The CAFO Blog


Finding Families for Foster Youth Saves Government Significantly

Often, it takes hard work to prove what you know intuitively.  Such efforts, however, can be vital in demonstrating in black-and-white the difference that common sense solutions can make.  Such research can make the difference between an idea becoming law…or just remaining a good idea. A recent study funded by the National Council for Adoption […]

Array of Great Conferences Coming Up Around the U.S.

A number of quality conferences are scheduled for the months ahead in various regions of the country .  These include: The Pure Religion Adoption & Orphan Care Conference is August 12-13 in Raleigh, NC, emphasizing both the Gospel roots of a vision for adoption and orphan care, as well as practical guidance for both personal […]

HFO Institute

As explored many times on this blog, I believe the single most significant need in the growing Christian foster care and adoption movement is growing support for families that are struggling with the challenges of caring for kids coming from difficult places. Tremendous resources and training has come from Dr. Karyn Purvis, Empowered to Connect, […]

Orphan Sunday 2011 Campaign Has Begun!

It has begun!  The 2011 Orphan Sunday campaign officially launched yesterday.   We pray that once again it will be an opportunity for passionate individuals to grow both awareness and action for the fatherless in their churches and communities. Last year, more than 250,000 Christians joined in local Orphan Sunday events.  No wonder Christianity Today could […]

Nominate an Angel of Adoption or Foster Care

Our friends at the Congressional Coalition for Adoption Institute (CCAI) have recently opened the nomination process for their annual Angels in Adoption awards.  This is your chance to nominate individuals you’ve seen make a real difference in the lives of children in need of a family.  Past honorees include foster parents, adoptive parents, social workers, […]