Churches can and should minister to people caught in addictions. Tim Lane’s “Godly Intoxication” sets forth a vision. He cogently summarizes the dynamics of addiction, the dynamics of change, and the dynamics of the love of God. These core understandings feed directly into how vibrantly functioning church communities can offer exactly the sort of help an addict most needs.
Godly Intoxication: The Church Can Minister to Addicts
from the Journal of Biblical Counseling 26:2 | 2012