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10 Top Trends in Christian Orphan Care Movement 2013

The recording of the 2013 CAFO Investor Report and Movement Update is now viewable online.   You can view this webinar, along with a short video blog message, HERE. The webinar highlights 10 Top Trends in the Christian Orphan Care Movement for 2013.  To whet your appetite, the trends spotlighted are: Expansion:  Continued Growth E Pluribus […]


Family Life Broadcasts From Summit on Foster Care and More!

FamilyLife Today is broadcasting four great interviews on foster care, adoption and orphan care in the coming days! Those who attended Summit will recall the two unforgettable interviews live at Summit:  with Representative Michele Bachmann (today!) and with Bishop WC Martin of Possum Trot, TX (tomorrow).   See details and timing for all four upcoming interviews […]


My Personal Favorite Responses to Summit

We’ve received much feedback since Summit.  It’s been rich and heart-lifting.  Even the criticisms have been truly constructive. But most meaningful of all for me are the notes from individuals who’ve at times been especially critical of their fellow Christians’ approach to orphan care and adoption…often with good reason.  As with any budding movement, this […]


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 […]


Every Child Podcast on the Orphan Care Movement, Summit & More

Bill Blacquiere serves as President of Bethany Christian Services, the largest adoption agency in the U.S.—and also a major pioneer of innovative orphan care efforts both in the U.S. and abroad.  I had the privilege of joining Bill recently for a podcast interview on the Christian orphan care movement, trends in adoption and the church, […]


Winners of the Summit Blog Contest: A Deeply Moving Story

When we invited bloggers to share their personal stories of why they were excited about Summit, we didn’t know what to expect.  The diversity and number of posts that poured in truly lifted the hearts of the team deciding which would receive the awards for top posts. Choosing wasn’t easy, but we think you’ll find […]