Major Orphan Legislation Introduced in U.S. Senate

Today, the “Children in Families First Act” (CHIFF) was introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senator Mary Landrieu and a strong, bi-partisan coalition of Senators.  CHIFF would effect significant reforms designed to help ensure that the U.S. government prioritizes family for children who lack it.   Without growing the size of government, CHIFF would place special […]

Analysis of THE CHILD CATCHERS — Part II

The book The Child Catchers harshly criticizes the Christian orphan care movement.  The Christian Alliance for Orphans a forthright analysis in its new report, “A Frank Analysis of The Child Catchers.”  You can read the full report HERE. It’s a 16-page report, so we’re also releasing a number of sections individually.  Here is the next […]

BBC on the Plight of Orphans in Russia

The BBC carried a highly significant article earlier this month on the tragic situations facing many orphans within Russia—titled, “Are efforts to help thousands of ‘abandoned’ children being resisted?”  For anyone concerned with the plight of orphans worldwide, the accounts it presents are both heart wrenching and revealing. As much as anything else, the article […]

Special STUCK Movie Trailer and Upcoming National Tour

The number of children brought into U.S. families through international adoption has been cut severely in recent years.  It’s fallen more than 60%—from nearly 23,000 in 2004 to 8,668 in 2012. The creators of the new movie STUCK want to flip that trend upside-down. Of course, the debates over international adoption are complex—just as they […]

Fresno, CA: A Vision for a “City Without Orphans”

In 2010, a young couple from Fresno, CA reached out to the Christian Alliance for Orphans.  Whitney and Daniel Bunker felt God calling them to help churches in their region take on the needs of kids in foster care.  Their ultimate hope was to make Fresno a “City Without Orphans”—with every foster child in a […]