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Archive for January, 2011

What Love is This?

by Dan Cruver Published Jan 31, 2011

“The Son of God descending [to earth] became what we are, a man for all men and women. He passed through the earth to gather his lost and mortally wounded children. Through the sewers of human sin he strode, picking us up, we who were bound for the grave, and carrying us on his back. […]

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Quotations, Theology

Reclaimed: A Theology of Adoption

by Dan Cruver Published Jan 29, 2011

Fred Sanders, author of The Deep Things of God: How the Trinity Changes Everything (Crossway), had this to say about Reclaiming Adoption: Missional Living Through the Rediscovery of Abba Father: A revival, is happening right now in evangelical theology… looks like it may have the momentum to reinvigorate evangelical systematic theology….The most promising sign I’ve […]

Giveaway: Reclaiming Adoption

by Dan Cruver Published Jan 27, 2011

Head over to Reformissionary to learn how you can win a FREE copy of Reclaiming Adoption: Missional Living Through the Rediscovery of Abba Father.

In the Review Mirror #2

by Dan Cruver Published Jan 24, 2011

Aaron Armstrong of Blogging Theologically reviews Reclaiming Adoption. Aaron writes: What comes to mind when you hear the word “adoption”? If you’re like me, your mind first goes to adopting a child. Giving a safe home and a loving family is one of the greatest gifts that one can give to a child. Yet, if […]

Desiring God has given me the great privilege of doing a breakout session at its January 31-February 2 conference for pastors. This year’s conference theme is “The Powerful Life of the Praying Pastor.” My breakout topic is “Reclaiming Adoption: A Praying Life Through the Rediscovery of Abba Father.” If you are attending The Desiring God […]

Tim Keller Interviewed about Generous Justice

by Dan Cruver Published Jan 20, 2011

Scott Anderson (Executive Director of Desiring God) interviews Tim Keller about his book Generous Justice: How God’s Grace Makes Us Just. It’s an excellent interview.

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Resources, Theology

In the Review Mirror

by Dan Cruver Published Jan 14, 2011

Yes, I meant review mirror, not rearview mirror. Each Friday I plan on posting reviews of Reclaiming Adoption: Missional Living Through the Rediscovery of Abba Father. Review Mirror seemed appropriate and just a little catchy. This week’s review is our second from the UK (read the first one). Dave Bish lives in Exeter, England and leads […]

A Beautiful Story of Adoptive Love

by Dan Cruver Published Jan 13, 2011

A heartbreaking and beautiful true-life story that is moving toward a happy ending (or should I say a happy beginning): adopt rinah from VsTheBrain on Vimeo. Learn more about Adopt Rinah.

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The Gospel Does What Media Coverage Can’t

by Dan Cruver Published Jan 12, 2011

*This post was originally published 8 days after the earthquake in Haiti. I believe the thoughts in this post are just as relevant today as they were a year ago. I’m grateful for the media’s coverage of Haiti’s crisis. It confronts me with graphic images of human suffering. Where I live, life is simple and […]

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Help Haiti Through Purchasing Coffee

by Dan Cruver Published Jan 11, 2011

Beginning tomorrow, January 12th, Mist Valley Coffee will donate 50% of the profit of all coffee purchased until January 31, 2011 for Help End Local Poverty‘s We Have Not Forgotten campaign (I was just informed you can begin purchasing coffee today!). The Situation On January 12, 2010, a devastating earthquake pummeled the nation of Haiti. This earthquake is […]

Tomorrow, January 12th, marks the one year anniversary of the Haitian earthquake. The Christian Alliance for Orphans will be hosting a special national prayer webinar for the people of Haiti on Wednesday at 4pm EST. Together for Adoption will be participating and we would love for you to join us if your schedule permits. Join […]

David Wooten (Director of Operations and Development at Embraced by Grace) wrote an excellent article over at Ligonier’s blog about ways churches can serve orphans in 2011.

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