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3 Ways Every Church Can Serve Orphans Right Now

Let’s start here. We all agree that the church should play a primary role in caring for the orphan. Unfortunately, the “how to” can get lost in this complex world of foster and global [...]

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God, What Do You Want From Me?

If ever there was a verse that represented God’s heart for the orphan, it is this one. Advocates from every country point to this one verse as the central reason for why they are taking [...]

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How Fostering Continues to Shape My Family Spiritually [Guest Post]

This is a guest post from one of our partners, John Camardo (@JohnCamardo), Exec. Pastor at the Chapel in Buffalo, NY and leading voice in western NY through the Every Child Network . In my last [...]

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A Plea to Pastors & Church Leaders

Dear Pastor & Church Leaders, I know that orphan care is difficult. I know that foster care is extremely intimidating. I know that you are only human and have limitations. I know that your [...]

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#CAFO 2014

If there is one orphan care conference that you should consider attending this year, it is this one. It’s called the Summit Conference,  hosted by the Christian Alliance for Orphans. This [...]

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Rachel’s Drawing

My daughter, Rachel, is 6 years old. She has a real heart for orphans. Like many children, she longs to help orphans in some way, but she finds it difficult to know how to help them. This past [...]

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Calling all Shepherds

Who will look after this ONE? One child, among so many….. There is a large flock that sits in an open field surrounded on all sides by an enemy. There are over 153 million in this flock. [...]

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Families for Children Conference Take-Aways

Recently, I spent the day with some great advocates at the Christian Alliance for Orphan’s conference titled, “Families for Children”. Let me take a moment to share some of the [...]

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Pastors vs. Orphan Advocates

  Pastors & Orphan Advocates – THERE IS HOPE. There is a story line that plays out on my phone quite a bit. And it gets me really excited. The problem is not exciting, but the [...]

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Guilt by Dissociation

It’s hard to imagine how to help 153+ million orphans. It can be such an enormous cause that most of us would rather not even think about it because deep down we believe that we can’t [...]