The CAFO Blog

Empowered To Connect : Resources

Click here to go to the resource page for Empowered to Connect. There you will find an online library of articles, audio and video presentations covering a wide variety of topics for adoptive and foster parents as well as ministry leaders and professionals. You can search the online library as well as sign up to […]


Castaway Kid : By R.B. Mitchell

Rob Mitchell is one of the last “lifers” raised in an American orphanage. Left by a dysfunctional family in an Illinois children’s home, he grew up with kids who were not friends but rather “co-survivors.” After becoming a Christian as a teenager, Rob found what he was looking for, home and family, in a relationship […]


The Middle Mom : By Christie Erwin

Every foster parent knows how hard, and yet how rewarding it can be to care for a child with a difficult past and an uncertain future. Christie Erwin has been a mom, in the middle of it, for countless children over nearly two decades. In this poignant and insightful book, she honestly shares the reality […]


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 . […]


25 Ways to Help Youth in Foster Care

It isn’t always easy to know how best to encourage and aid young people in foster care. Here’s your chance to hear honest reflections and advice from those who know intimately the challenges of life in foster care‰…and what a big difference small acts of love can make. Download this helpful guide: 25 Ways to […]


The Mentoring Project // Resources

This toolkit will provide you with everything you need to begin a sustainable mentoring community in your church. Included: Promotional DVD Training DVD Operations Manual 10 TMP Field Manuals 20 TMP Promotional Brochures TMP Promotional Poster Fatherless Generation: Redeeming the Story by John Sowers, President of The Mentoring Project To Own a Dragon or Father […]