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Vendor: Harvest House Publishers
Publication Date: 2012
Does Christianity have an answer for addiction? As longtime pastor Mike Quarles's alcoholism worsened over eight years, churches and Christians referred him to treatment, 12-Step programs, therapy nothing worked. Steve McVey, also a pastor, repeatedly dished out the same advice Mike received, with similarly poor results
Until, in their frustration, God led them back to basic, addiction-breaking truths of His Word. The authors explain these for readers who want to help someone or who struggle themselves, because freedom from addiction is found only when Christians
- fully believe what God says about their identity
- move beyond the 12-Step concept of inescapable addict identity
- stop harboring unforgiveness, get radically right with God, and dwell in who they are in Christ, which excludes engaging in addictive behaviors as a lifestyle
Material on codependency is included, as is information on implementing recovery/support groups for those leaving addiction and starting to live in God's glorious freedom.