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Reports from the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan

Many CAFO member organizations have served long in the Philippines.  The work of some lies outside the path of Typhoon Haiyan.  Others face devastation. We’ve received updates from many of these organization, which you can read below. Please stand with these ministries and the people of the Philippines in prayer as they labor to bring […]


Prayers for the Philippines

The world has watched aghast at the destruction worked by typhoon Haiyan in the central provinces of the Philippines.   It carries a special gravity for my family, since my wife Rachel grew up there as an MK, and her younger brother was adopted from the Philippines.  Anyone who has spent time there knows Filipinos to […]


Glimpses of a Church Rising for the Fatherless–the Philippines

One way to express the heartbeat of the CAFO community is this:  that the local church in every nation become the primary answer for the needs of orphans in their midst. Within the U.S., that’s especially things like foster care, mentoring, and foster-to-adopt…as well as humbly offering whatever support we can to ministries that work […]


Orphan Sunday is Upon Us! (And it’s amazing to see what’s happening)

After months of anticipation, Orphan Sunday is upon us!  It’s nothing short of amazing to hear about the countless events planned across the U.S.:  families gathering around “The Orphan’s Table”…small groups watching the “Answer the Cry” DVD and discuss its implications… entire churches rallying on Sunday morning…as well as Heart Gallery showings…concerts…student events…and so much […]