The CAFO Blog


Watch online NOW: Review of U.S. Foreign Assistance for Children in Adversity

This morning The Subcommittee on the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs is hosting a hearing on  Review of U.S. Foreign Assistance for Children in Adversity.   CAFO President Jedd Medefind will testify shortly. Watch it LIVE now! – Witnesses:   Panel 1 The Honorable Donald Steinberg, Deputy Administrator, United States Agency for International […]

Spotlight on Ukraine

by David Hennessey, CAFO Director of Global Movements CAFO’s Global Movements Initiative strives to see the local indigenous church rise as the primary answer to the global orphan crisis.  In countries around the world, God is gathering churches, indigenous NGO’s, and local believers to work together towards adoption, fostering, and caring for orphans. A shining […]

Foster Care Issue at Forefront of Religious Liberty in America

Foster care and the adoption of foster youth increasingly stand at the center of highly-charged religious liberty debates in America.  Our friend Stanley Carlson Theis leads the Institutional Religious Freedom Alliance (IRFA), and writes on these matters articulately.  Here are two excerpts from his latest publication. Again: Faith-Based Adoption Agencies in Virginia Under Threat Private […]

Hear “Grounded Radio” Interiew on Christians and the Orphan

Ryan Dobson and co-host Toben Heim interviewed Jedd Medefind recently on Grounded Radio, discussing how Christians are recapturing their historic reputation as “defenders of the fatherless” through adoption, foster care and global orphan initiatives.  If you missed it live, you can get it through iTunes via the June 9 podcast here.

From Noel Piper’s Blog: Refreshment For Adoptive Mom’s

Noel Piper posted on her blog yesterday: There are lots of good reasons for lots of different kinds of people to attend Summit VII, sponsored by the Christian Alliance for Orphans, May 12-13, in Louisville, Kentucky.  Here’s one more reason. On Wednesday, May 11, the day before the conference begins there are several pre-conference events, […]