Christians are clearly called to care for orphans, a group so close to the heart of Jesus. In reality, most of the 153 million orphaned and vulnerable children in the world do not need to be adopted, and not everyone needs to become an adoptive parent. However, there are other very important ways to help beyond adoption.
Indeed, caring for orphaned and vulnerable children requires us to care about related issues from child trafficking and HIV/AIDS to racism and poverty. Too often, we only discuss or theologize the issues, relegating the responsibility to governments.
Based on his personal journey toward pure religion, in Orphan Justice Johnny Carr moves readers from talking about global orphan care to actually doing something about it. Combining biblical truth with the latest research, this inspiring book:
- Uses Johnny’s personal story to help you understand complex social justice issues
- Tells you about the orphan care and adoption movement in the U.S. today
- Helps you understand the connection between social justice issues and biblically based orphan care
- Discusses the role of the church worldwide in meeting these needs of orphaned and vulnerable children
- Offers YOU practical steps to getting involved and making a difference today
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- Video of Johnny preaching
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Using gripping stories and surprising scriptures, Johnny Carr shakes readers from their slumber and alerts them to a global crisis begging for our attention. Warning: Do not read this book unless you’re prepared to be changed!
A Faith of Our Own:Following Jesus Beyond the Culture Wars
Orphan Justice will equip you to embrace God’s call to “look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.”
Focus on the Family
“Johnny Carr does not write about justice for the orphan as one who merely observes from a distance, but as one whose life’s journey, whose life’s mission is to bring justice to the orphan.”
Founder of Together for Adoption
The combination of Johnny’s story and his practical suggestions will move you to action.