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Archive for September, 2008

Who Should Attend Our Upcoming Conference?

by Dan Cruver Published Sep 30, 2008

As all of you who frequent this blog know, we have our first Together for Adoption conference on November 1st. A couple months ago a few people asked me this question, “Who should consider attending your conference?” Here’s my answer to this great question: Our conference is for anyone who has been adopted. In other […]

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Conference Videos

by Dan Cruver Published Sep 30, 2008

Here are several interview clips that consider a few of the topics our upcoming conference will address. _ Russell Moore: When did you first begin thinking theologically about adoption? . Russell Moore on the Trinity’s Involvement in Adoption . Russell Moore on His Family’s Adoption Story _ Rick Phillips: Are adopted children second-class children? . […]

Into the Household of God

by Dan Cruver Published Sep 29, 2008

The following quotation is from Jonathan Edwards’ sermon entitled “The Excellency of Christ.” It is powerfully beautiful. “Christ has brought it to pass, that those whom the Father has given him shall be brought into the household of God; that he and his Father, and his people, should be as one society, one family; that […]

As I consider our quickly approaching conference, I must say that I am not only very thankful for the speakers God has provided us, but also for the exhibitors who will be there.  Our aim for this conference has been three-fold: to exult in the God who has adopted us in Christ, to deepen our […]

God—The Father Who Adopts

by Dan Cruver Published Sep 25, 2008

In his book Knowing God the Father Through the Old Testament, Christopher Wright has a very helpful section entitled “God—The Father Who Adopts.”  In it he shows how the Old Testament calls us to find our security in God by portraying him as “the Father who adopts the homeless or fatherless.”  For example, commenting on […]

Together for Adoption Saturday

by Dan Cruver Published Sep 24, 2008

If you live near Tupelo, Mississippi, we would like to invite you to a Together for Adoption Saturday event. It will be held at Hope Church on Saturday, October 11th from 3:00 P.M. to 8:15 P.M. Click on the image to the right for the Adoption Saturday brochure.  Here’s the event schedule (There is no […]

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Below is a video segment from The Privileged Planet.  If you want to wonder afresh at your adoption by God, please use the next 7 minutes to watch this video.  They will be minutes well spent. Once you have finished watching it (and not before), click here. . (HT: Roots Rain)

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Family Prayers for Orphans

by Dan Cruver Published Sep 22, 2008

One of the ways our family seeks to serve orphans is by praying for them at supper time.  I’ve had the opportunity to travel to orphanages in China and Ethiopia.  So I printed out pictures of orphans I’ve had the privilege of meeting on those trips and put them on our refrigerator.  Each time we […]

Win FREE Copies of Heirs with Christ!

by Dan Cruver Published Sep 19, 2008

If you are a blogger and would like free copies of Dr. Joel Beeke’s book, Heirs with Christ: The Puritans on Adoption, here’s your opportunity to win some. Here are the Together for Adoption giveaway rules: For every blog post you publish about Together for Adoption’s website resources (articles, video interviews, text interviews, sermons, and quotations page), […]

Second-Class Children?

by Dan Cruver Published Sep 18, 2008

Rick Phillips, one of our conference speakers, answers this question: Does adoption mean that we are second-class children? . Learn more about Together for Adoption Conference 2008: Conference Page Who should attend Conference 2008? Conference Schedule Conference Poster (can be used as bulletin insert) Planting Gospel Seeds: Why You Should Support the T4A Conference Endorsements […]

The Multi-ethnic Family of God

by Dan Cruver Published Sep 17, 2008

Carl Robbins, one of our conference speakers, talks about Scripture’s presentation of the family of God as a multi-ethnic household: . Learn more about Together for Adoption Conference 2008: Conference Page Who should attend Conference 2008? Conference Schedule Conference Poster (can be used as bulletin insert) Planting Gospel Seeds: Why You Should Support the T4A […]

Thursday’s Pastors Fellowship

by Dan Cruver Published Sep 16, 2008

There is still time to signup for Thursday’s Pastors Fellowship and receive a free copy of Heirs with Christ: The Puritans on Adoption by Dr. Joel Beeke. “The Pastors Fellowship of Greater Greenville” will be held this Thursday, September 18th, at North Hills Community Church from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm. The cost of the meeting is only […]

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