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God is their hope in Kabwe!

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 We awakened to a beautiful morning and an amazing breakfast prepared by the staff at Abundant Life Guest house.  We are often treated to the sound of prayers and song while staying here, as the guest house adjoins a church! We traveled today to Kabwe, north of Lusaka.  Kabwe is a […]

A joyful reception in Lusaka!

Monday, October 1, 2012 We have arrived safely in Lusaka and been received with wonderful hospitality by the National Orphan Sunday committee of Zambia.  The committee includes pastors from many districts around the country who are leading their churches and denominations in the celebration of Orphan Sunday.  We are already hearing many testimonies of children […]

Half Way There – a stop for tea in London!

Hello Everyone, Our team has departed safely for Zambia, and today we all met in London from various parts of the U.S.  Three of our team members are already on the ground in Africa helping with the preparations for our week.  The rest of us got to see a few sites during our layover, including Buckingham […]

A World Charged with the Grandeur of God

I rarely post glimpses-of-my-life on this blog.  But after Rachel and I climbed Half Dome this past weekend in Yosemite, I couldn’t hold back praises echoing Psalm 8.   “When I consider the work of Your fingers…what is man that you are mindful of him?”  The 16+ mile hike, rising nearly 5,000 feet in elevation (and […]

Free Signed Copy of UPENDED for CAFO Supporters!

For the next 10 days (ending Sept. 7), any individual donating $25 or more to CAFO will receive a free signed copy of the new book, UPENDED: How Following Jesus Remakes Your Words and World. Donate HERE to support the Christian Alliance for Orphans today!                See this month’s Patheos feature on UPENDED, […]

Heart for Orphans: 6 Things Orphan Care has Taught Me

Jason Johnson is the lead pastor at Woodlands Point Community Church in Houston, Texas. Founded just four years ago, Woodlands Point already has a beating heart for the orphan due to a large number of families and individuals in the church who are pursuing foster care, adoption and/or child advocacy. (If you have a few […]