The CAFO Blog

More Than Good Intentions

The story of philanthropy—both Christian and nonreligious—is often one of noble intention that accomplishes little.  Sometimes, it’s even made matters worse.  I remember hearing Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf put words to this dilemma a few years ago at a gathering in Washington, DC.  She described billions and billions of western aid dollars spent on her […]


Heart for Orphans: Wordless Moments

In 2012, the Christian Alliance for Orphans is hosting a series of guest blog posts from respected bloggers from across the U.S.  Each offers a fresh outlook on an important issue facing Christians committed to caring for orphans through adoption, foster care and/or global orphan initiatives. Posts reflect the unique perspective of the blogger, not […]


The Strength of the King

I recently finished the book, The Strength of the King, which I read like a devotional each morning for several weeks.  Day after day, it drew me into Scripture, reflection and prayer that centered on God’s great love for the lonely, vulnerable and destitute…and His call to the church to reflect that heart in action.  […]


Heart for Orphans: Am I A Hero?

In 2012, the Christian Alliance for Orphans is hosting a series of guest blog posts from respected bloggers from across the U.S.  Each offers a fresh outlook on an important issue facing Christians committed to caring for orphans through adoption, foster care and/or global orphan initiatives. Posts reflect the unique perspective of the blogger, not […]


Correction: Adoptive Families Survey

Correction:  Yesterday’s post incorrectly identified USCIS as the originator of the survey for adoptive families.  In fact, the survey was created and circulated at the request of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.  As stated in the survey description, results received by February 14th will be used by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to inform an […]


Chance for Adoptive Families to Speak into the Intercountry Adoption Process

*NOTE:  The initial form of this post noted that it was USCIS offering this survey.  In fact, the survey was created and is being circulated at the request of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee.  As stated in the survey description below, results received by February 14th will be used by the Senate Foreign Relations […]


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