"Adoption isn't charity- it's warfare." - Russel Moore from Adopted for Life
If you are considering adoption or know of someone who is, this book Adopted for Life by Russell Moore is a must read. I am happy to share that this month his audiobook (which he reads) is a free download at http://christianaudio.com/free/
In this book pastor and professor Russell Moore talks about his journey in adopting his two sons, the theology of our adoption into God"s family, and practical steps for people curious about adoption. You will find out through this book that Russell did not always see adoption as a priority for the church and his family. Now, God uses him to speak to us about how and why we as the church are the answer.
"As we become more attune to the gospel we will have more of a burden for orphans (locally and globally). As we (the church) become more 'adoption' friendly we are better able to understand the gospel. This book calls us to look forward to as adoptive, missional church...Adoption is about an entire culture in the church. A culture that sees it as our great commission mandate." Russell Moore Chapter 1 of Adopted for Life.
I encourage you to download this audiobook, gift it to someone who you think should read it and let God speak to your heart about this beautiful concept of adoption.