The Seduction O’ Lord, we’re bombarded with tons of messages each day.  To buy this or that.  To achieve success, do this.  Be a millionaire and you’ll be happy.  Some of the world pulls us toward evil; lust and sex for women; drugs and alcohol to escape and “have fun”; greed; getting what we want…

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A psalm written by Loaves and Fishes residents on June 16, 2021. Based on Galatians 5: 22-23, Matt 13: 3-9, John 15: 1-4 Barren Soil Dear God, I come here to worship You and learn Your Ways.  Soften my heart of stone.  Make me be rich soil that Your Word will grow in and produce…

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In today’s culture, there is no shortage of media pressure, peer pressure, and opinions about who a person is or should be.  We take these opinions to heart and allow the images we see in the media to shape how we view the world, self, and others.  The problem with this dangerous trend is the…

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Although our focus at Loaves and Fishes is outreach and addictions ministry, the one thing that can be taken for granted when you work in and for your community, is the need for community.  God has made us all as relational beings, first with Him and then with others.  It is through these relationships that…

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We have been blessed to see countless lives changed through our treatment program; however, change is not possible without strong partnerships with other like-minded organizations.  Since we first heard of the Hope Initiative, Loaves and Fishes Counseling has been a partner.  The majority of our patients are now coming to us from this amazing program…

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One of the most difficult choices to make during one’s journey, is the choice to take ownership of personal choices. We like to label addiction as a “disease” or place blame on our past, but at the end of the day our choices are what have brought us to where we are today.  The Bible…

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The ministry of addiction and recovery is not for the faint of heart.  It is also not for those who have made a choice to bury their heads in the sand, nor those who have preconceived notions about those who suffer with this horrible bondage.  Is addiction a disease?  Is addiction a choice?  These are…

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