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 What is Ashley Seeing on a Cross-Country Orphan Sunday Tour?

Our very own Ashley Otani – CAFO’s Director for Social & Visual Media – had a wild idea. She needed to get from CA to NC anyway. So instead of skipping everything in the middle by flying, she decided to make it a won’t-get-quite-enough-sleep cross country trip to visit people involved in Orphan Sunday from […]


The Loss of a Precious Child

There is no ache deeper than the loss of a child. Rachel and I felt that pain in one miscarriage and also in the death of Ayana Rachel, the little girl who died unexpectedly of pneumonia shortly before we were to bring her home as our adopted daughter. I can only image how much deeper […]


Beauty in Botswana

There’s nothing better than gazing straight into eyes sparked by love – whether love they’ve just received or love they are now passing forward. But a close second to that joy is to hear the stories of such love. And that’s the great pleasure that all of us who help encourage and strengthen a vision […]


Orphan Sunday Reaches Every Corner of the U.S.

Guest Post from CAFO International Orphan Sunday Director Jodi Jackson Tucker When CAFO first promoted Orphan Sunday in 2009, we could never have imagined how it would find its way into remote corners of our nation in such meaningful and impactful ways. One of the expressions of that came through a report from our coordinator […]


What Happened on Orphan Sunday

Over the past several weeks, reports of Orphan Sunday around the globe arrived almost nonstop.  Again and again I’ve found myself marveling at it all.  Just a handful of years ago, Orphan Sunday was just a simple idea virtually unknown beyond its birthplace in Zambia.  But every year since 2009 it has grown.  This year, […]


Breakpoint Interview on Orphan Sunday and the Orphan Care Movement!

The national radio program BreakPoint tomorrow centers on Orphan Sunday and the growing orphan care movement — featuring an interview with CAFO President Jedd Medefind. Here’s the start of the well-written article from BreakPoint co-host John Stonestreet: This Sunday is Orphan Sunday. But caring for orphans has been a part of the Church’s DNA from […]