How the Church can Help Those in Recovery

How the Church can Help Those in Recovery

In my opinion, there is no greater environment with the potential to impact the world of those in recovery than the church. The church is for broken people. The church is made of broken people. If we could all come together to work mutually on our brokenness using God’s power, then nothing would be unachievable. However, the church and the recovery community haven’t always made for a healthy combination. Here are a few suggestions both logistically and congregationally that I believe would... Read More
4 Keys to Establishing a Recovery Program That Reaches Your Community

4 Keys to Establishing a Recovery Program That Reaches Your Community

I have yet to meet a person who has always had a perfect, easy life. At some point we all struggle with something. Some of us struggle with the things we typically think of when we think of addiction: drugs, alcohol. And sometimes our struggles are not so obvious, like relationship issues or depression. When we struggle, it can have a serious impact on our relationship with ourselves, with others, and with God. It can impact the way our family functions and our ability to be fully present for... Read More