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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.

September 2010 Entries

Say NO to Internet Porn

Either you or someone you know has already experienced some kind of trouble in a relationship over an Internet Porn issue - many marriages and families have broken up because someone became consumed in Porn world. Why is this wrecking homes? Why are people getting sucked into it like it's a drug or something - lying and covering it up, hoping they won't get caught?

posted @ Wednesday, September 29, 2010 6:12 PM | Feedback (2)

Three Reasons to Keep On Drinking?

What is the big deal? You’ve studied the scriptures and know that Jesus’ first miracle was turning water into wine (John 2:3-11). Jesus told us to drink wine in remembrance of His blood that was shed on the cross for our sins (Luke 22:14-20). The Pharisees and experts in religious law accused Jesus of being “a glutton and a drunkard, and a friend of tax collectors and other sinners” (Luke 7:34). What Christian alcoholic hasn’t pulled out one of these arguments to justify their behavior?

posted @ Wednesday, September 15, 2010 3:13 PM | Feedback (2)

Clean and Sober? Pay it Forward

Please, fellow survivors, consider being part of the open arms of Jesus for this hurting world of addicts. It’s a huge problem. We were once part of that world. We can serve Jesus as a bridge between the hurting alcoholic and the Lord by being faithful in a ministry God will use to bring about healing for others. You are needed. Whether or not this is what Jesus is asking you to do is really between him and you. God has a purpose for each of our lives. Is he asking you to serve in this way? If s

posted @ Wednesday, September 01, 2010 6:14 PM | Feedback (1)