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A NewDay of Hope for the Opioid Epidemic

Today’s announcement by the President that the opioid crisis will now be a national public health emergency will bring heightened awareness to this long-standing problem. That’s the good news. My hope is that the federal government will recognize faith-based entities like the places where I have been employed to be supported. Old approaches have not been working. It is time […]


No Greater Love for “Addicts”

I love our Savior: Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. (John 15:13) What greater love can someone offer another person than to lay down His life and that’s precisely what Jesus did for sinners which includes “addicts” and “alcoholics” who really are idolaters and drunkards, biblically-speaking! You see, when we […]


Coca-cola addiction? Really?

Very sad story out of New Zealand. A 30 year old woman dies and the family blames a poor diet and her consumption of 10 liters per day of Coca-cola for her death. Read the full article here: http://www.smh.com.au/world/is-coke-addictive-coroner-takes-on-soft-drinks-giant-20130213-2ebor.html The article cites one person as saying “her Coke habit had become an addiction: ‘She would get moody and get headaches […]