News / Updates

July 15th, 2015

Webinar on Transition to Family-Based Care

July-WebinarNext Wednesday, July 22nd, Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO) will be hosting a webinar related to their “Replicable Models of Transition to Family-Based Care,” project. Leaders from Buckner International, ACCIR, and the Akola Project, and will join CAFO President Jedd Medefind and answer audience questions, in addition to presenting on their own experiences. The Faith to Action Initiative is hopeful that many organizations and churches will join the webinar and be inspired to make steps toward engaging in and supporting family-based care. […] Read more

June 6th, 2015

The Justice Conference

Faith to Action is excited to participate in the Justice Conference through this weekend in Chicago, IL. The Justice Conference is a premier gathering for Christian leaders, justice practitioners, students, and learners from all over the world. The conference seeks to leverage the power of community and catalyze the work of justice globally, nationally, locally and personally. The Justice Conference is presented by World Relief and in partnership with several other Christian organizations living out values of justice in work with orphans, widow, racial reconciliation, […] Read more

May 21st, 2015

Webinar on Key Evidence-Based Strategies to Protect Vulnerable Children

On Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 2pm EST, Christian Alliance For Orphans (CAFO) will host a webinar titled, “Key Evidence-Based Strategies to Protect Vulnerable Children from Violence, Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation.” The U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) has identified a combination of intervention-based actions essential to the protection of children against violence. These complementary interventions, known as THRIVES, are designed to guide countries as they choose a combination of strategies that together have the greatest potential for impact. THRIVES strategies cross health, social services, […] Read more

April 30th, 2015

Faith to Action at CAFO 2015

This week Faith to Action is attending the Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Applied Research & Best Practice Symposium and Christian Alliance for Orphans’ CAFO 2015 Summit. The Symposium looks at evidence-based practices for OVC researchers and practitioners and the Summit brings together nearly 3,000 orphan care advocates, pastors, leaders, and foster and adoptive parents from over 35 countries. The event seeks to inspire and equip Christians to care for orphans with wisdom-guided love through exploration family preservation and global orphan ministry, foster care and […] Read more

April 27th, 2015

International Wholistic Missions Conference in Peoria, AZ this week!

The International Wholistic Missions Conference will commence for a third time April 29th through May 1st in Peoria, AZ with the goal of equipping Christians, churches and organization for word and deed ministries that transform lives and communities.  This year’s theme is “The Whole Church on Mission” with tracks for On Mission to the Poor, the City, the Workplace and more.  As part of the track for On Mission to a Broken World, Leadership Council member Elli Oswald will represent Faith to Action. Elli will […] Read more

April 6th, 2015

OVC Resources for you!

Faith to Action is excited to share a great resource with our networks. Since the relaunch of 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