Sponsor

Sponsor

You may have at least a vague idea of what a sponsor is, but maybe you’re wondering why you even need one. Principle 4: Openly examine and confess my faults to myself, to God, and to someone I trust.  “Happy are the pure in heart.” Matthew 5:8 Step 4: We made a...
Action

Action

Even after taking the first two steps we can still be stuck in the cycle of failure: Guilt > Anger > Fear > Depression.  How do we get “unstuck”? How do we get past the barriers of pride, fear, guilt, worry and doubt that keep us from taking this step? The...
Turn

Turn

Principle 3: Consciously choose to commit all my life and will to Christ’s care and control. Happy are the meek. Matthew 5:5 Step 3: We made a decision to turn our lives and our wills over to the care of God. Therefore, I urge you brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to...
Sanity

Sanity

Principle 2: Earnestly believe that God exists, that I matter to Him, and that He has the power to help me recover. “Happy are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” (Matthew 5:4) Step 2: We came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us...
Hope

Hope

Having worked through our DENIAL and accepting our POWERLESSNESS, we now recognize that our HOPE is found only in Jesus Christ! Principle 2: Earnestly believe that God exists, that I matter to Him, and that He has the power to help me recover.   “Happy are those who...
7 Reasons We Get Stuck Lesson

7 Reasons We Get Stuck Lesson

There are seven major areas in which I have seen individuals get “stuck” at some point in their recoveries. It is important that you are familiar with each of them so you help them get “unstuck.” You have not completely worked the previous principle Perhaps you are...