The CAFO Blog

The One Factor : How One Changes Everything

Can one person really make a difference in the world? The answer is a resounding YES! Are you the person? Author Doug Sauder makes the case that you are; at least you can be. But because you may think yourself inadequate to evoke change in the world, you don’t. Sauder writes, “One is always the […]


No Better Time Than Now : By Tapestry

Your involvement in the lives of children in foster care can make a lasting difference. This short video highlights the many ways you can love and serve kids in foster care. There is no better time than now to start making a difference.


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 […]


What I wish I Had Known Before Starting Foster/ Foster Adoption

Click on What I Wish I Had Known – By Tapestry @ Irving Bible Church – Irving, TX This resource is a PDF list of practical ideas to help one along the journey of foster parenting in Texas. While some of the advice will not be wholly relevant for other states, all of it is […]