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Tragedy in the Horn of Africa

If you’ve caught even a glimpse of the news recently, you’ve seen the tragedy unfolding in the Horn of Africa.  Observers are already describing the famine as the most serious humanitarian crisis in a generation.  As with any such catastrophe, the hardest hit are children.  Without aggressive intervention, a vast number will die and many […]


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 […]


This Summer’s HEARTWORK Video

It’s great to see the way students are increasingly rousing to “the cause of the fatherless.”   Earlier this year, we highlighted the Orphan Scholarship Fund that began at San Francisco State University–as well as other student initiatives, including the Heartwork Campaign. Heartwork has partnered with the Christian Alliance for Orphans in its quest to engage […]


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 […]


Five Star Review for ORPHANOLOGY

Christianity Today‘s book review released today gives five stars to the book, Orphanology, by Tony Merida and Rick Morton.  This book is one of a trio of books released in the last year that explore the Gospel-roots of adoption and orphan care.  The two other excellent volumes include Daniel Bennett’s Passion for the Fatherless and […]


Yesterday’s Webinar Now Online: Global Church to Church Orphan Care Partnerships

Yesterday’s webinar in now live on the Alliance website:  Journeys of Faith: Guiding Principles for Church Global Orphan Care Partnerships. It features Beau Fournet of Watermark Church and Amanda Cox of the Faith to Action Initiative.  The initial +/- 25 minutes of the webinar provide broad information on the value of partnering with local churches […]