Dr. Moore earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University Southern Mississippi . After feeling called to full-time church ministry, Dr. Moore began regularly preaching and teaching the Bible. After earning an M.Div. from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, Moore went on to earn a Ph.D. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. Dr. Moore became Dean of the School of Theology and Senior Vice President for Academic Administration of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky in January, 2004. Dr. Moore is a preaching pastor at Highview Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky. Moore writes and speaks frequently on topics ranging from the Kingdom of God, to the mission of adoption, to a theology of country music. He is a senior editor of Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity. He has written books such as The Kingdom of Christ: The New Evangelical Perspective and Adopted for Life: The Priority of Adoption for Christian Families and Churches. Prior to entering the ministry, he was an aide to U.S. Congressman Gene Taylor.
ADOPTED FOR LIFE
Russel D Moore
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Book reviewer extraordinaire Tim Challies pronounced this his book of the year for 2009. And with good reason. Russel D Moore has adopted children and has many helpful practical insights for those considering. But this book is so much more than that. This is a book that also transcends the subject of human adoption and soars in the clouds of the mystery of "as many as belived in Him, to them He gave the power to become the sons of God". Adoption ultimately points to the Gospel of Jesus Christ and how we too can become "sons of Abraham" through the redemptive work of the Savior. This book will teach many practical helpful things about adoption, but it is ultimately all about the Gospel and how all these things point us to the cross. This book is not only for those considering adopting children, it is a book everyone should read.
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