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Archive for December, 2010

Reviews are coming in!

by Dan Cruver Published Dec 31, 2010

Reviews of Reclaiming Adoption are coming in! We are very grateful to all who are reading the book and writing reviews. If you write a blog review of Reclaiming Adoption, let us know here and we will link to your blog post in another T4A post. Megan Hyatt Miller is our latest reviewer. About Reclaiming […]

First Review of Reclaiming Adoption

by Dan Cruver Published Dec 30, 2010

The first review of Reclaiming Adoption: Missional Living Through the Rediscovery of Abba Father has arrived. Here’s an excerpt from Cruciform Life‘s very kind review: “Our understanding of Christianity cannot be better than our grasp of adoption.” – J. I. Packer in Knowing God Dan Cruver’s Reclaiming Adoption affirms Packer’s statement but goes on to show that not […]

They’ve arrived (at my house at least)!

by Dan Cruver Published Dec 29, 2010

Came home to find a box of these on my porch: Reclaiming Adoption: Missional Living Through the Rediscovery of Abba Father will be available for purchase this Saturday, January 1.

A Good News Christmas Thought

by Dan Cruver Published Dec 24, 2010

“When [God the] Son became incarnate, communion with God became incarnate, and with his incarnation perfect obedience permanently entered the human race in him. In the incarnate Son, communion with the Father and perfect obedience to his holy will finally burst into the far country of our alienation from the Father. Through the incarnation, Jesus […]

Audio Sermon by Vermon Pierre

by Dan Cruver Published Dec 23, 2010

My friend Vermon Pierre, lead pastor of Roosevelt Church in Phoenix, AZ, recently preached an excellent sermon on adoption from Ephesians 1 entitled “God’s Adoption Plan from Eternity Past.” Give it a listen. Vermon is a graduate of Princeton University and has a Master of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He is also the […]

Interview about Reclaiming Adoption

by Dan Cruver Published Dec 22, 2010

Josh Cousineau recently interviewed me about Reclaiming Adoption: Missional Living Through the Rediscovery of Abba Father. Josh is the Youth Pastor and an Elder at East Auburn Baptist Church in Auburn, Maine. Here are several of the great questions Josh asked me: For those who haven’t read Reclaiming Adoption, what is the core thought of the book? With […]

Live in the Story

by Dan Cruver Published Dec 21, 2010

Read about our new Live in the Story initiative.

Steve McCoy, Jonathan Dodson, Timmy Brister, and Justin Buzzard are pastors who have blogs that I have regularly followed for several years now. Each of them has contributed in various ways to my growing understanding of the gospel and missional living. So, when it came time to create a list of bloggers whom I wanted […]

!dea Camp, Orphan Care and the Church

by Dan Cruver Published Dec 17, 2010

I’m honored to have the opportunity to lead a workshop at The Idea Camp’s upcoming conference on Orphan Care and the Church, to be held February 25-26 in NW Arkansas. Some of the best thinkers in the evangelical orphan care movement will be there to share ideas and facilitate discussion to move those ideas toward […]

What is our inheritance?

by Dan Cruver Published Dec 15, 2010

From Scotty Smith in Reclaiming Adoption: Missional Living Through the Rediscovery of Abba Father: We’re not just in God’s family; we’re in God’s future and estate. In his opening remarks to believers in Colossae, Paul refers to God as ‘the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of the saints in the […]

Study Guide for Reclaiming Adoption

by Dan Cruver Published Dec 13, 2010

We are excited to offer a study guide for Reclaiming Adoption that churches and small groups will be able to use. The guide will be available for free download on January 1, 2011. [Picture below: left side is Reclaiming Adoption's dedication page; right side is the study guide's table of contents.]

Reclaiming Adoption is off to the printer

by Dan Cruver Published Dec 10, 2010

Reclaiming Adoption: Missional Living Through the Rediscovery of Abba Father has been sent off to the printer for its January 1 release with Cruciform Press. We are very grateful to God for everyone who has contributed to this project. God’s given us a great publisher, amazing co-authors and proofreaders as well as a gifted cover […]

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