• Adopted for Life

  • The Priority of Adoption for Christian Families & Churches
  • By: Russell Moore
  • Narrated by: Russell Moore
  • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 07-06-10
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: christianaudio.com
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.7 (124 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

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 the church, a culture that sees adoption as part of the Great Commission mandate and as a sign of the gospel itself.
©2009 Russell D. Moore (P)2010 christianaudio.com
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Critic Reviews

"Adopted for Life is a well-written rooting of adoption in biblical theology. Moore, who weaves in the story of the two Russian children he and his wife have adopted, shows how churches should view adoption as part of their mission. He shows what a difference it would make if Christians were known once again as the people who take in orphans and make them sons and daughters." (Marvin Olasky, Editor-in-Chief, World; Provost, The King's College, New York City)
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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful
5 out of 5 stars
By Christopher Paul Wicker on 07-22-18

Helpful

Very helpful book about adoption from a practical, spiritual, and Christian perspective. Really makes you think in a challenging but good way.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 06-09-18

Great book

Like a text book for Christians on the importance of adoption. Hits tons of different angles on adoption. If you are a Christian debating on whether or not you should adopt.... read this book. If you want to understand why Christians adopt... read this book.

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2 out of 5 stars
By N on 10-21-10

Disappointing

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 changes quickly in that respect, so there would be no point including practical 'how to' bits. To me that's mostly what this book contains.

Although on the whole the author narrates his book very well, I did at times find his attitude partronising and sensationalist. However, I did enjoy hearing about the journey him and his wife have taken into adoption, which has been shared very openly.

This is definitely a very helpful book for those considering adoption and for friends and family too.

Thanks to christianaudio.com reviewers program for the copy of this audiobook.

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