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Help the Hurting in Your Church with Celebrate Recovery

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If we were to look around at today’s society, we would see a world that is hurting. We see people in our community facing the possibility of losing their jobs, their homes, or struggling just to pay their monthly bills. They can feel hopeless and defeated. As pastors and church leaders in ministry, how do we help so many hurting people find the healing they long for in their lives?

In our churches and communities we are seeing a growing number of people turning to addictions and compulsions to try to escape the misery and numb the pain. Sadly, they are abusing alcohol, drugs, food, sex, gambling, and one another.

Did you know there are already more than 18 million alcoholics, 4 million drug addicts, 16 million sex addicts, and 4 million addicted to food. The list goes on and on. These numbers are only going to increase during the months to come! The truth is, people need Jesus Christ, and Celebrate Recovery is a proven tool to point them toward healing and their one and only true Higher Power – Jesus Christ. We know that the only true and lasting answer for those who feel hopeless and defeated is to turn to Jesus Christ! But how does your church reach out to those in your congregations and communities who are struggling?

We know that – as a church leader – you are responsible for so many things and know there are only so many hours in your day to get them accomplished. What if we had something more, maybe a tool to help point people to Christ in a healing and life- giving way? Celebrate Recovery is one of those tools that is proven to be an effective companion for pastors and church leaders worldwide.

Over 29,000 churches have found a way to help individuals with any kind of hurt, hang-up, or habit. They started a Celebrate Recovery – a Christ-centered Recovery program based on God’s Word. More than 3.5 Million people have found healing through the principles of Celebrate Recovery.

I am praying that you, or a team from your church, will consider attending one of our annual Celebrate Recovery Summits! (Celebrate Recovery 25 Year Anniversary in Nashville,Tennessee or Lake Forest, California.) Some of the exciting people we will have at this year’s celebration include special musical guest and award winning artists For King & Country, Skit Guys, Dr. John Townsend, Dr. Henry Cloud, Hosanna Poetry and more!  You will learn everything you need to know about starting and maintaining a Celebrate Recovery in your church. We have many new workshops including the brand new “The Journey Continues,” a revolutionary new step study group being introduced at the Summits. For more information go to

The Summit is a great way to connect, learn, grow and recharge – whether you are just getting started in the Celebrate Recovery ministry or you have been up and running for a while. The Summit will help your leadership team be more effective in helping the hurting individuals your churches and communities find victory over their hurts, hang ups, and habits.

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