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Ordained by God

23 years ago my marriage was orchestrated and ordained by God before I had ever invited him into my life, let alone the marriage to my husband 3 years ago. I wrote our entire wedding ceremony myself. I carefully and intentionally excluded any reference to God in any way. At the time we got married […]

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The Roles of Faith and Spirituality in Recovery

In 2014, roughly 21.5 million people aged 12 and older had a substance abuse disorder. The following year, it jumped to 27.1 million. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the numbers have only increased since then. Many of the individuals who suffer from substance addiction today don’t receive treatment. And […]

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How does God break the power of addiction?

A question was asked at alumni night at The Home of Grace the other day. It was, “how does God end addiction?” Well, let’s attempt to tackle that question. There are a few things we need to discuss to answer this question. So, let’s get to it. by Greg Bufkin   ADDICTION IS A CONSEQUENCE OF […]

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Walking By Faith

“Through many dangers, toils and snares, We have already come., T’was grace that brought us safe thus far, And grace will lead us home,” John Newton by John Kaniecki   “For we walk by faith, not by sight.” God Life is a road with many unexpected twists and turns. There is always danger at every turn, seen and unseen. […]

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The Benefits of Faith-Based Recovery

Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob, the founders of the first Twelve Step Program had the right idea about incorporating a God of each individual’s understanding into their program. In addition to being a physiological and psychological disease, addiction often carries a spiritual component. Faith-based recovery is beneficial because it treats the psychological and spiritual component. […]

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Biblical Christian help for drug addiction

Are you ready to get help for drug problems?  You are not alone!   Christian healing broken heart is essential to getting better.  Learn what the Bible say about drugs and human struggle. Getting Help With Drug Addiction Drug addiction is a tricky business. The balance of chemicals and receptors in the brain is drastically altered, thereby altering your […]

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Shimmering Lights

Fireworks in the pitch black sky, Lighting it up for the fourth of July. In this moment, the world stops turning, Forgiving and forgetting its turmoil churning. The thousands of sparkling shimmering lights, Remind me of the men and women who still fight. We remember all of those who have passed, In our hearts and […]

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When Addiction Steals Your Identity: The Role of Willingness

  “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink.” So goes the old adage. And probably nowhere is the saying truer than in the world of recovery, where rebounding from the disease of addiction must begin with a willingness to heal on the part of the person whose identity addiction has […]

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What is the Root Cause of the Spiritual Illness Called Addiction?

The Real Problem Behind Addiction Is A Spiritual Problem The only way an addict can ever have a real choice to stop self-medicating the symptoms of addiction is if he or she can understand and treat the real problem that gives rise to the symptoms to begin with. But what is the real problem the […]

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Understanding God’s Word… ‘Teach Us to Pray’

God uses a form of spiritual technology, a system of communication that may seem baffling at first to many people. It’s called prayer. Effective prayer also requires training.     When my employer first instructed me to learn to use a computer, my mind went numb. My idea of high tech was using a mechanical […]

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Molten Lives

Snatched from a young daughter’s tiny arms. Drunken thieves uncaring as to the harm. Their pride, only bruised, ran you down…. That dark May night far from town. A small child’s destiny eternally changed. At that immortal speed not just metal rearranged. What was it like, as you rode between the veil of heaven and […]

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