The CAFO Blog

Together for Adoption Conference in October

Our good friends at Together for Adoption are gearing up for their national conference, this year in Louisville, KY on October 4-5.  (See more and register HERE.)  We deeply value how T4A so consistently labors to root the Christian orphan care movement where all Christian action must begin:  as always a response to the God […]


New TV Series “Bulloch Family Ranch”: The CAFO Interview

The new TV series “Bulloch Family Ranch” chronicles the lives of Julie and Rusty Bulloch, a fun-loving blue collar couple who work hard to make ends meet. They’re also high school sweethearts married for nearly 30 years and are fully committed to their kids – all 25 of them.  Today’s CAFO blog post features an […]


Addressing Poverty is Rocket Science

This month’s Christianity Today carries an important piece from Richard Stearns, author of The Hole in Our Gospel.  The article, titled “Solving Poverty Is Rocket Science,” expresses articulately the point we often seek to make on this blog:  that good intentions aren’t enough, and that responsible Christians are called not only to love, but to […]


Analysis of THE CHILD CATCHERS — Part II

The book The Child Catchers harshly criticizes the Christian orphan care movement.  The Christian Alliance for Orphans a forthright analysis in its new report, “A Frank Analysis of The Child Catchers.”  You can read the full report HERE. It’s a 16-page report, so we’re also releasing a number of sections individually.  Here is the next […]


On FamilyLife Today this Friday: The Biggest Decisions You’ll Ever Make

I recently had the privilege of doing a FamilyLife Today interview on the book, “UPENDED.”  It airs Friday, July 5. Among dozens of interviews I’ve done this year, this is my favorite.  Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine were the perfect blend of substance and lighthearted.  We dug deep into what it looks like to grow […]


In-Depth Analysis of THE CHILD CATCHERS

The book The Child Catchers has created considerable stir with its harsh criticism of the Christian orphan care movement.   We were able to offer some initial response via blog and radio interviews at the time of its release, just before Summit. But we also felt that a book making such extensive claims deserved a more […]