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Out and Stable, Rich Wilkerson

S O A P Originally posted at Rich Wilkerson’s Devotion page Here’s Your 90-second AM Devotional! S-cripture: He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave … Continue reading

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Alcoholics Anonymous Members Really Do Reduce Their Cravings Through Prayer, by Justin Caba

originally published by: Medical Daily While there is no cure for drug and alcohol addiction, at least none that work for everyone, members of 12-step programs, such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), seem to have found the key to living life … Continue reading

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How God Changes Your Brain, by Andrew Newberg

Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, … Continue reading

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Who is Vincent Damon Furnier? (Alice Cooper’s Faith Journey)

By Michael W. Chapman | December 31, 2014 Alice Cooper, the shock-rock megastar who makes Marilyn Manson look like a choir boy, stopped his hard-partying ways and returned to his Bible Christian roots in the late 1980s and today, still … Continue reading

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Tom and Rita’s Son, Chet Hanks, About Sobriety and Faith

By JODI GUGLIELMI for People Magazine Tom Hanks son, Chet Hanks, is ready to start the New Year fresh. Chet took to Instagram on Thursday night to pen an emotional message reflecting on his impactful year and revealing his positive hopes … Continue reading

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Faith of the Candidate: Quotes from Marco Rubio

I had originally posted Ed Stetzer’s interview with Florida Senator, Marco Rubio. In it the presidential candidate articulates his faith in Jesus Christ like I have not heard before from someone seeking the most important professional position in the world. In … Continue reading

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Fox News’ Highly Reluctant Jesus Follower, by Kirsten Powers

Of all people surprised that I became an evangelical Christian, I’m the most surprised. Kirsten A. Powers is an American political pundit and analyst. She began her career as a Democratic Party staff assistant with the Clinton-Gore presidential transition team in … Continue reading

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Kirsten Powers: Becoming a Christian Ruined My Love of Christmas

But then I learned to see the beauty of Christ’s coming like never before. Kirsten A. Powers is an American political pundit and analyst. She began her career as a Democratic Party staff assistant with the Clinton-Gore presidential transition team in … Continue reading

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Reaching for Christmas by Rachael DeWitt, LCSW

In the immortal words of the Chipmunks… Christmastime is here! Time for joy! And time for cheer! Joy? Cheer? Those sound good, very nostalgic, but not very realistic. Something for the kids, maybe, but the adults? More like time for … Continue reading

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The Truth About Anger by Charles F. Stanley

by Charles F. Stanley God Has Given Us an Alternative If we’re honest, we will admit that each of us has dealt with feelings of anger and frustration. Most of us know what it feels like to wait in a … Continue reading

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The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown (1942)

Nothing can separate us from God’s loving presence             Once there was a little bunny who wanted to run away. So he said to his mother, “I am running away.” “If you run away,” said … Continue reading

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Christopher Yuan: Leaving Behind A Double Life – by Kara Lavengood, The 700 Club

CBN.com – “My parents really wanted to hold onto our Chinese heritage. So even though we were here in America, we were still distinct.” Christopher Yuan is the son of Chinese immigrants. Although he was born in the United States, … Continue reading

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A Suffering God by Greg Laurie

This High Priest of ours understands our weaknesses, for he faced all of the same testings we do, yet he did not sin. So let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God. There we will receive his … Continue reading

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Relapse and the Brain

by Michael Dye and Patricia Fancher for The National Association for Christian Recovery In very simplistic terms, we have two parts to our brains. The first part is the neocortex. It is located in the front of the head and … Continue reading

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Let God Be God by Troy Black (video)

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What Addiction and Recovery Taught Me about “Believing in God” by Mark Brouwer

by Mark Brouwer for sexualsanity.com The Merriam-Webster’s dictionary defines belief as: “A state or habit of mind in which trust or confidence is placed in some person or thing.” The experience of addiction messes this up for Christians, whether they want to … Continue reading

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Addiction Recovery: Short Term Fix or Long Term Life Change? … by Mark Brouwer

Written by Mark Brouwer for Sexual Sanity.com Everybody who struggles with addictive behavior wants fast results in recovery. It’s part of our bent as a society that we are used to getting things done quickly. We have no patience for … Continue reading

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Alleviating Back-to-School Anxiety by Roberta Vondrak, LCPC

Written by Roberta Vondrak, LCPC, Heritage Counseling Center, Plainfield, IL As a new school year begins, here are some ways you as parents can help your kids get off to a smooth start: Assist – Based on the personalities of … Continue reading

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Wisdom is Followed by Good Works, by Mikel French

“Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct, let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom.” – James 3:13 I want to take you back to when James wrote this passage. In the time period … Continue reading

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Recovery from Spiritual Anorexia

by Dale Ryan for the National Association for Christian Recovery I remember when I first heard about people who were anorexic with respect to food. I was confused by the whole idea. Why would people refuse to eat? Why would … Continue reading

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Receive the Gift of No Condemnation and Walk in Peace, by Joseph Prince

From Vol 2. Issue 4 on October 2009 Christians celebrate Christmas to commemorate the birth of our Lord Jesus, knowing that He came to give us eternal life. But how many realize that Jesus also came to give us the … Continue reading

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The Passion of the Christ – Why? by Joseph Prince

From Vol 1. Issue 1 on January 2008 In the Garden of Gethsemane, Jesus made a decision that would forever change His destiny and ours. He chose not to abandon us and return to heaven, but to remain and be … Continue reading

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The Root Cause of Your Problem is Condemnation, by Joseph Prince

From Vol 1. Issue 2 on April 2008 This message is a reminder to all of us who have been listening to the gospel of grace for some time now. The Lord is revealing to us the secret to living … Continue reading

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What We Mean When We Talk About Addiction, by Mark Brouwer

Originally published by Mark Brouwer at sexualsanity.com Getting clarity about an important – and often misunderstood – issue What is addiction? In the church, in counseling, and even in the field of recovery, this deceptively simple question gets really confusing … Continue reading

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Letting Go of Anxiety

Letting go of anxiety One of the cornerstones of our approach to recovery is that sobriety is integrally related to emotional and spiritual well-being. It’s hard to be sober if you’re not in a good place emotionally and spiritually … … Continue reading

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