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The Church as a Community of Social Liberation: A Christian Response to Addiction, part 3

By Kevin A. Wilson Kevin A. Wilson Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 16, 2017 The first article in this series introduced the transtheoretical model, which posits six stages through which people pass when they are trying to change. It also found that social liberation, a process that helps people progress through the early stages

Stages of Change: A Christian Response to Addiction, part 1

By Kevin A. Wilson Kevin A. Wilson Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 8, 2017 When people think of helping those with addictions, the usual goal is to get the person to achieve and maintain sobriety. For most people with addictions, this means receiving professional treatment. It is therefore natural to try to help people