Prayer and Fasting

The question comes up many times in Christian circles concerning fasting – whether a Christian should or should not. Is there any benefit or is this simply an “Old Testament” type of thing that we can ignore today? The truth is…fasting is for today! In fact, it is for now more than ever! Under normal circumstances, a fast is a voluntary … [Read More...]

Healing for the Hurting Heart

As children of God, most of us spend a considerable amount of our time trying to come to terms with what happened to us in the past. These past experiences have left us feeling the following negative emotions: Feaful Rejected Worthless Shameful Insecure Defiled Hopeless Our prayers and our desires all seem to focus on what … [Read More...]

A Light Unto My Path

The utter darkness of this world can be fully understood only by the believer who has experienced the transformation of the New Birth; his former standing in Satan's kingdom of darkness and his new one in the kingdom of God's dear Son provide a glaring contrast. Yes, the sinner saved by grace knows first-hand what the Lord Jesus Christ meant when … [Read More...]

Illicit Drug Use Among Older Adults

Illicit drug use generally declines as individuals move through young adulthood into middle adulthood and maturity, but research has shown that the baby-boom generation (persons born between 1946 and 1964) has relatively higher drug use rates than previous generations.  It has been predicted that, as the baby boom generation ages, past year … [Read More...]

9 Warning Signs

Many people think that relapse just happens or that it comes out of nowhere. However, relapse has a very predictable pattern that, if looked at closely, can be seen in most every case. There is always a reason for relapse. There is always a triggering event. There are always triggering events that transpire facilitating the individual to act out on … [Read More...]

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