Below are presentations from a live event for “Overcoming Addiction.” For the various counseling options available from this material visit www.summitrdu.com/counseling.
- The “Overcoming Addiction” seminar is also available in video format.
NOTE: Many people have asked how they can get a copy of the seminar notebook referenced in this verbal presentation. Summit members can pick up a copy of the notebook in the church office. For those outside the Summit family, you can request a copy from Summit’s admin over counseling at firstname.lastname@example.org (please note this is an administrative account; no individual or family counsel is provided through e-mail).
ADMIT I have a struggle I cannot overcome without God.
ACKNOWLEDGE the breadth and impact of my sin.
- Resource: My Commitment to Change
UNDERSTAND the origin, motive, and history of my sin.
- Resource: Addiction Journal
REPENT TO GOD for how my sin replaced and misrepresented Him.
CONFESS TO THOSE AFFECTED for harm done and seek to make amends.
For the “Confession Guide” click here: Confession Guide
RESTRUCTURE MY LIFE to rely on God’s grace and Word to transform my life.
IMPLEMENT the new structure pervasively with humility and flexibility.
- Resource: Overcoming Addiction Plan Eval Form
PERSEVERE in the new life and identity to which God has called me.
STEWARD all of my life for God’s glory.
- Blog Post: 9 Questions to Help You Steward All of Your Life for God’s Glory
- Appendix A: How to Conduct an Effective Intervention
If this post was beneficial for you, then consider reading other blogs from my “Favorite Posts on Addiction” post which address other facets of this subject.