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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

The SPSARV Grant Program provides small seed grants to assist in starting or strengthening a substance abuse and/or related violence ministry. Grants are awarded to congregations, ministries, recovery groups, treatment centers, addiction awareness campaigns, counseling opportunities, and workshops. The next deadline for applying for grants is...

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Step Eight.

Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all.

 

Step Nine.

Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.

 

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Step Eight.

Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all.

 

Step Nine.

Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.

 

Making Peace with Enemies

Proverbs 16:10...

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Step Eight.

Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all.

 

Step Nine.

Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.

 

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Step 6.

Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character.

 

Step 7.

Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.

 

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Step 6.

Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character.

 

Step 7.

Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.

 

Looking In The Mirror

Luke 11:34-36

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Step 6.

Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character.

 

Step 7.

Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.

 

God as our Source of Strength against Temptation

James 1:13-18, New Century Version

Friday, March 22, 2013

Read an article by Juliana Mecera, SPSARV's program associate, on a recent roundtable on various forms of violence with women delegates from the World Student Christian Federation.

The delegates from 10 different countries were in New York for the annual meeting of the...

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Step Five.

Admitted to God, to ourselves and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.

 

Cleansing Through Confession

Matthew 3:1-6, New Century Version

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Step Five.

Admitted to God, to ourselves and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.

 

Forgiveness

John 20:22-23

Then [Jesus] breathed on them and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit. If you forgive anyone’s sins, they are forgiven. If you refuse to forgive...

Sunday, March 10, 2013

As college students head out for spring break destinations across the U.S. and abroad, HadEnough, a movement of United Methodist young people committed to preventing substance abuse, launched a nationwide campaign on March 11 to help students make informed decisions when faced...

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Step Four.

Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.

 

Dealing with our Fears


Luke 12:4-5

[Jesus said] “Dear friends, don’t be afraid of those who want to kill you. They can only kill the body; they cannot do any more to you. But I’ll tell you...

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Step Four.

Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.

 

Keeping Our Natural Instincts in Check

 

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

SPSARV continues to offer scholarship funds for persons engaged in or starting substance abuse ministries within The United Methodist Church throughout the world. Scholarships are granted for trainings and workshops to support United Methodist Church laity and clergy in becoming informed and compassionate responders to the effects of substance...

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Step Three.

Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him.

 

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