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I Gave Up Gossip for Lent Dena Dyer shares her experience of giving up gossiping for lent, what it taught her about spiritual disciplines, and how it prepared her to be wowed by the resurrection story again. Resource type: Article Source: The High Calling Author: Dena Dyer
Choppy Seas, Calm Spirits In Mark 4: 35-41, Jesus proves his power over the chaos of the sea. His calm in the storm reveals the disciples still possess a dry land, fair weather faith. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: Patheos Author: Alyce M. McKenzie Addicted to the Institution "I think we need to honestly admit that we have an addiction to titles, structures, and bureaucracies." An honest voice from within the leadership of a major denomination raises thoughtful questions about legitimacy, trust, and power. Resource type: Article Source: Ministry Matters Author: Bill Mefford Hymn: When Weary Times Confront The Soul This hymn is about health and healing for those who serve. It is based on as sermon preached on Isaiah 40:21-31 and Mark 1:29-39. Resource type: Song/Hymn Source: Discipleship Ministries Author: F. Richard Garland The Hidden Social Costs of Gambling - Study Guide Adult Sunday School Class and study guide about gambling culture. Focusing on Deuteronomy 15:7-11, it examines the societal impact of gambling addiction and gambling centers, as well as potential Christian responses. Resource type: Study Guide Source: The Christian Reflection Project Author: Robert B. Kruschwitz Addiction and Deceit Ken Bazyn offers a brief thought on the dangers of gluttony and addiction, particularly the deceitfulness that almost naturally follows. Resource type: Book Quote Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Author: Ken Bazyn Finding Healing after Addiction Worship planning notes, a responsive reading, and music suggestions revolving around themes of healing and addiction for planning an Anti-Addiction Day worship service. Resource type: Song/Hymn Source: The African American Lectionary Author: Michelle Riley Jones Overcoming Addiction Practical worship planning ideas, an introductory video, a responsive reading or call to worship based on Psalm 51:1-2 and Jeremiah 31:31-34, and music suggestions for an Anti-Addiction service. Resource type: Song/Hymn Source: The African American Lectionary Author: Michelle Riley Jones Anti-Addiction Day Through our own willpower, we cannot overcome addictions. When we relinquish and let God rescue us through Jesus, something miraculous happens. This commentary on Romans 7:14-25 reminds us that we can always start again. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: The African American Lectionary Author: Joseph Evans Love and Addiction An interview with Dr. Kent Dunnington explores topics of faith, addiction, love, and the future of Protestant universities. He draws insights from his book "Addiction and Virtue" which helps us rethink the nature of addiction. Resource type: Article Source: Ministry Matters Author: Clifton Stringer Addiction In this video, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove talks about addictions and where to find freedom. Resource type: Audio/Video Source: The Work of the People Author: Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove Addictions (Youth Version) Inspired by 1 John 1:6-9 and Matthew 5:14, this skit adapted for a youth audience highlights themes of sin, addiction, and denial through a monologue about deluding ourselves into believing that our addictions aren't harmful. Resource type: Drama Source: The Skit Guys Author: Tami Duncan Full Text Hymns on Addiction To Live Our Lives Addiction-FreePD
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A Prayer for Those Struggling with Addiction This is a prayer for chaplains and spiritual companions to share as they walk alongside those who struggle with addiction. Resource type: Element of Worship Source: The CRC Network Author: Chris Klein Anti-Addiction Day Raquel Lettsome provides commentary on 1 Corinthians 6:12, 20, illustrations, song selections, and other worship resources for Anti-Addiction Day. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: The African American Lectionary Author: Raquel St. Clair Lettsome Addiction Is a Picture of False Worship This sermon illustration for Exodus 32:6, Isaiah 45:20, and Romans 1:23-24 compares the image of a heroin addict on the verge of death but still clinging to their addiction, to the consequences of idolatry. Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Preaching Today Author: Kent Dunnington Woman At The Well Darla French talks about her journey from death to life--from drug addiction and prostitution to new life in Jesus--and explains how her conversion was influenced by connection with other people. Resource type: Audio/Video Source: The Work of the People Author: Darla French Preaching About Pornography and Addiction An article encouraging pastors to give homilies warning of the dangers of pornography, with scriptural arguments for breaking the cycle of addiction which can be used in preaching. Resource type: Article Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review Author: John Splinter, PhD Confessions of a Sex Addict An illustrative story about a married Christian man who seemed to have it all together, but was secretly a sex addict. After confessing his lusts, he realized hidden sins are a tool of Satan's (Proverbs 28:13). Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Preaching Today Author: Gregg Lewis Anti-Addiction Day This commentary by Emerson B. Powery reflects on the nature of tests, temptations, sin, confession, and forgiveness, all in the context of the issue of harmful addictions. Powery connects these themes through James 1:13-16. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: The African American Lectionary Author: Emerson B. Powery Man Overcomes Gambling Addiction In this sermon illustration appropriate for Proverbs 12:15, 14:12, or 16:25, the testimony of a former gambling addict describes the effects of addiction and the life-changing power of the gospel when salvation is found. Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Preaching Today Author: John W. Kennedy
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