The CAFO Blog

Three Reasons You Might Be Having Trouble Engaging Churches in Foster Care

One of the most common comments I’ve heard over the years from people trying to get their church or other churches engaged in foster care is that a certain church or church leader doesn’t “get it.” We as foster care advocates feel thwarted in our genuine efforts to find foster and adoptive families for kids. […]


Growing Down: CAFO2016 Keynote

From CAFO2016 Remarks: The world does not need more Christian leaders grown tall; it desperately needs Christians grown deep. We need Christians who can persevere amidst disappointment. Who can continue to love even when there is no visible result. We need Christians whose demeanor looks like Jesus, whose very presence feels like the presence of […]


A Thank You to Child Welfare Professionals

HELP Week is a great opportunity to honor and encourage child welfare professionals. In that spirit, Debbie Croft – a newspaper columnist who doubles as a member of the CAFO Team – crafted her column this week to do just that. It’s written as an open letter, title, “A thank you to California’s child welfare […]


An Open Letter to Social Workers Everywhere

Note:  The second annual National HELP Week for Child Welfare professionals is coming up May 8-15. Visit CAFO.org/HELP to learn some easy and practical ways your church can rally around the workers in your community to Honor, Encourage, Love and Pray for them.  Also, be sure to check out our H.E.L.P. Notecards specifically created to […]


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