This short talk considers the bleeding woman in Mark 5, and what the Gospel tells us about how we heal.
What is addiction? How can the Church help? Should the Church help? The answer is yes, and there are some good reasons why.
The second of this two-part series (following “What Can Christians Learn About Devotion from Addicts?“) considers recovery from addiction, and the flawed belief that just quitting drugs and getting a Read More
If my testimony about my struggle with addiction tells us anything, it’s that addicts know something about devotion. We’re devoted to the wrong thing, certainly. But is there something Christians Read More
Churches have the potential for great work in healing those in recovery. Unfortunately, few realize this potential. One Catholic ministry near Philadelphia began when concerned parishioners attended an early daily Read More
Cross-posted from djmitchellauthor.com. How is addiction treated in this country? There’s no single answer. There isn’t even a standard for what makes treatment successful. Some measure years of abstinence. Some Read More