The CAFO Blog


Two More Deep Diving Conferences

Alongside the excellent, high-substance conferences we mentioned recently (Together 4 Adoption and Empowered to Connect), two additional upcoming events also touch on deep needs in a deep way. Hope at Home: Get Connected with Real Families, Real Help, Real Hope! will be held in Atlanta, GA on Oct 5-6, 2012.  As the organizers describe, this […]

Array of Great Conferences Coming Up Around the U.S.

A number of quality conferences are scheduled for the months ahead in various regions of the country .  These include: The Pure Religion Adoption & Orphan Care Conference is August 12-13 in Raleigh, NC, emphasizing both the Gospel roots of a vision for adoption and orphan care, as well as practical guidance for both personal […]

Upcoming Conferences

Two great conferences are coming up for adoption, foster and orphan care advocates in the northeast and in the Texas region.  We’ve already highlighted them in our newsletters, but as the dates approach, it is not yet too late to register. These regional conferences are a tremendous way for adoptive families and other advocates for […]

Tapestry Celebrates Five Years

The Christian Alliance for Orphans seeks to ignite and equip Christians for adoption, foster and global orphan ministry. We believe orphan ministry is most always best carried out as part of a community in the local church. So at the heart of our work is inspiring, interlinking and equipping church-based orphan ministries.  These come in […]

Wisdom for Church Orphan Ministries from One of the Best

We’ve often quoted from and mentioned Tapestry Adoption and Foster Care Ministry on this blog.  This volunteer-led ministry at Irving Bible Church is among the most mature and substantive church orphan ministries in the nation.  They’ve just hit their five-year anniversary, and I must confess I’m blown away by all God has done through Tapestry […]

Orphans Nearby: Embracing Foster Youth in Texas and Beyond

Amidst the appropriate focus on Haiti’s orphans, it’s good to be reminded of the great need of children that don’t have families here in the U.S. as well.  A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of meeting Denise Kendrick, a remarkable Texan with a gracious presence and kind smile.  Denise is one of the […]