The CAFO Blog

Three Principles to Consider E-book

The goal of your ministry is sustainability, not speed. It’s not necessarily to do many things as much as it’s about doing the right things. The needs of vulnerable children and families are overwhelming and the opportunities to engage are endless. However, as a leader, how do we prioritize the key objectives of our ministry? […]

Tapestry Ministry : At Irving Bible Church in Texas

Tapestry is an amazing example of the church activated on behalf of the orphan in the name of Christ. The Tapestry website is an amazing resource for all adoptive and foster care families and church ministries alike, no matter what stage you are in! Click here to go to the Tapestry website. “We believe that […]

When Helping Hurts : By Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert

‰”We live at a time when it has become popular to be an activist for the poor. But before we all run over to Africa to “do something,‰” this book is a must read! The impact of good but uninformed intentions leads to unintended consequences that can be damaging to everyone involved. This book will […]

The Hole In Our Gospel : By Richard Stearns

Stearns, the CEO of World Vision, says Christians have a huge hole in their lives, an emptiness that comes from ignoring the plight of the poor. He details his own quest to fill this hole by leaving Lenox Inc., where he was CEO, to run a not-for-profit that helps feed, clothe, and educate children worldwide. […]

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 […]