Previously he had founded New Life World Wide Incorporated. In 1967 he began publishing Truth Journal Magazine which has now been in continuous publication for 44 years. By 1970 he had authored nine books
After studying lessons from Yogananda"s Self-Realization Fellowship and graduating from high school, he met Yogananda in 1949 and joined the monastic students at Yogananda"s Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen. In 1951, he was ordained by Paramahansa Yogananda.
He left Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen and served in the United States Army Medical Corps at Fort Riley from 1953 through 1955. Following his military duty he began his ministry as an independent spiritual teacher.
In the 1960s he founded New Life Worldwide. He began publishing the Truth Journal magazine in 1967.
In the early 1970s Edwin O"Neal of the Christian Spiritual Alliance invited Davis to head the organizations teaching ministry and they named this outreach "Center for Spiritual Awareness".
In 1972 Davis moved from Florida to Lakemont, Georgia to develop the ministry and retreat facilities of Center for Spiritual Awareness. Davis has taught in more than 100 cities in North America and in Japan, Brazil, Europe, West Africa, and India. Some of his books are published in 10 languages and in 11 countries.