What a fascinating time we’ve experience here in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It’s not every day you get the chance to meet with The Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Abune Paulos. My Doctoral group from George Fox University had this privilege this morning as we spend the morning at the headquarters of the…

This is sad: "Fresh controversy over aid to Ethiopia erupted today after an investigation concluded that millions intended for victims of the 1984 famine was diverted to anti-government rebel leaders – including the current Ethiopian Prime Minister. The allegations, made by former rebel compatriots of Meles Zenawi, are the first to detail how millions raised…

[Updated December 2011] This little girl absolutely melted my heart. Her orphanage, Kolmbocha, is far from the capital city in Ethiopia. I asked the director, “When was the last time you had any visitors?” His answer? Eight years. My hope this Christmas is that sweet little girls like Hiatt won’t be forgotten by my friends…

Off to Ethiopia with a fantastic team this week. As you can see, we’ve got a brand new blog design to unveil this week. We’re still working out the kinks. If you encounter a bug, shoot me an e-mail. Also, be sure to check out our Megaphone of 1,000 Voices project. We need your voice…

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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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