News / Updates

April 6th, 2015

OVC Resources for you!

Faith to Action is excited to share a great resource with our networks. Since the relaunch of OVCsupport.net in July of last year, there has been a rejuvenated sense of collaboration and sharing of additional resources produced by the OVC community. OVCsupport has been hard at work in their mission to make as much of it as possible easily accessible through their What’s new? blog, featuring articles, announcements, and their expanded news of the week feature, as well as through our ever-growing resource database. Sign […] Read more

March 10th, 2015

Global Leadership Network (GLN) 2015

This week Faith to Action will be participating in The Chalmer Center‘s GLN 2015. Chalmers’ work focuses on helping churches understand poverty, poverty alleviation, and equips churches to better understand how to shift toward a healthier framework of engaging low-income communities in order to empower the poorest of the poor.

The GLN 2015 conference will explore helping without hurting in short-term missions as well as church-centered poverty alleviation approaches that empower the poor. Faith to Action is excited to join the conversation and establish […] Read more

February 18th, 2015

Upcoming Webinar from CAFO on February 25th!

Every month, Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO), hosts a webinar series in order to give local advocates access to the knowledge and experience of top Alliance member churches and organizations nationwide.  Webinars cover key topics on adoption, foster care and/or global orphan care.  Each webinar is hosted by a local church orphan ministry and co-presented by one or more national experts on the subject matter.

This month’s webinar is entitled, “Telling Your Story,” and it will focus on the importance of how you tell the […] Read more

February 3rd, 2015

Faith to Action Annual Meeting & Task Force Meeting

Faith to Action will hold its annual meeting with the Leadership Council and Advisory Group this Thursday, February 5, 2015 in Washington, DC. Leadership Council and Advisory Group members will share their expertise, skills and resources through active engagement, feedback and action planning. This is an opportunity for Faith to Action to give full reports on projects and deliverables happening over the last year as well as discuss strategic engagement opportunities and plan for the year ahead.

Following Faith to Action’s annual meeting, Faith to […] Read more

January 12th, 2015

Promoting Family Life, Not Orphanages

Today marks 5 years since the devastating earthquake in Haiti. The earthquake left much of the capital and surrounding area in ruins in one of the worst natural disasters of modern times. Although the government said more than 300,000 people were killed, the exact toll is unknown because there was no systematic effort to count bodies amid the chaos and destruction. In the midst of the chaos, families were separated and children orphaned.

Following the earthquake, teams poured in from around the world to try […] Read more

November 14th, 2014

Responding to the Ebola Epidemic

With the largest Ebola epidemic in human history continuing to unfold before the world’s eyes, we have seen the toll it has taken on many aspects of several West African nations. Death is only part of this tragedy. With nearly 5,000 deaths and rising, the question demands an answer- what does this mean for children impacted by this epidemic? According to UNICEF, more than 3,700 children in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone have lost one or both parents to Ebola since the outbreak’s start, with […] Read more