The Problem with Religion

November 16, 2020 0

Religion is powerful. It has justified and motivated wars that have killed millions of people. And it has moved people to great social change, from nonviolent movements like the abolition Read More

Miracles Among Us?

November 6, 2020 0

Do you see miracles in the world? I do. Every person who recovers from addiction is evidence of God’s work in the world. That may be the best reason why Read More

In-Person Meetings are on the horizon

September 27, 2020 0

We tried internet meetings. They didn’t work. It’s hard to build trust between people who have never met! Now we’re planning a return to F2F meetings– socially distanced of course. Read More

Change your habits, change your mind

September 21, 2020 0

The word “repent” comes from a Greek word that also gives us “metanoia”–transformation. How do we transform? We change our habits! That’s not as easy as it sounds, but it Read More

Dealing with Depression

September 17, 2020 0

Depression can make us feel like we can’t do the very things we need to do to get better. What can we do about it? First, recognize where our depression Read More

Getting Out

September 5, 2020 0

Whether it’s jail or rehab, how does an addict stay clean when they get out? I met William in his last week at a program that helped former inmates deal Read More

Overcoming Fear

September 1, 2020 0

Fear plagues our nation and our lives. How can we overcome it? This talk suggests two simple questions that put our fear in its place.

Another Take on Addiction

August 31, 2020 0

This article by Conan Milner provides an interesting challenge to the two most popular models of addiction, disease and choice. If addiction is a spiritual disease, then the cure has Read More

How Do We Heal?

August 17, 2020 0

This short talk considers the bleeding woman in Mark 5, and what the Gospel tells us about how we heal.

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