Many Christian people suffer in silence because they have loved ones who addicted. In many cases the desire to “fix” the loved one turns into an addiction unto itself. The titles below are aimed at providing biblical solutions.
By Don Umphrey
Audience: People wishing to learn why some people in recovery return to the slavery of addiction and what it takes to maintain long-term freedom from addiction.
Info: Why do people return to an addictive substance, behavior or pattern of thinking after being free from it for months or even years? What does it take to maintain long-term freedom from addiction? The author provides illustrations from his own story of alcoholism and recovery. He also uses the children of Israel as slaves in ancient Egypt and their journey to the Promised Land as a metaphor for why people wish to return to slavery. This title may stand alone or may be used in conjunction with Deliver Us I.
235-page trade paperback, 19 chapters illustrated with 2 photos and 16 images - Retail price $14.99
By Don Umphrey
Audience: People wishing to discover why addictions occur and what it takes for an addicted individual to seek to change.
Info: The author uses his personal story of alcoholism and the Bible to describe why people initially turn to an addictive substance, behavior or pattern of thinking, the onset of denial whereby addicted individuals lie to themselves and follow a downward path toward self-destruction. Finally, this title details what it takes for a person to have a moment of clarity, leading to repentance, confession and seeking a God-centered life. Includes questions for self-examination and group discussion. This title may stand alone or may be used in conjunction with Deliver Us II.
191-page trade paperback, 12 chapters illustrated with 4 full-page graphics - Retail price $12.99
Combo: My Son: An Addict-Finding Hope for Him and Peace for Me & Journey to Recovery Through Christ: CASA's 12-Step Study Bible
All Bible passages in My Son: An Addict include page numbers in this Bible. This makes for easy cross-references, especially for those unaccustomed to navigating through the Word of God.
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The New Testament, Psalms and Proverbs from the New American Standard Bible; recovery annotations by Don Umphrey; editor, David "Buck" Griffith.
Audience: People who are seeking help because they have an addicted loved one or addicted individuals.
Info: May be used in conjunction with My Son: Addict—Finding Hope for Him and Peace for Me. Includes: More than 600 questions for self-examination or group study. A Step Overview for each of the 12 steps. 117 Step Reflections that connect step information to Bible passages. 63 Recovery Insights tied to verses aimed at additional spiritual growth. An Introduction tracing the roots of addiction to the Garden of Eden. A chapter detailing the origin of the steps and their biblical basis. Cross references throughout.
529 pages in a 6" by 9" format, soft cover - Retail price $19.95
By Janet P. Barnes
Audience: Bible-believing individuals who have addicted loved ones and are seeking solutions.
Info: Janet P. Barnes is a Christian mom who details how she was brought to her knees by vain attempts to fix her drug-addicted son. She describes her spiritual journey to recovery that resulted in a new relationship with Jesus Christ and with her own son. To guide people in finding the same spiritual solutions, her chapters are followed by workbook sections that include blanks for biblical fill-ins. You may use Janet’s volume in conjunction with Journey to Recovery Through Christ: CASA's 12-Step Study Bible where biblical citations in her book include page numbers found in this Bible plus other tie-ins. Or you may use any other NASB Bible© 1995.
216 pages in an 8 ½ by 11" format, soft cover - Retail price $16.95