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Archive for March, 2009

Tim Chester writes: “God sent his Son to buy our freedom. We’re no longer slaves with a slave master. Now we’re children with a Father. We don’t have to worry about proving ourselves, because God says: ‘You’re my child.’ We don’t have a spirit of fear, but a Spirit who prompts us to cry, ‘Abba […]

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Adoption, HIV/AIDS and Africa

by Dan Cruver Published Mar 20, 2009

Is Adoption the Answer to HIV/AIDS in Africa? Jason Kovacs writes: Melissa Fay Green answers this question in her book There is No Me Without You: “Adoption is not the answer to HIV/AIDS in Africa. Adoption rescues few. Yet, adoption illustrates by example: these few once-loved children – who lost their parents to preventable diseases – […]

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Register Now for Summit V

by Dan Cruver Published Mar 17, 2009
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I found these words by Martin Luther very encouraging this morning: “To doubt the good will of God is an inborn suspicion of God with all of us. Besides, the devil…goes about seeking to devour us by roaring: ‘God is angry at you and is going to destroy you forever.’ In all these difficulties we […]

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Social Justice and the Gospel (Part 2)

by Dan Cruver Published Mar 12, 2009

As I argued briefly in part one, it is absolutely essential that we do not confuse social action with the gospel. The gospel is about a past achievement. Social justice is about a present work. The gospel is about what Jesus accomplished (past tense) for our redemption some 2,000 years ago in his life, death, […]

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Social Justice and the Gospel (Part 1)

by Dan Cruver Published Mar 6, 2009

It’s true: social justice and the gospel are not the same thing; but we must recognize that the pursuit of social justice is the inevitable fruit of the gospel. Yes, it is very important that we make a clear distinction between the gospel and its fruit. But it is equally important that we recognize the […]

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In addition to six general sessions, Together for Adoption Conference 2009 will have fourteen workshops. Here are several of the workshops we will be offering: Moving from Success to Significance…becoming Orphan Advocates, Andy Lehman, LifeSong for Orphans – Many Christians today have great experience, expertise, and energy to serve the orphans and fatherless. This season […]

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Orphans Refuge, the mission arm of Together for Adoption, is now on Twitter. The large percentage of our Orphans Refuge tweets are about orphan care and social justice. If you follow Orphans Refuge on Twitter, here’s a sample of the kind of tweets you’ll find: “Wisdom literature is passionate about the re-establishment of shalom in […]

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