Adopted For Life, by Russell D. Moore

May 11, 2009

Tim Challies wrote a book review of Russell D. Moore's book, Adopted For Life. Here is a small excerpt from Tim Challies review:

It might be easy to write off a book like this one, assuming that it only has relevance to families who are actually considering adopting a child. But Moore’s ambition goes beyond asking young families to adopt orphaned children. “In this book I want to call us all to consider how encouraging adoption—whether we adopt or whether we help others adopt—can help us peer into the ancient mystery of our faith in Christ and can help us restore the fracturing unity and the atrophied mission of our congregation.” As Moore explains, “The gospel of Jesus Christ means our families and churches ought to be at the forefront of the adoption of orphans close to home and around the world.” It is the gospel that calls us to adopt but it is also the gospel that teaches us how to understand adoption. In fact, “as we become more adoption-friendly, we’ll be better able to understand the gospel.” And so this book is for anyone and everyone.
I want to read this book!!


  1. The book sounds wonderful, Amy.

    Thanks for sharing and please give us a 'review'.


  2. Precious sister Amy,

    This sounds WONDERFUL! Thank you so much for sharing this! And thank you for sharing this beautiful video of an unborn baby. I love it!

    You're such a blessing!

  3. Adoption is so beautiful. I wish it were easier in this country for couples to bless their home with wanted children.


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