Addictions and Practical Theology (Welch)

Some years ago Edward Welch wrote a helpful book on addictions called Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave: Finding Hope in the Power of the Gospel. To be sure, there are many and various dynamics of addiction. One book is not going to be able to address every aspect or angle of addiction. But Welch's… Continue reading Addictions and Practical Theology (Welch)

Addictions, Grace, and the Church

I appreciated the article by Tim Lane in the recent Journal of Biblical Counseling: Godly Intoxication: The Church Can Minister to Addicts.  Christian churches should be places where addicts (and other sinners!) can go to hear the gospel of forgiveness preached all the time.  Many people today struggle with all sorts of addictions - from drugs… Continue reading Addictions, Grace, and the Church