Addiction and Recovery

Owning up to a mistake

The Healing Power of Owning Our Mistakes

Taking responsibility for our actions requires courage and honesty—and leads to peace.

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Bob L. and his wife, Alice

How Recovery from Alcohol Addiction Impacts Relationships

Bob L., a recovering alcoholic, was married twice before getting sober and finding Alice, his wife of over 25 years. He shares some of what he's learned about how sobriety can positively impact relationships.

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An addiciton counseling session

Healing Relationships in Recovery

An expert in addiction treatment explores the impact the disease has on relationships.

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AA helped Bob (here with his wife, Alice) learn to love unselfishly.

How Gratitude Helped Him Stay Sober

Despite a terminal cancer diagnosis, he feels blessed.

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A man writing a letter.

How a Letter Saved Him from Alcohol Addiction

After driving under the influence of alcohol, a message of faith propelled him to change his life around.

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A man walking on a path of light in the woods.

A Miraculous Release from Alcohol Addiction

After reading a certain Psalm over and over, he began a new life journey to overcome his addiction.

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A jailbird flies out of its birdcage.

She Conquered Her Addiction with Persistent Prayer

After being incarcerated, she turned to God and was overcome with a renewed sense of peace and strength.

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How a Divine Nudge Saved Two Lives

How a Divine Nudge Saved Two Lives

Two men recovering from alcohol addiction saved one another that day.

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Addiction and church

How to Respond When Addiction Comes to Church

Church should be a place of healing for those struggling with addiction.  

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A close up of an artist painting on canvas.

Why a Man Battling Addiction Painted 2,000 Angels

After a frightening encounter with cocaine, he experienced a divine intervention that inspired him to create art.

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A man walking away from cigarettes.

How the Power of Prayer Stopped His Nicotine Addiction

As he was reading a passage about overcoming addiction the lights went out. Suddenly a curious message from above sent him into action.

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A silhouette of a father and daughter holding hands as the sun sets.

His Addiction Was in God's Hands

Her husband dealt with alcohol addiction and it was tearing their family apart. Could she save their marriage?

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