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Porn Kept Me Trapped in My Secret Shame

Posted on January 18, 2019

Courtesy of our friends at NewSpring Church.   Kate Mardis, a pastor's daughter, hid her porn addiction for 13 years. Confessing to friends began her journey to freedom. About...

How Do I Know if I'm Helping or Hurting?

Posted on October 20, 2018

It is heartbreaking to watch someone throw away their life by refusing to take responsibility for their choices. I know because I’ve watched it.  My close friend is an...

God Never Gives Up

Posted on August 28, 2018

BY TOM DUKE, GRACE ATTENDER I have been told numerous times lately, and with very clear direction from God, that my story needs to be shared in a larger capacity…but in...

Sermon Series

Freedom

In this series, we will show you that Exodus actually sets the stage for the rest of the Bible and can even shape how we live today. Ultimately, we're going to talk about a God who kept His promises to the Israelites and who keeps his promises to us. Click here to watch/listen.

Honest To God

The Psalms convey the weight of the extremes of human emotion - from the heights of ecstasy to the depths of despair. They teach us it is ok to bring our true feelings to God. Let the Psalms teach you how to bring your emotions to God. This powerful series will evoke joy, peace, hope, and guidance. Click here to watch/listen.

RightNow Media Recommendations


The Roots of Addiction

What does the Bible say about addiction? In this video, Michael Snetzer, Groups Pastor and former Recovery and Reconciliation Pastor at The Village Church, talks about the roots of addiction and its biblical cure. Watch now.


Freed from Pornography

Hannah felt hopeless and alone in her addiction to pornography. She was aught in a cycle of guilt and shame. When she finally shared her secret, Hannah found overwhelming love, grace, and healing, and experienced God’s forgiveness. Watch now.


Consumed by Alcohol

Christy had an alcohol problem so she decided to go to AA. She learned to rely on God for strength to overcome her addiction. She now draws on how she's experienced freedom in Christ to relate to women in similar situations. Watch now.

Helpful Guides

Local Support & Recovery Groups

Recovery Groups - E91

180XChange is a life change recovery community of Christ believers who gather together weekly to encourage each other and apply spiritual action steps to overcome the pain and unmanageability of life. We aim to help people begin a journey that allows God to heal, transform, and create the image of their true self as a child of God. When life isn't working for you anymore, take the next step to live God's life design for you.180XChange will surround you with a community who will walk alongside you as you learn to live life without destructive coping behaviors and begin to experience the peace, joy, and trust that comes only from living God's design for your life. Learn more at east91st.org.

Recovery Girls - Northview

Recovery Girls is as 12-Step group and program for women who want a personal daily relationship with God. Recovery Girls share experience, strength and hope with one another an employ the tools of recovery in the face of life's challenges. Some of us know our addictions and hurts, and some of us don't, but we all practice walking with God and living in His care, finding a path in recovery. This is an Open Group, which means participants can join any week. Learn more at northviewchurch.us.

Start Your Recovery

Are you or someone you know stuck in the cycle of drug and/or alcohol addiction. Start Your Recovery is a bank of helpful resources for you to find the recovery solutions that work best for you and your addiction. Learn more at startyourrecovery.org.​

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem. Learn more at aa.org.

Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a "nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem". Narcotics Anonymous uses a traditional 12-step model that has been expanded and developed for people with varied substance abuse issues and is the second-largest 12-step organization. Learn more at na.org.

XXXchurch

Porn addiction is one of the most difficult addictions to overcome, but XXXchurch is your resource online for pornography addiction help. We prevail over sex and porn addiction through awareness, prevention, and recovery. Learn more and connect in a small group at xxxchurch.com.

Local Treatment Centers

Drugs and alcohol have wreaked havoc in the state for decades, just as they have throughout the nation. From opioids and methamphetamines to alcohol, dozens of substances are misused every day by adults, teens and even children throughout the state. The good news is there are many Indiana drug rehab centers and Indiana alcohol rehab centers to combat this epidemic. Residents have many options available to help them break free from the bondage of addiction and lead lives of sobriety. These include Indiana alcohol treatment and drug treatment hotlines, and Indiana alcohol rehab facilities and drug rehab centers. Learn more. 

Counselor Referrals

  • DeAnne Kinsey — (317) 371-5505

  • Erin Dickerson — (317) 701-3262

  • Corey Falink — (317) 843-9922

  • Curtis Trent — (317) 585-1060

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