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Overcoming Addictions - Help for Christians

Christians and non-Christian alike battle with addictions and other behaviors that they find themselves struggling to leave behind. Through faith in Jesus Christ and placing emotional and spiritual health as attainable goals, we can all be overcomers.

This blog, produced by Certified Recovery Specialist Beth Livingston, is for people to exchange struggles and victories of breaking free from addictions and other hurtful behaviors.

October 2009 Entries

Taking the First Step to Freedom

Maybe there's someone else who's been convicted in their heart of a need to seek God's help in getting rid of a behavior through the twelve steps just like people with addictions. I can testify that there are many, many people who have found that God can use these basic steps to cleanse more than addictions from our lives. What does God want you to get rid of?

posted @ Tuesday, October 27, 2009 11:13 AM | Feedback (4)

Profile of a Porn Addict

Dr. Paul's profile of a porn addict: He is 12-years-old and began experimenting with looking through search engines. Sex and sexual terms are most searched for in the internet! By the time he is 30, he has years of uncontrollable lust. He may have never acted out illegally, but the pressure is on. The family has discovered the secret and it’s time to change!

posted @ Tuesday, October 20, 2009 11:23 AM | Feedback (5)

Quitting Again?

For those who are trying to quit and have a loved one pulling for you, what have you found to be helpful? What have you found to be annoying? If we all want the same result, freedom for the one in bondage, how can we best go about this in our relationships?

posted @ Tuesday, October 13, 2009 11:38 AM | Feedback (3)