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    Adopted for Life: The Priority of Adoption for Christian Families and Churches (Paperback) By (author) Russell D. Moore, Foreword by C. J. Mahaney

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    DescriptionA stirring call to Christian families and churches to be a people who care for orphans, not just in word, but in deed. 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. Russell D. 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 evangelicalism, a culture that sees adoption as part of the Great Commission mandate and as a sign of the gospel itself. Moore, who adopted two boys from Russia and has spoken widely on the subject, writes for couples considering adoption, families who have adopted children, and pastors who wish to encourage adoption.

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    Adopted for Life
    The Priority of Adoption for Christian Families and Churches
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Russell D. Moore, Foreword by C. J. Mahaney
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 232
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 331 g
    ISBN 13: 9781581349115
    ISBN 10: 1581349114

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.1
    BIC E4L: REL
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    BIC subject category V2: HRCV4
    Ingram Theme: THEO/EVANGE
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 37
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    DC21: 248.844
    B&T Approval Code: A13707600
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/ADOPTN
    Ingram Subject Code: RH
    Libri: I-RH
    B&T Approval Code: W31742432
    BISAC V2.8: REL012030
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27710
    DC22: 248.844, 248.8/44
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    BISAC V2.8: REL012130, FAM004000
    LC classification: HV875.26 .M66 2009
    Thema V1.0: QRM, QRVP7, JKSF, VFVK
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    Publication date
    31 May 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Wheaton, IL
    Author Information
    Russell D. Moore is the eighth president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, the moral and public policy agency of the nation's largest Protestant denomination. A widely-sought commentator, Dr. Moore has been called "vigorous, cheerful, and fiercely articulate" by the Wall Street Journal. He is the author of several books, including The Kingdom of Christ, Adopted for Life, and Tempted and Tried, and he blogs regularly at RussellMoore.com. He and his wife, Maria, have four sons. C. J. Mahaney is the senior pastor of Sovereign Grace Church of Louisville. He has written, edited and contributed to numerous books, including Proclaiming a Cross-Centered Theology; Don't Waste Your Sports; and Sex, Romance and the Glory of God. C. J. and his wife, Carolyn, are the parents of three married daughters and one son, and the happy grandparents to twelve grandchildren.