The CAFO Blog

Prayers for Orphan Sunday

As we enter the week of Orphan Sunday, it’s life-giving to see the myriad ways that Orphan Sunday will glimmer around the globe.  From family discussions over the Orphan’s Table to region-wide events, I suspect 2012 will be the most meaningful Orphan Sunday ever.   I’m especially excited about the film Zambia’s Gift to the World, […]


Spotlight on Ukraine

by David Hennessey, CAFO Director of Global Movements CAFO’s Global Movements Initiative strives to see the local indigenous church rise as the primary answer to the global orphan crisis.  In countries around the world, God is gathering churches, indigenous NGO’s, and local believers to work together towards adoption, fostering, and caring for orphans. A shining […]


Prepare to be Changed

We have returned from Zambia forever impacted by the story of Orphan Sunday and what God has done through the Zambian people to birth Orphan Sunday around the globe.  We’d heard the stories, but seeing it all–from the small church where it all began to the vibrant faith of pastors, widows, orphans and other unforgettable […]


A Man Called Peter…in Zambia

In many parts of the world it seems that many Christian men have left “the cause of the fatherless” mostly to the women. There are many reasons for this, I think.  Sometimes, men view everything associated with children as women’s work—failing to see the vital role they can play in example, provision, discipline, protection, training, and […]


How Do You Write About a Day Like This?

At times today our team could have split the skies with hymns of praise; at other times with weeping.   Indeed, we had much of both. But how do you put a day like that on paper or a blog post? The film Zambia’s Gift to the World will carry many of the images and stories […]


God is their hope in Kabwe!

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 We awakened to a beautiful morning and an amazing breakfast prepared by the staff at Abundant Life Guest house.  We are often treated to the sound of prayers and song while staying here, as the guest house adjoins a church! We traveled today to Kabwe, north of Lusaka.  Kabwe is a […]


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