Why I Wrote “How Not to Raise an Addict”*

by: Mark Shaw Focus Publishing produced my booklet, How Not to Raise an Addict, to help parents to raise children that love God. Obviously, parents are not in control of their children’s hearts or their children’s decisions to follow Christ, but they can learn...

Desperate Parents Need Real Help! (Part 2)

by: Brenda Payne As a parent who personally understands the heartbreak of addiction, I know the desperation of wanting to help my child while dealing with the desolation of my own heart.  With so much at stake, parents need to know where to turn for help. How does the...

Desperate Parents Need Real Help (Part 1)

by: Brenda Payne “Simon Peter answered him, “Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life, and we have believed, and have come to know, that you are the Holy One of God” (John 6:68-69*). Epidemic! Crisis! Emergency! Dilemma! Plight! These words...
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