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A Spiritually-Maturing Athlete: Ben Roethlisberger

For several years in a row, Pittsburgh Steelers NFL quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s offseason news stories were quite troubling. Negative reports included two accusations of sexual assault, a motorcycle wreck, and involvement in some controversial situations. Ben...

Meet a Program: The Lighthouse in Ft. Wayne, IN

Written by Pastor Wes Pinkley Every Tuesday night in Fort Wayne Indiana you will find a community impacted by The Lighthouse. Founded by director Brandon Bower, this transitional living program seeks to help men recover from addiction and engage in meaningful life,...

COVID-19 and the Heart of Gambling

We are in the middle of a pandemic that has created a ripple effect in many ways. Our normal routines have been shattered. Non-essential places are closed. We can’t meet with friends in-person. Group gatherings have been banned. In addition, professional sporting...

Universal Loss and a Message of Great Gain

In my lifetime, I cannot recall living in a time as unique as the one in which we are living right now. I’ve never experienced a pandemic, and the “stay at home” mandate is unprecedented for me. I am out of sorts, not in a routine, don’t have a dedicated space to work...

Featuring our 20th Podcast

Steve Barnett's Testimony of Transformation For our 20th TAC Podcast, we have a special edition featuring Steve Barnett’s testimony of transformation. Steve shares a powerful picture of how disciple-making in an addict’s life is the catalyst for how Jesus Christ can...

Addiction Recovery Programs During a Pandemic

Residential addiction facilities are faced with unique challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine restrictions. This is a good reminder to share the Good News of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, redeem our time, and re-prioritize tasks.

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