ECFA Article on the Christian Orphan Care Movement

The current edition of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability’s (ECFA) quarterly publication, Focus on  Nonprofit Accountability, carries an encouraging article on the growing Christian orphan care movement.  It reports: Today, it appears the church is decisively re-earning its reputation as a people who take special care for the orphan. Outside observers, from the Washington […]

Is the Focus of Christian Giving Shifting Overseas?

The Philanthropy Roundtable, a respected Washington think tank focused on philanthropic engagement, recently published a highly significant article asking whether giving by American Christians is shifting increasingly from local priorities to overseas engagement.  Author Karl Zinsmeister (formerly head of the White House Domestic Policy Council) draws upon extensive data and anecdotal evidence to highlight a […]

Buckner Devotional “Abba, Father”

Our good friends at Alliance member Buckner International recently published a devotional titled Abba, Father: A 30 day devotional guide celebrating the Hope of Family.   Thirty short readings paired with Scripture passage explore topics ranging from foster care to theology of adoption to the church’s role in orphan care.  Many of the authors are individuals […]

Re-Post: The Budding Korean Orphan Care Movement

This post was only up for a day on Friday when a second post that was supposed to appear Saturday appeared…so we thought we’d re-post it for another day… My greatest prayer for the Christian orphan care movement is that, ultimately, the local church in every nation will be known as the primary answer to […]

The Budding Korean Orphan Care Movement

My greatest prayer for the Christian orphan care movement is that, ultimately, the local church in every nation will be known as the primary answer to the orphans in that land.  Growing this global vision is increasingly at the heart of the united mission of the members of the Christian Alliance for Orphans.  Summit VIII […]

Heart for Orphans: I Want to Remember

In 2012, the Christian Alliance for Orphans is hosting a series of guest blog posts from respected bloggers from across the U.S. Each offers a fresh outlook on an important issue facing Christians committed to caring for orphans through adoption, foster care and/or global orphan initiatives. Posts reflect the unique perspective of the blogger, not […]