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

The Church as a Community of Social Liberation: A Christian Response to Addiction, part 3 By Kevin A. Wilson, PhD 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…

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Strong Foundation of God

Strong Foundation of God Our society values strength, independence and success. When we rush through our day-to-day life, juggling careers, relationships and finances, we tend to lose sight of what is truly important. You might be a strong, self-reliant person but without God, you have nothing. For the former professional wrestler Larry Pfohl, the life…

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Came to Believe

Came to Believe You have faced the reality that you can’t control your alcohol and drug use. This might seem like a hopeless situation because you have gotten used to living a stressful and sinful life alone. Relying on something or someone to get back on track might seem difficult, especially if you have walked…