- I Was the Proverbial, Drug-Fueled Rock and RollerUntil a chance encounter with my mom’s old Bible opened my eyes.
- I Was an 18-Year-Old Addict Carrying a Drug Dealer’s BabyAbortion seemed like the obvious answer—until I met the Lord of life.
- Prohibition: A Movement of Prudish Killjoys or Righteous Revolutionaries?A new book reenvisions temperance as a global struggle on behalf of the oppressed and exploited.
- Died: Celebrate Recovery Founder John Baker, Who Shifted Evangelicals’ Approach to AddictionThe Saddleback Church pastor developed the popular Christ-centered 12-step program for “hurts, habits, and hang-ups.”
- A ‘Sober Curious’ Quarantine Broke My PerfectionismWhile researching young adult ministry, I discovered the younger generation had something to teach me about my approach to alcohol.
- The Uncertain Ministry of an Adult Child of an AlcoholicRecognizing the effects of my childhood has led me to a healthier mindset as a pastor.
- Jesus Gave Me What Boozing and Brawling Couldn’tMy journey from the criminal underworld to the foot of the cross.
- Small Groups AnonymousWhy the best church small groups might take their cues from the Twelve Steps.
- David Foster Wallace Broke My HeartTen years after his suicide, I marvel at his genius but mourn the crushing burdens he carried.
- Jack Deere Went Through Hell to Come to FaithThe theologian’s memoir is refreshingly raw about the wounds he’s suffered—and the wounds he’s inflicted.