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April 2012

Is Every Drunkard an Alcoholic?

You say a person who is not a “drunkard” in the spiritual sense can be still an alcoholic “therapeutically.” How can that be? At first that may appear to be a confusing statement.  In Christian circles, the terms “drunk” and “alcoholic” are too often used interchangeably.   When dealing with alcoholics, too often believers focus almost […]

Sponsorship for People in Recovery Programs

Most support groups encourage recovering people to find a sponsor.  In addition, “mentorship” is a solid Biblical concept. The relationship between Paul, the seasoned veteran apostle, and Timothy, the young, gifted, upstart preacher is an excellent example. Still, for people involved in a long-term residential programs,  it is best to delay the process of finding […]

Who Needs Recovery?

You probably need to consider seeking help if: The last thing in the world you want to do is talk about your possible areas of “stuckness.” Your life is getting to be a repeat of one disaster after another. You are finding you feel less and less in control over problems you once thought were […]