Orphan Connections is a regional alliance member of Christian
Alliance for Orphans (CAFO), which unites more than 150 respected
Christian organizations and a national network of churches. Working
together, our joint initiatives inspire and equip Christians to “defend
the fatherless” (Isaiah 1:17). More information can be found at
CAFO's Alliance Resource Library offers a wide range of quality resources related to Christ-honoring adoption, foster care, and global orphan ministry.
Church Leaders: Whether you're launching a new ministry or leading an existing one, these resources are designed to help you take the next steps in your orphan care, foster care and adoption ministry.
Sons in the Son is a ground-breaking new book from Dr. David Garner. Highly recommended by Russell Moore, Nancy Guthrie, Sinclair Ferguson, and J.I. Packer. If you don’t get it for yourself, get it for your pastor! It will change the way your pastor views, understands, and applies adoption in preaching – potentially in a profound way.
ROOTED is an online training course featuring 14 videos and a printed study guide that provide gospel-centered support for adoptive and foster families—designed specifically for families, orphan ministries, counselors, and adoption agencies.
FREE E-Book "The Weary Parent’s Guide To Escaping Exhaustion: A Realistic 9-Day Plan To Finally Get The Rest You Need."
FREE Webinar and E-Book. Want to start, scale, and sustain an effective orphan care ministry in your church? The goal is to surround ourselves with principles, concepts, practices and resources that we can uniquely adapt and apply in our own ministry contexts.
“Created to Connect” Study Guide. This study guide is designed to help adoptive and foster parents better understand how to build strong and lasting connections with their children, and is ideal for small groups as well as by individuals or couples.
Journeys of Faith: A Resource Guide for Orphan Care Ministries Helping Children in Africa & Beyond, is a resource provided by Faith to Action Initiative. Hundreds of pastors, laypersons, ministry and mission team leaders, faculty, and students have found this resource to be a great way to engage and learn together about strengthening care for orphans and vulnerable children.
Free Study Guide. Wondering how you can make a difference in the lives of orphans and vulnerable children? Find a group of friends to join you in a Caring for Orphans and Vulnerable Children Small Group Study.
What's Your Why? Are you passionate about foster care and adoption and want to see more people in your church engaged, but struggle to motivate them the way you’d like? You know why this important, why God calls the Church to this and why others should get involved . . . but it’s sometimes difficult to communicate that to others. Christian Alliance for Orphans offers a short resource offering clear, compelling and consistent “why” about care for vulnerable and orphaned children.
Workshop Curriculum: “Caring for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma.” A complete Power-point based training curriculum package for resource parents.
FosteringNC. A wealth of training webinars, videos, and resources for North Carolina foster parents. Be sure to sign up for news and updates!