…

HopeChest T-shirts are back! Buy your exclusive, limited edition t-shirt from Children’s HopeChest today in our online store. We don’t do this very often, so if you want a shirt: don’t wait. Your t-shirt purchase helps orphans in Haiti, supports sex trafficking survivors in Moldova, and enters you to win a free mission trip with…

After trillions of dollars of aid, nearly half the world’s population still lives on less than $2/day. But what if you could change someone’s story? What would it look like to create new routes of trade and commerce for the world’s poor? Could we leverage creativity and talent of the world’s poorest people in ways…

Being in a country where 30,000 women have literally disappeared is hard to describe. There are over 250 brothels in the capital city of Chisinau and one of the greatest targets for sex-trafficking are girls who leave the orphanages. One way you can help is by purchasing a HopeChest + Simply Love t-shirt. Proceeds will…

27 million. That’s the estimated number of modern day slaves. Including all forms of slavery such as child labor, forced prostitution, domestic servitude, debt bondage, etc. 27 million. For comparison, 27 million people is triple the population of New York City. 27 million is the combined population of Florida and Georgia. Imagine every man woman…

Almost 2 years ago, me and three other Americans walked into a normal looking cafe in Moldova’s capital city. We sat for tea, and began talking amongst ourselves and our Moldovan guides. Nobody expected what happened next… The full original story is posted below. I wanted to revisit this post in honor of our new…

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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