The CAFO Blog

“Child Catchers” Author in NY Times Opinion…and Response

Amidst our deeply polarized era, it’s refreshing to see how often orphan care and adoption transcend traditional divides.  The new CHIFF legislation, for example, has drawn together a bi-partisan group of Senators one might never see pairing up on any other issue. Sadly, a minority of voices on the political Left seem more concerned that […]


Glimpses of a Growing Movement

Today there are some 150 regional Orphan Sunday coordinators across the U.S., and equal that number in other countries as well.  More churches are getting involved daily, and it is thrilling to see how God continues to grow this simple vision born in a hard-pressed African church. It’s easy to forget how small, new and […]


Reuter’s Reports on Adoption “Re-Homing”

Reuter’s recently released a series of “investigative reports” on the deeply painful dilemma of adoption disruption.  The series explored the “re-homing” that sometimes takes place when an adoption fails, as desperate families seek a new placement for the child they adopted. These situations can be as difficult and complex as virtually any human dilemma.  But […]


Major Orphan Legislation Introduced in U.S. Senate

Today, the “Children in Families First Act” (CHIFF) was introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senator Mary Landrieu and a strong, bi-partisan coalition of Senators.  CHIFF would effect significant reforms designed to help ensure that the U.S. government prioritizes family for children who lack it.   Without growing the size of government, CHIFF would place special […]


Lifesong Ukraine Indigenous Adoption/Foster Conference

The Spirit of the Lord continues to move in the hearts of believers around the world, drawing families to adopt and foster.  Recently, 20 Ukrainian adoptive families gathered together in Ukraine for Lifesong for Orphans’ semi-annual National Adoption Conference. The parents were equipped with  Empowered to Connect curriculum, and the children (62 of them!) were treated […]


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