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Empowering Leaders in Africa

This summer, CAFO is partnering with emerging orphan care movements in Kenya, Uganda and South Africa to help equip and serve alongside local leaders in Africa as they grow orphan care movements in their countries. Leadership Forums in each of these locations will serve as a gathering point for key influencers from the region, providing […]


Southern Africa Orphan Summit coming soon!

This summer, hundreds of African pastors, orphan care ministry leaders and orphan advocates from across the continent will join together for the first Southern Africa Orphan Summit, to be held June 4-5 in Pretoria, South Africa. The Lord has been inspiring champions in dozens of countries in Africa towards collaboration and strategic planning as churches […]


The Church Awakening in South Asia

“Orphanages are for caring for children. Churches are for worship.” a quote from a pastor in India regarding what many Indian Christians feel regarding orphan care. Within this church culture in South Asia, God is calling His people to awaken to the plight of the fatherless and respond with action to adopt, foster, mentor and […]


East Texas Conference on Adoption, Foster and Orphan Care

One vibrant indicator of the growing orphan care movement are the quality regional conferences across the US that inspire and train for adoption, foster care and global ministry.  One that looks especially compelling in early 2014 is the East Texas Family Conference on Saturday, February 1 at Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler, TX.  While […]


Together for Adoption Conference in October

Our good friends at Together for Adoption are gearing up for their national conference, this year in Louisville, KY on October 4-5.  (See more and register HERE.)  We deeply value how T4A so consistently labors to root the Christian orphan care movement where all Christian action must begin:  as always a response to the God […]


“Step Forward for Orphans” March in DC

The Both Ends Burning “Step Forward For Orphans” March was yesterday in Washington, DC.  Individuals and families who’d been moved by the film STUCK gathered to send a strong message to America’s leaders about the importance of families for children who lack them. If you haven’t yet seen the film, we’d encourage you to do […]