The CAFO Blog


Highs and Lows of a World Changer – The Founder of World Vision, Bob Pierce

Do you want to change the world? Especially in my teens and twenties, there was nothing I wanted more:  to dare great things and do great things — for good, for God. To make an impact. Transform lives. Like William Wallace in Braveheart. Like Queen Esther or William Wilberforce or Jim Elliot. I wanted to […]

Gifts from a Man Who Grew Up in Foster Care

At a CAFO Summit a decade ago, an energetic guy in his 30s jumped up when the emcee asked for help tossing t-shirts to the cheering crowd. He was a blend of Olympian and celebrity as he ran up and down the aisles, heaving t-shirts up even to the balcony to laughter and cheers. I […]

Trent Taylor – A Changed Life Who’s Changing Lives

Over the past few years, I’ve had the privilege of a growing friendship with a remarkable young man named Trent Taylor.  Trent is just a couple years out of high school, but I can think of few people I respect more, of any age. Trent has tasted the world at its most broken:  severe neglect, […]