The CAFO Blog

Russia’s Adoption Ban Has Very Little to Do With Adoption

As expected, Russian President Vladimir Putin today signed a bill banning adoption by Americans of Russian orphans. The move by Russia is widely viewed as retaliation for a new U.S. law limiting travel and financial transactions by Russians charged with significant human rights abuses.  The truth is that Russia’s motivations run much deeper. The immediate […]


Is Christmas Over? 3-Min Video Blog from Jedd Medefind

Is Christmas really over?  Ponder this question in a 3-minute video blog from CAFO President Jedd Medefind. ALSO:  Seize the matching grant opportunity to double every dollar you invest in CAFO through December 31, 2012!    


TODAY Show Spotlights Upcoming Summit Speakers with Christmas Story

We’ve highlighted before on this blog the tremendous stories coming out of Possum Trot, TX.  In this town of 300, the small church led by Bishop and Donna Martin has taken in 76 foster children.  Recently, the TODAY Show spotlighted the Martins and the “Miracle of Possum Trot.”  The story, although heartwarming, touches on both […]


Christmas Poem

Christmas Without that gift All of life is a grand package Gilded in bows and wrappings Streaming with promise :      Yet empty. But with that first Gift Wrapped in a thin film Of mucous and blood All gifts —even those shrouded in grief, ache, doubt— Promise that still greater good is :      Yet to come. […]


Stirrings in the UK–New Video Short

Guest Post from David Hennessey, CAFO Director for Global Movements The Lord has been inspiring Christians to care for orphans in their distress around the world.  As we’ve seen in countries like Ukraine, Philippines, and Kenya, churches are beginning to work together to bring children into families and remove the cultural stigmas of orphans. Krish […]


Need a Last-Minute Gift? Give Someone You Love Summit!

What’s the perfect gift for an adoptive family…foster parent…orphan advocate…in your life?  Give them an experience they’ll never forget:  Summit 9 on May 2-3, 2013 in Nashville, TN.  For the first time ever, you can purchase Summit Registration as an eGift HERE!


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