Tag Archives: Addiction

‘Cop and Convict’ share message of hope over dope to Chicago suburb

By Tom Siebert Community Contributor “My name is Tim, and I’m a grateful recovering alcoholic and heroin addict.” With those sobering words, Tim Ryan introduced himself not to a 12-step meeting Wednesday night but to an audience of more than … Continue reading

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The Broken Baton

By Tom Siebert When you were just a guileless child, was a broken baton passed to you? The broken baton of alcoholism, addiction, or abuse? Jesus Christ can reverse your curse. “He was wounded for our transgressions. He was bruised … Continue reading

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Culture Creep

By Tom Siebert The culture of addiction has crept into the Church on little cat feet. And like all felines, this culture cat owns the place. We Christians routinely refer to the sins of gluttony as a “food issue,” fornication … Continue reading

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