The Faith to Action Initiative provides free and downloadable resources and study guide materials for churches, faith-based organizations, and individuals seeking to respond to the needs of orphans and vulnerable children. Check often for new and updated publications and links to online resources that inform and support best practice.
Our signature publications – From Faith to Action and Journeys of Faith – provide readers with an overview of key strategies and principles for supporting orphans and vulnerable children. Over 32 faith-based and service organizations have endorsed From Faith to Action (first published in 2006 and revised in 2008), and over 45,000 copies have been distributed to churches, groups, and individuals interested in orphan care. Journeys of Faith (2011) features case studies and examples of how churches across the United States are engaging with African churches and communities to support family care and community based care. While our stories and examples are focused primarily on Africa, these resources address issues that are relevant to orphan care globally.
Our website also features more resources selected to give a comprehensive understanding of the issues facing orphans, vulnerable children, and their families around the world and to identify strategies, guidelines, and illustrative examples to inform how churches and individuals