Addiction

An artist's rendering of Indiana Jones gazing down from the edge of a cliff
God's Grace

How 'Indiana Jones' Helped to Preserve Her Sobriety

A month into her sobriety, she was experiencing a craving for alcohol she feared she couldn't overcome—until a forgotten scene from an action movie pulled her through.

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Matthew West Gets Personal On 'All In'
Music

Matthew West Gets Personal On 'All In'

The GRAMMY-nominated singer's latest album touches on his family, his personal walk with God, and how recovering addicts inspired him to write more music. 

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Comfort Food Diaries
Books

How Cooking Comfort Food Helped Her Heal

Emily Nunn was reeling from her brother’s suicide and her relapse into alcoholism. She found hope in the kitchen.

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Edward Grinnan, editor-in-chief of Guideposts
Addiction and Recovery

First and Last: Edward Grinnan on Moving from Hopeless to Hopeful

Edward Grinnan, Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief and author of The Promise of Hope, recalls his first drink and his last and discusses the difference sobriety has made in his life.

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Lynne’s proud of Ben’s progress; today he’s a mentor to recovering addicts and finishing college.
Addiction and Recovery

A Mother Learns to Turn Her Son's Addiction Over to God

He was kicked out of a sober-living home. Could she believe him when he said he was finally ready to give up drugs?

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A man deep in prayer as the sun sets against the ocean.
Addiction and Recovery

6 Prayers for Recovery from Addiction

Do you or a loved one struggle with addiction? Use these prayers to help you face the challenges of recovery.

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Glen Campbell
Music

Remembering Glen Campbell

A Rhinestone Cowboy who gave himself over completely to God

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12-Step Sayings for Everyone
Positive Thinking

12-Step Sayings for Everyone

These sayings associated with 12-step programs offer hope--whether or not you are recovering from an addiction.

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Andrea Freidenthaler with grandson Devon
Addiction and Recovery

She Learned to Let Go and Let God Help Her Addicted Grandson

Both her adult son and his son, whom she adopted, struggled with substance abuse. Was her approach to parenting in some way enabling?

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Saved by a Pair of Tiny Angels
Angels

Saved by a Pair of Tiny Angels

A troubled man who steps into a church is uplifted by two heavenly little girls.

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