The Church as a Recovery Program
From The Banner
Anyone who has been part of a 12-step program - or perhaps even seen one depicted in media - can see the resemblance to Christianity and organized church.
While viewing sin as an "addiction" may be helpful for some and not for others, there are excellent reasons why the church-like nature of programs like AA make them effective. In this short read from The Banner, writer Rob Braun explores the similarities - as well as the New Testament stories where Jesus shows us the importance and gravity of appreciating forgiveness.
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