The CAFO Blog

CAFO Team Favorite Books

This blog focuses mostly on issues and ideas, not personalities. But the truth is, all of us love to get to know the people behind ideas – what makes them tick, what they love, what helped make them who they are. Not long ago, the CAFO team gathered for our annual strategic planning retreat. It […]


Hearing Psalms

Love begins with listening. Before speaking. Before other actions. Love leans in and seeks to know, understand, feel with. So learning to love orphaned children well means learning first to listen well to orphaned children. Former orphans.  Current orphans. Of course, when it comes to orphan care, there are many important voices to hear…perspectives…research finding…best […]


Breathtaking Video from CAFO2015 — and Upcoming FLT Broadcast

The most visually stunning moment of CAFO2015 came at the end of the first day’s live interview with Jen Bricker.  The striking young woman in a wheelchair had just finished sharing the truth-is-stranger story of her life.  She’d been left at the hospital as an infant without legs. But her adoptive parents taught her to […]