Faith Fighting Addiction

What is Faith Fighting Addiction?

The Faith Fighting Addiction Program helps houses of worship use their resources and community influence to prevent the onset of opioid misuse and abuse, help congregants affected by opioid use disorder, and remove the stigma from opioids. This clergy–designed program is initially focusing on prayer and is conducted with support from Austin’s Opioid Education Fund.

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Articles

A Little Shame Goes a Long Way

A Little Shame Goes a Long Way

Shame is common among those that suffer from substance addiction. A common response to a substance abuser from those with a Christian background is, “You should be ashamed.” While disappointment in the one struggling is natural, just how effective is the shaming response?

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A Call for the Christian Church

A Call for the Christian Church

As people of faith, we are called to mobilize our forces to be agents of God’s redemption and deliverance in our communities. Jesus commissions the church to be on a mission of deliverance and redemption. This is a picture of a church on the offensive against the powers of darkness and addiction, not one waiting inside behind a closed door for someone in need to perhaps find their way in.

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Carry Your Dirt With You

Carry Your Dirt With You

Why did Naaman the Syrian carry dirt from Israel back home to Syria with him? Did his wife say to him when he got back, “You went to Israel and all you got me was a pile of dirt?” What did the dirt symbolize? Read to learn how a willingness to listen humbly, to be obedient, and a commitment to walk daily with the Lord can bring healing to our lives.

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