“What happened?”

Making the decision to think for yourself among Christians ensures one inevitable thing. You’ll be asked by someone, “Awww, what happened?” The assumption perhaps being along the lines that an argument over cleaning dishes at a church potluck dinner upset you enough to just throw up your hands to the whole thing. Or that such…

So, about this higher power…

At least in my part of the world, which is admittedly old school to a fault, first investigations into sobriety revolve around and are entirely dependent on God. And while the term higher power might be more accepted in some places, in West Virginia its God and no one else. And being a Christian when…

Letter of Encouragement by Seth Andrews

You learn a lot about people when you declare that you are not going to live your life by their rules.  And many in this room know well the consequences of doing something so shocking as to be an individual: a singular voice, an often inquisitive voice, with its own tenor, its own style, its…

Introduction

The bulk of my story as written to date chronicles my rapid decline from social drinker to miserable alcoholic. It was written over several years as I desperately tried to devote my time, energy, and life to the Christian God because I believed it would be through him that I would find peace and sobriety….