The CAFO Blog


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 […]

Earthy Expertise and Kingdom Goals

It’s always inspiring when individuals with special skills applying their acumen for things of eternal value.  A particularly “sweet” example of this crossed my radar this week.  Agriculture experts from Plant Sciences, Inc (based not far from me here in CA) have teamed up with other businesses to bring world-class ag science to the rich […]

Creative Ways to Mirror God’s Heart

I love seeing the creative ways Christians are reflecting God’s heart for the fatherless.  This blog highlighted a few months ago the engaged couple who decided to ask that all their wedding gifts be donated to help a family complete their adoption.  There was also the “Father and Son Bowl” flag football game and fundraiser […]

Two Great Conferences Coming Up!

Two excellent conferences are slated for the months ahead, including the National Council for Adoption (NCFA) and Adopted for Life.  The Christian Alliance for Orphans will have the privilege of participating in each of these great events. The NCFA National Adoption Conference will be July 6-9 in the Washington, DC area.  As NCFA explains, every […]

Exciting Reports from the Seed Adoption Conferences in Ethiopia

The “Seed Adoption” conferences taking place in Ethiopia began this past week.  As we’ve discussed before on this blog, I believe that although there is great need for a vast spectrum of creative ways of “caring for orphans in distress,” the single most strategic opportunity is to seed and support indigenous adoption movements among local […]