Category Archives: Alcohol addiction

Is this your story?

I used a story this morning to summarize a series on the beatitudes. I hope it is your story too. Continue reading

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The beatitudes and the twelve steps

Connect the 8 beatitudes and other scriptures with the 12 step program Continue reading

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Understanding human behavior

What is the starting point for breaking cycles of destructive behavior? Continue reading

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Recovering Addicts

When Jesus asked a strange question… This post is meant to encourage thought and discussion among those who battle addictions and those who help with recovery. Continue reading

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When the storms hit…

Truths to carry and guide us in difficult times. Continue reading

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Short, but great reminder!

A powerful reminder about the loss of focus on the gospel. Continue reading

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Do you want to get well?

Can you think of reasons people don’t want to be well? I suggest four reasons… Continue reading

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We have no power

Make a courageous admission: Some of us need to turn to God and confess, Continue reading

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We admitted we were powerless

Perhaps we struggle so much with wrong desires because we need to become captured by stronger desires. I think of… Continue reading

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Unresolved, pushed around, and burdened?

Adverse childhood experiences are the single greatest… Continue reading

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