Category Archives: Celebrate Recovery

Can Christians Be Depressed Part III – The Road Ahead

The choice is ours, it always has been.

Our freedom or captivity, depression or joy, has nothing to do with the outside circumstances surrounding our life. But they have everything to do with the condition of our heart, soul, mind, body, and spirit.  Continue reading

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Can Christians Be Depressed Part II – An Honest Look Inside Pandora’s Box

It’s all about the onion layers…

It’s like we need to wade through the however many years of carnality and misconceptions we came to believe about ourselves, others, and God before we can see the real Imago Dei in each of us.   Continue reading

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Soap: Day Two – Unfailing Love and Faithfulness

Jesus is God and lived among us – this is truly beyond human comprehension. How can anyone truly believe that to be true? Do I? The very foundation of Step Two of 12-step recovery work is “Came to believe that a power greater than myself could restore me to sanity.” Continue reading

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Another Captive Set Free

BREAKTHROUGH!!! In my opinion, this blog entry is 8 years overdue, but alas everything is in God’s time. I’m not even sure where to start. It’s been so long since I’ve posted I’ve probably lost all my original readers and … Continue reading

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50 Days of Promises (47) Looking Back To Move Forward

Philippians 3:12-14 Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me. 13 Brothers and sisters, I do … Continue reading

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Think About Such Things

Any strongholds that continue to plague us as we press into our shared journey of redemption as disciples of Jesus Christ is not anything that surprises or offends God. Yes He hates sin, but He loves us! It isn’t 3 strikes your out or even 300 strikes your out. Continue reading

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The Cost of Discipleship

Luke 14:28  For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it? I’ve shared my testimony before –  sexually and physically abused in childhood, a rebellious … Continue reading

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