Learn how to help people who are struggling with life-controlling problems from those who have experience and a passion to teach others.Learn More
It is impractical to think the ministerial staff alone can deal with the hurts and staggering needs that most congregations face. In truth, this work should be the responsibility of the entire local body of Christ.Continue
The basic group in Living Free’s system of small groups is the Insight Group. The Insight Group is a meaningful nine-week experience to help your entire church family and community.Continue
Living Free is so incredible, as it opens each participant's eyes to the practical application of the Scripture. I can honestly say this is a ministry that raises a standard of truth and transparency. Sometimes I am simply blown away by what God is doing through Living Free.
... I eat, drink and sleep Living Free. Why? Because it works."
I'm currently going to your Living Free class and it has helped me a lot with the daily struggles that life has thrown my way and I just wanted to say thanks for everything that you all do for people in tough situations like me. You all have helped open my eyes and my heart and helped me realize I don't want to live the way I was living anymore."
Daily devotions emailed weekdays. These short devotions address common life struggles that may be affecting you or someone you care about. We invite you to use them in your personal quiet times and also to share them with friends, Sunday school classes, Bible study groups, or wherever you feel the message will minister.
As I worked a drug prevention program in public high schools a few years ago, I was surprised to hear the conversation [concerning the addictions] of rural area students very similar to the conversation of urban area students.Read more
Vernon E. Johnson, founder and president emeritus of the Johnson Institute in Minneapolis, observed (without trying to prove any theory) literally thousands of alcoholics, their families, and other people surrounding them. He writes, “We came up with the discovery that alcoholics showed certain specific conditions with a remarkable consistency” (8).Read more
What can you do for your loved one when they don’t want help?
A father came to me recently with great concern for his daughter. “She is 23, living in our home, working a job, and using drugs. She has refused our advice and rejected our offer to get help with her drug use problem. What can we do?”Read more