How Do You Pray for Your Prodigal?

by Brenda Payne I have heard it said the greatest battles are won on our knees! It is in fact, parental helplessness that forces us from a standing posture of “I can fix this” to a kneeling posture of “Oh, God, help, only You can fix this.” It’s not enough to pray...

Addiction Intervention

For those who may have missed seeing this yesterday, Dr. Mark Shaw shares on the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors blog about Addiction Intervention....

Gospel Hope for an Epidemic

Image by Emilian Danaila from Pixabay by: Mark Shaw An incredible number of 64,000 accidental overdose deaths occurred in 2016 in the United States of America. To put that number of souls in perspective, more American people accidentally died in one year due to...

“It pleases me to please me.”

by Oliver Underwood Why is addiction increasingly prevalent? Soak This In! While reading these stats1 you will see points marked in bold font. Do not think numbers! Instead, think fathers, mothers, grandparents, and children. Percent of adults aged 18 and over who...

Referring an Addict for Detox and Medical Care

by: Mark Shaw Two questions I am often asked are, “When do I refer an addict I am counseling for a medical detox?” and, “What drugs require detox?” Since I am neither a medical doctor nor a medically-trained professional, my answers are straightforward and simple:...