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RECOVERY: GENUINE OR SIMPLY TOLERABLE???

I once was a slave to an addiction.  My addiction eventually led to criminal acts that resulted in incarceration.  Following the exposure of my addiction I managed to live a tolerable recovery.  Little was I aware that God was working in my life and desired that I experience genuine r
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THE SIGNIFICANCE OF HIS RESURRECTION!!!

This is the season to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ our Savior.  Too often we share our thoughts to prove the resurrection.  However, most folks I talk to do not doubt the resurrection.  They fail to recognize the significance of the event. Let me encourage each of us to
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Obedience

OBEDIENCE IS BETTER THAN SACRIFICE…. …NOT OBEDIENCE RATHER THAN SACRIFICE   Last Wednesday I left the office early and took an overnight trip.  I picked up Ken, one of God’s trophies, and made my way to Sebring, Florida to visit with my 98 years young Aunt Julia.  A number of dec
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A Great Night!

What an evening.  The 10th annual benefit for Christian 12 Step was an awesome celebration.  Above all Jesus was honored as testimonies were shared by overcomers whose lives have been recovered and saved from addictions.  Thank you Jason, Don, Alan, Josh, and Ken for your encouraging
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Save the Date!

       Don’t Forget!!! Christian 12 Step Ministry Annual Banquet and Benefit with Silent Auction and Verbal Auction Saturday, March 1, 2014, 5:30 pm At the Ocala Hilton We are anticipating a great evening of celebration and worship.  Hors d’oeuvres at 5:30 pm.  Come and enjoy the sile
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THE FIRST CHRISTIAN 12 STEP MEETING

How many people have we read about in the Bible that was good prospective candidates for a recovery group? Let’s read Luke 19:1-10  Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through it.   A man was there named Zacchaeus who was chief tax collector and a very rich man.   He was tryin
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An Open Letter to You in 2014: The Same Old Message for a Brand New Year

Borrowed from Mike Riccardi New Year 2014  As we approach the beginning of the New Year, many people are reflecting on the previous year and how they’ve lived their lives, and are making resolutions and determinations to live better in the coming year, whatever that may mean. The proc
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The True Meaning Of Christmas

“What is the true meaning of Christmas?” The true meaning of Christmas is love. John 3:16-17says, “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the
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What Is Your Excuse?

What’s your excuse?  When you feel like GOD just can’t work with  you, please remember… It’s not your ABILITIES that count,   It’s your AVAILABILITY!  Among the great men & women in the Bible,   Noah was a drunk!  (Genesis 9:21)  He made his own wine. Abraham thought h
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