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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 […]


2012 Orphan Sunday Video!

If you haven’t seen it yet, check out the 2012 Orphan Sunday video below or on the Orphan Sunday website!  It is never too early to start planning how you’ll harness Orphan Sunday (November 4, 2012) to grow hearts for orphans in your church.  (Start with some great ideas HERE!)  


Saving the Adoption Tax Credit

Many families that are willing to welcome a child into their home via adoption face a major barrier:  costs.  Even for families considering adoption from foster care, which typically costs very little, the expenses of caring for a new child can be a big hurdle.  So to help defray the expenses of adoption and get […]


Steven Curtis and Mary Beth Chapman Receive Alliance 2012 “Defender of the Fatherless” Award

At Summit VIII, the Christian Alliance for Orphans presented the 2012 Defender of the Fatherless Award to Steven Curtis and Mary Beth Chapman.  Alongside Steven’s famed music career, the couple has championed both in-country orphan care and adoption by Christians long before either topic was much discussed in most churches.  The honor spotlights the deep […]


Summit VIII Recordings Now Available!

We’re excited to announce that Summit workshops and plenary sessions are now available.  Both audio downloads and CDs are available for all sessions, and video DVD is also available for plenary sessions.  See and access all of this incredible content HERE today! We’re thankful to Convention Media Solutions for making this all available at a […]


The Christian Post on Summit VIII

Summit VIII was nothing short of amazing.  Even for those of us who spent a lot of time scurrying behind the scenes, the passion and wisdom and experiences brought not only by formal presenters, but by virtually every attendee, left us full-to-the-brim.  Many of the workshop and plenary sessions will be available for download online […]