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Wall Street Journal:  Christians Are Pro-Life After Birth, Too

An article in today’s Wall Street Journal claims, “Christians Are Pro-Life After Birth, Too.”  Its subtitle backs up the bold statement this way: “If you want to see for yourself, attend the Christian Alliance for Orphans summit.” Writer Naomi Schaefer Riley, herself Jewish, penned the piece after attending the CAFO2019 Summit last month.  It begins: […]


Dialogue with Critics of Adoption and Orphan Care

A highlight of the CAFO2014 Summit for me was a workshop designed as a public discussion with Professor David Smolin.  I’ve valued a growing friendship with David and our many conversations.   Although we differ significantly on some issues, I felt it’d be very valuable for the CAFO community to hear and weigh Professor Smolin’s criticisms […]


Foster Care Film FAULTLESS Now Available on DVD

The well-crafted documentary FAULTLESS premiered at Summit last year.  With texture, variety and pathos, it offers moving windows into life within foster care…and compelling ways that Christians are responding to the need via foster care, mentoring, and foster-to-adopt. The DVD is now available for purchase online HERE.   Whether to stimulate your own thinking…share with an […]


Overwhelming (Literally) Response to Summit 9!

With Summit registration closing tonight at midnight, we’ve been forced to confront the best kind of problem to have:  overwhelming response. Registration are now at least 500 more than when we closed online registration last year…and the registrations continue to pour in until 12 PM. That’s tremendous news, and also one more indicator of a […]


Head of Russian Orthodox Church Calls Russian Christians to Adopt

The head of the Russian Orthodox Church celebrated Christmas (Orthodox Christmas is January 7th) with a message to his nation emphasizing the Bible’s call to care for orphans and urging Russian Christians to adopt. Patriarch Kirill expressed, “And as we celebrate Christmas I would like to appeal to everyone with a request: If you can […]


You Lost Me: Why Young Christians Are Leaving Church…And Rethinking Faith

David Kinnaman’s new book, You Lost Me: Why Young Christians Are Leaving Church…And Rethinking Faith, hits the shelves this week.  It follows in the line of Kinnaman’s penetrating research and analysis in the book, UnChristian.  Publisher’s Weekly describes You Lost Me as “a must-read for anyone concerned about the future of Christianity.” The closing section […]