|Adopted for Life: An Interview with Dr. Russell Moore||Vol. 108, Prg. 2–5|
October 25–28, 2011
Wondering what adoption has to do with you? This week on Home School Heartbeat with host Mike Smith, author Russell Moore offers a variety of options. Find out whether adoption is something you should consider for your family, and how you can practically show God’s love to the orphans of the world, even if you yourself are not called to adopt. Dr. Moore explains the unique call for Christians to cultivate a community that encourages adoption.
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Bonus Interview Segments with Mary Ostyn and Dr. Russell Moore
Dr. Russell Moore
Russell D. Moore is the Senior Vice President for Academic Administration and Dean of the School of Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. The grandson of a Mississippi Baptist preacher, Dr. Moore is also a preaching pastor at Highview Baptist Church in Louisville, where he ministers weekly. Dr. Moore writes and speaks frequently on topics ranging from the Kingdom of God to the mission of adoption to a theology of country music. He is a senior editor of Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity and also blogs regularly at Moore to the Point, russellmoore.com. Dr. Moore's latest book is Tempted and Tried: Temptation and the Triumph of Christ. His previous books include Adopted for Life: The Priority of Adoption for Christian Families and Churches and The Kingdom of Christ: The New Evangelical Perspective. He and his wife Maria have four sons: Benjamin, Timothy, Samuel, and Jonah.
Russell Moore calls Christian families and churches to be a people who care for orphans, in Adopted for Life, a practical manifesto for Christians to adopt children and to help equip other Christian families to do the same. 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. To order Adopted for Life, click the link above.
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