The CAFO Blog

Orphan Sunday Changes The World for Vulnerable Children

Sixteen years ago, the simple idea for an “Orphan Sunday” was born in a small church in Lusaka, Zambia.  Since 2002, it has grown from a local observance within a few churches  to a vision that impacts children’s lives across the globe — with local events taking place in 94 countries this year! What a […]


Thanksgiving for Orphan Sunday

This Thanksgiving, our hearts are full of gratitude and expectation for the glorious fruit of  Orphan Sunday 2018 by Jodi Jackson Tucker, International Director of Orphan Sunday Ten years into CAFO’s shepherding of Orphan Sunday, we continue to be amazed at the way God uses this simple idea, born in a small and hard-pressed church in […]


Orphan Sunday Award Winners

On Orphan Sunday, Christians around the globe celebrate the love of the God who “defends the cause of the fatherless” and calls us to do the same. Each year, hundreds of volunteer coordinators help churches, ministries, and individuals to make the Gospel and God’s true character visible as they explore and respond to His heart […]


The Heart of the Father Revealed on Orphan Sunday

Guest Post by Jodi Jackson Tucker, International Director of Orphan Sunday November always brings us an extra measure of thanksgiving as testimonies pour in about the impact of Orphan Sunday.  It’s hard to imagine that this simple idea, born in a remote church in Zambia, has now grown to change children’s lives in 90 nations!   […]


Prepare to be Changed

We have returned from Zambia forever impacted by the story of Orphan Sunday and what God has done through the Zambian people to birth Orphan Sunday around the globe.  We’d heard the stories, but seeing it all–from the small church where it all began to the vibrant faith of pastors, widows, orphans and other unforgettable […]


God is their hope in Kabwe!

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 We awakened to a beautiful morning and an amazing breakfast prepared by the staff at Abundant Life Guest house.  We are often treated to the sound of prayers and song while staying here, as the guest house adjoins a church! We traveled today to Kabwe, north of Lusaka.  Kabwe is a […]


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