The CAFO Blog

Half Way There – a stop for tea in London!

Hello Everyone, Our team has departed safely for Zambia, and today we all met in London from various parts of the U.S.  Three of our team members are already on the ground in Africa helping with the preparations for our week.  The rest of us got to see a few sites during our layover, including Buckingham […]


Departing for Zambia

I depart tomorrow for Zambia with a small team of top-caliber film creatives.  (I may need to dust off my beret and neglect shaving if I have any hopes of fitting in). Instead of the TV shows, commercials and world-class photography these Christ-following artists normally produce, they’ve volunteered their time and considerable skills to create […]


A World Charged with the Grandeur of God

I rarely post glimpses-of-my-life on this blog.  But after Rachel and I climbed Half Dome this past weekend in Yosemite, I couldn’t hold back praises echoing Psalm 8.   “When I consider the work of Your fingers…what is man that you are mindful of him?”  The 16+ mile hike, rising nearly 5,000 feet in elevation (and […]


Upcoming Family Life Today Broadcasts on Orphans, Foster Care and Adoption

Several of the most unforgettable features at Summit VIII were recorded for broadcast on Family Life Today…and two are slated to run next week! September 24th FLT Broadcast.  The deeply-moving personal stories of two young women who grew up in the foster system, interviewed by Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine.  Few eyes were dry by […]


The Best Part of Summit

As great as Summit is each year, the very best part is what happens afterwards:  the church orphan ministries that start or take big steps forward; the renewed personal passion and mission-minded friendships; the improvements organizations implement in their programs. I read one such report from a good friend who attends Rock Harbor church in […]


Un-Marketed Generosity

Almost daily I get to see an organization or individual sacrificing in ways that few others will ever see.   As we like to say at CAFO, these folks “leave their logos and egos at the door.”  They pour into a big vision that is centered on God and love for orphans….and don’t worry much whether […]


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