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“Zambia’s Gift to the World” Releases

I couldn’t be more thankful for the remarkable work that God has crafted in the film “Zambia’s Gift to the World.”  After many sleepless nights (in some cases, literally) by the creative team, the film officially released this morning. The film speaks for itself.  I’ll just add that I pray it challenges, provokes and inspires […]


A Man Called Peter…in Zambia

In many parts of the world it seems that many Christian men have left “the cause of the fatherless” mostly to the women. There are many reasons for this, I think.  Sometimes, men view everything associated with children as women’s work—failing to see the vital role they can play in example, provision, discipline, protection, training, and […]


How Do You Write About a Day Like This?

At times today our team could have split the skies with hymns of praise; at other times with weeping.   Indeed, we had much of both. But how do you put a day like that on paper or a blog post? The film Zambia’s Gift to the World will carry many of the images and stories […]


Departing for Zambia

I depart tomorrow for Zambia with a small team of top-caliber film creatives.  (I may need to dust off my beret and neglect shaving if I have any hopes of fitting in). Instead of the TV shows, commercials and world-class photography these Christ-following artists normally produce, they’ve volunteered their time and considerable skills to create […]


Un-Marketed Generosity

Almost daily I get to see an organization or individual sacrificing in ways that few others will ever see.   As we like to say at CAFO, these folks “leave their logos and egos at the door.”  They pour into a big vision that is centered on God and love for orphans….and don’t worry much whether […]


Great Quote on the Movement, Great Article on Orphan Sunday

This month’s edition of Adoption Today magazine carries an excellent cover article on Orphan Sunday.  The introduction to the edition by editor Richard Fischer writes, “Christian churches across the country have taken up, or in many cases, taken back orphan care as a tenet of their faith. Reconnecting with and answering the call to care […]