A Twelve Step Program
Algonac Baptist Church
Every Saturday at 7:00 PM in the church basement
ďLife Recovery doesnít mean our addictions never existedÖ
It means our addictions no longer control us.Ē
Life Recovery at Algonac Baptist Church is a simple but challenging program that directs us in a daily process of seeking Godís will for our life instead of demanding to go on our own way. Life Recovery is letting God do for us what we cannot do for ourselves while also taking the steps necessary to draw closer to our Creator and Redeemer. It is allowing God to heal our wounded soul so we can eventually help others in the process of healing.
Let us set out together on the journey toward healing and newfound strength Ė not strength found within ourselves, but strength found through trusting God and allowing Him to direct our decisions and plans. This journey will take us through the Twelve Steps and other materials designed to help us focus on the provisions our powerful God offers for recovery. As we rely primarily on Godís Holy Word, our lives will be enriched while we expand our understanding of the God who loves us and sent His Son to die that we might be made whole.
Without God there is no recovery, only disappointing substitutions and repeated failure. We pray that the resources used in this program will help us all better understand who God is and how He wants to heal our brokenness and set us on the path toward wholeness.
You have probably figured out that our entire approach in this Life Recovery program is based on Godís Holy Word-The Bible. The Bible is the greatest book on recovery ever written. It records how the world began and how God created it to be good. Then it tells us about the beginning of sin Ė about the first time people decided to reject Godís plan. It spells out the fatal consequences that result from rejecting Godís program. But the Bible doesnít leave us in despair. It reveals a plan for recovery and the source of the power to accomplish it. It provides us with the only pathway to wholeness Ė Godís program for reconciliation and healing.
God has given us a plan for the recovery of His broken people and creation. We meet numerous individuals whose hurting lives are restored through the wisdom and power of God. We meet the God who is waiting with arms outstretched for all of us to turn back to Him, seek after His will and recover the wonderful life He has for each of us.
If you may have been involved or heard about other addiction recovery programs, you will be familiar with some of the methods encountered while you take this journey with us. Here are highlights.
Other methods we will use:
Well, thatís it! There are no fancy gimmicks or events to this program. At Algonac Baptist Church we glorify God through multiplying fully committed followers of Christ. We hope you will join us on this journey toward Life Recovery.