What The Bible Says

“The Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you.”  John 14:26 Jesus told His disciples “The Holy Spirit will teach you and help you remember” When I introduce myself […]

Using Our Mess for Ministry

GOD TAKES OUR MESS God did it for us. Out of sheer generosity, he put us in right standing with himself. A pure gift. He got us out of the mess we’re in and restored us to where he always wanted us to be. And he did it by […]

Standing At a Crossroad

Revelation 3:20  “Look! I have been standing at the door, and I am constantly knocking. If anyone hears me calling him and opens the door, I will come in and fellowship with him and he with me.” There are many times in our spiritual walk of recovery we ‘stand […]

The Bible

2 Timothy 3:16-17 The whole Bible was given to us by inspiration from God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives; it straightens us out and helps us do what is right. It is God’s way […]

Cloudiness

Luke 9:34-35 While he was speaking, a cloud appeared and covered them, and they were afraid as they entered the cloud. A voice came from the cloud, saying, “This is my Son, whom I have chosen; listen to him.”John 1:14 says ‘The Word became flesh and made his dwelling […]

Elements of Thankfulness

1 Corinthians 15:57 Thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Regularly thanking God for what He has done, is doing and will do in our lives is a good habit to adapt in recovery. There are four elements to habitual thankfulness we […]

What The Bible Says

Galatians 4:5-7 We have been set free to experience our rightful heritage. You can tell for sure that you are now fully adopted as his own children because God sent the Spirit of his Son into our lives crying out, “Papa! Father!” Doesn’t that privilege of intimate conversation with […]

What The Bible Says

Proverbs 19:21  You can make many plans, but the Lord’s purpose will prevail. How did I get here? God used our past to bring us to where we are right now. None of us ended up in recovery by mistake. He knew a everything we were going to think, […]

Following Jesus

None of us intentionally set out to do the wrong thing. We do what we believe is right. Unfortunately, sometimes it isn’t. I first made a decision to recover from addiction in 1987. I entered rehab, I attended A.A. I learned and applied the Twelve Steps according to […]