Addictions


Addictions | Oct. 16 2020

CWJC mentor nurtures long-lasting relationships

Back in 2008, we told the story of Janet Gillispie, a woman who had no qualms about sharing where God had brought her and what He’d brought... [READ MORE]

Addictions | Oct. 8 2020

Pandemic limits recovery group meetings, exacerbates addiction issues

Social distancing guidelines and limits on in-person gatherings affected life for most Americans, but those in addiction recovery felt a tremendous... [READ MORE]

Addictions | Oct. 6 2020

Addiction recovery ministry perseveres as pandemic takes toll

In nearly 40 years of addiction ministry, Harvest Evangelism founder Rick Hagans has never witnessed a sweeter, more honest graduation than the... [READ MORE]

Addictions | Oct. 1 2020

Christians Must Be Politically Active and Aware, Godfrey Contends

“I’ve often heard people say, ‘Christians shouldn’t be involved in politics. But if Christians aren’t, then who will be? This only... [READ MORE]

Addictions | May. 11 2020

Foundry Ministries continues perfecting ‘secret sauce,’ transforming lives

Gradine’s smile can light up a room. When one hears her story, it doesn’t take long to realize she is a new person inside and out – and... [READ MORE]

Addictions | Aug. 27 2019

Each Harvest Evangelism graduate has unique story

Fourteen graduates of Harvest Evangelism’s recovery program celebrated one year free from addiction in a service held July 20 at First United... [READ MORE]

Addictions | Aug. 18 2016

Lottery won’t give healthier future to our children, Alabama pediatrician says

By Dr. Marsha Raulerson Shame on us. The lottery is no way to finance the Medicaid program that provides health insurance for more than a million... [READ MORE]

Addictions | Aug. 4 2016

Christian father survives family tragedy, shares hope to encourage others in journey

Steve Hutton’s family was the “typical cute Southern Baptist yuppie family, even with a real-live white picket fence in the backyard.”... [READ MORE]

Addictions | Apr. 14 2016

Final court ruling against VictoryLand could end electronic bingo saga

Using firm language, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled against VictoryLand’s casino forfeiture case March 31. The decision allows the state to... [READ MORE]

Addictions | Mar. 3 2016

Rapid rise of overdose deaths in Alabama mirrors national statistics

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist In the lead up to February’s New Hampshire presidential primaries, candidates Ted Cruz and Carly... [READ MORE]