Watch an interview with Dr. Moore and blogger, Justin Taylor.
The gospel of Jesus Christ—the good news that through Jesus we have been adopted as sons and daughters into God’s family—means that Christians ought to be at the forefront of the adoption of orphans in North America and around the world.
Moore does not shy away from this call in Adopted for Life, a popular-level, practical manifesto for Christians to adopt children and to help equip other Christian families to do the same. He shows that adoption is not just about couples who want children—or who want more children. It is about an entire culture within the church, a culture that sees adoption as part of the Great Commission mandate and as a sign of the gospel itself.
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Travis Peterson says:
Russell Moore has become the go-to voice for issues related to adoption in the Southern Baptist Convention and in evangelicalism in general. Dr. Moore, who serves as dean of the school of theology at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY, is the proud father of four boys, two of whom are adopted from Russia. Perhaps it is these two roles, theology professor and adoptive fa... Read more
Terry Delaney says:
Paradigm Shifting! Read this book! Whenever I read a book for the purpose of writing a review, I do some preliminary reading on the back cover and in the first few pages. While reading the blurbs on this book, I began to think that what was being said about the book was too much. Words like “compelling,” “powerful,” “wonderful,” “tremendous,” “incredible,” and “remarkabl... Read more
Nicki Maguire says:
Thanks to christianaudio.com’s reviewer’s program for the copy of this audiobook. I thought this audio would be a lot more interesting, especially as it claims to be a book for everyone, and not just people going through the adoption process. However it has not come across that way to me at all. I was surprised that there was so much practical advice, as the author says that everything... Read more