The CAFO Blog

FMU: The Church as a Body Not a Building

FacebookTwitter Jedd Medefind, Christian Alliance for Orphans When the church engages in the foster care system, something transformational happens -– not only in the lives of those touched by foster care but also inside the church itself.   FacebookTwitter

What the Church Needs from Orphan Care/Adoption Organizations

Click on “What the Church Needs” to see the article by Michael Monroe, a leader of the Tapestry ministry in Irving, TX. The following ideas and insights have been prepared to help church ministries and agencies/organizations effectively work together. These ideas relate specifically to church ministries and agencies/organizations that focus primarily on adoption and foster […]

Launching An Orphans Ministry In Your Church

If you are like so many others, you have a passion to help mobilize your local church on behalf of the orphan but may not be sure where to start. If so, we want to help. This book Launching An Orphans Ministry In Your Church (DVD included) will certainly help you overcome many of the […]

Small Town, Big Miracle: How Love Came To The Least Of These

A Focus On The Family Book. On one memorable day, while Bishop W. C. Martin and his wife, Donna, were in prayer together, God gave them a one-word message: “Adopt!” They were called to carry out literally James 1:27: “Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans . […]

Creating a Balanced Adoption & Foster Church Ministry

Now that Orphan Sunday is past, many of you will want to harness that excitement and momentum into something that is ongoing and intentional.  Johnny Carr has been leading sessions for church leaders for several years on ways to practically implement orphan and adoption ministries in the local church.  He will give you the high […]

Starting a Church-Based Foster Care Ministry

Churches of all sizes can create meaningful ministry to serve the 400,000 children in the US foster care system.  This webinar will explore the nuts and bolts for doing so, including effective ways to raise awareness within a church about the needs of children in the foster system and engage volunteers to surround and encourage […]