Tag: Addictions Victorious
Involuntary Commitments to Treatment?
What an interesting concept being considered in New Jersey right now: involuntary commitments for addicts who need to go to treatment but are resistant to enter a program. With 2,221 drug overdose deaths in 2016, New Jersey government leaders are contemplating involuntary placements for addicted people. In the past, substance abuse has not been a qualifying condition for involuntary placements […]
How does an “addiction” affect a marriage?
Tomorrow night, I’ll be speaking in New Jersey on the subject of addictions. One of the things we will likely discuss is the impact of an addiction upon a marriage. Addiction is a SIN not a disease as the world teaches. Often, a spouse caught in the trap of addiction is committing sins against a spouse (like adultery, spending money […]
God is Sovereign – even over New Jersey!
Well, it’s been a very long day! I got up at 4 a.m. to catch a flight out of Birmingham to New Jersey to be the featured speaker at an Addictions Victorious banquet of 400 people. God had other plans. While sitting at the airport waiting for the severe weather to clear, that first delay cleared and then the attendant […]