The CAFO Blog


What’s ordinary about helping orphans?

I asked on Twitter, “What do you want to see blogged about from Summit VII?” One person replied, “I’d like to hear stories of ordinary (not famous) people caring for orphans.” I’m not sure anyone who is caring for orphans can be called ordinary, but I know what he means. So here’s a story from Jared […]

Great News on the Foster Care Front

As Christian advocates for adoption, foster care and global orphan initiatives begin gathering in Louisville for Summit VII, an article in today’s Washington Times reports, “Increase in adoptions spells fewer children on rolls, shorter waits.” The article describes, “After years of bad press, the nation’s foster care system is finally generating numbers worth raving about: […]

Summit VII Prayer Requests

We couldn’t be more excited about all that lies ahead this week at Summit VII.  It’s going to be amazing.  But even if you can’t join us in Louisville, we’d love for you to join us in prayer.  Please pray especially: That God would prepare each person coming both to give and to receive much […]

MAARS News Profiles Upcoming Summit

With energy building for next week’s Summit VII, MAARS News today features an article on the upcoming conference.  The article captures the spirit of Summit well, describing, Those who attend the Summit come from all over. Some are looking for ways to get their churches involved in Orphan Care; some are looking for advice and […]