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Amethyst Church

An Opening Editorial There is crystal meth, and there is a crystal against meth and all its intoxicating cousins: the amethyst. In Greek and Roman mythology, the god Dionysus or Bacchus repents of an act of intemperate anger that killed … Continue reading


Apr/May 2015


Addiction, Drug Policy, and the Body of Christ

Linda Mercadante CarouselSin and Addiction: Conceptual Enemies or Fellow Travelers?, Rev. Linda Mercadante, PhD

“When carefully analyzed it becomes clear that the addiction recovery model is also a critique and a challenge to popular ideas of the Christian doctrine of sin.” Read Article

Mike ClarkPrayer for Those Battling Demons, Rev. Mike Clark

A prayer for those at all stages of addiction and recovery. Read Article

J Barrett Lee CarouselSeek Ye First the Rat ParkRev. J. Barrett Lee

“The solution to the drug problem is not more incarceration or military intervention, but the pursuit of shalom and the kingdom of God.” Read Article

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