Author: C.J. Camp Often, when discussing the Twelve Step method of spiritual growth with fellow Christians, I have encountered a strong resistance to the idea of actually working to improve oneself. The verse most often quoted as justification for this attitude is Ephesians 2:8-9: “For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith–and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God–not … Continue reading Why Do Christians Need To Work Steps?
The reasons the twelve steps work, is because it is a spiritual work. A.A., like many spiritual paths in this insane Generation, has drifted steadily from her roots. Recovery is a spiritual work and it is good to learn the history of the program so we can get a glimpse of what the founder’s meant when they said we must turn our lives and will … Continue reading Recovery and faith: 12 Steps as a Spiritual Path