Addiction and Recovery, Stories of Hope

A Bible study group holding hands as a Bible rests in the center of the table.
Addiction and Recovery

Bible Study Fellowship: The Cure for Her Addiction

Thanks to a Bible study and a little green journal she was able to confide to God about her addiction.

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Author and former NBA All-Star Vin Baker
Addiction and Recovery

An Excerpt from Vin Baker's 'God and Starbucks'

In this excerpt from his memoir, former NBA star Vin Baker shares how his faith fueled his journey through addiction into recovery.

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The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. December 2016
Addiction and Recovery

A New York Christmas with Family

Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief found strength in his family during the holidays even though his sobriety was still fragile.

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Guideposts Senior Editor Jim Hinch
Addiction and Recovery

A Reason for Hope: Stories of Recovery

Senior Editor Jim Hinch looks back at our year-long series on addiction and shares what he learned from overseeing it.

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Michael (left) and his business partner, Steven Cook, at Broad Street Ministry in Philadelphia
Addiction and Recovery

Having Overcome Addiction, This Acclaimed Chef Gives Back to Others

His love for Israeli food and his faith in a higher power helped this James Beard Award recipient reclaim his life.

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Her Loving Grandpa Saved Her From Addiction
Addiction and Recovery

Her Loving Grandpa Saved Her From Addiction

How her grandfather guided her to change her life for the better.

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Joanna and her mother prepare a sober haven for the holidays.
Addiction and Recovery

A Frank Conversation Helped Her Family Reclaim Christmas

How do you deal with addicted family members at the holidays? Learn how this mother and daughter set boundaries

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Becca Stevens, founder and president of Thistle Farms
Stories of Hope

Thistle Farms Is Helping Women Reclaim Their Lives

Becca Stevens discusses the mission of Thistle Farms, a community of women who are healing from prostitution, trafficking, addiction and abuse.

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Dr. Thomas Andrew in his days as New Hampshire’s chief medical examiner
Addiction and Recovery

Why This Former Pathologist Is Going to Seminary

He witnessed the opioid epidemic, but the memory of a Boy Scout leader led him to a new path.

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An artist's rendering of a woman in distress surrounded by praying hands
Addiction and Recovery

The Prayers of Others Saw Her Through Opioid Withdrawal

In the throes of flagrant opioid withdrawal, she was beginning to despair, but the prayers of friends and strangers lifted her up.

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