Ralph’s Testimony: A One Man Crime Wave Saved By Christ
Mark’s Testimony: A Liar & A Thief Saved By Grace
From Sleeping In A Graveyard To Walking With The Living God
WATCH ME OR I WILL NOT BE HAPPY!
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What Do A Group of Violent Thieves, Liars, Drug Addicts, Alcohol Abusers & Ex Convicts Have In Common?
The answer is ‘nothing‘ until you throw Jesus Christ into the mix! Let me introduce you to the four new housemates at James Ramsay House. JRH is a Victorian house owned by Niddrie Community Church and is situated…
Working With Addictions (4): A Choice Not a Disease?
The fundamental question in any discussion with those battling addictions is: How did we end up where we are today? Addiction always has a starting point. Everybody began somewhere and, often, for very different reasons. What probably began as a bit of fun or something ‘now and then’…
Shalom in our Schemes: Impossible Ideal or Gospel Soaked Reality?
The righteous care about justice for the poor, but the wicked have no such concern (Prov. 29:7). Shalom has become a popular buzzword in certain evangelical circles, particularly around the whole ‘justice for the oppressed’ debate. What do we exactly mean by the word Shalom? Tim Keller…
How Do We Disciple Former Drug Addicts?
By Andy Constable We live in a community that has been heavily damaged by drugs. Most of the people that we work with have a steady diet of prescribed as well as street (unprescribed) drugs running through their system everyday. We have seen a handful of addicts over the last few years saved by the gospel and wonderfully changed by God. Is there anything that we need to…
The Christian & The War On Drugs (2)
Is the idea of treating addiction as a disease preventing addicts from overcoming their problems? Daily Telegraph writer and recovering alcoholic Damian Thompson, who has written a new book on the subject, explains that what worries him is the way addicted behaviour is “spreading around society”. “There is an acceleration of addictiveness”, he told…