From the Executive Director – May 1, 2015

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I am so thrilled that many of you have registered for the Summer Institute of Recovery on July 20–24, 2015 – we are almost at capacity. This week-long intensive program is designed for those interested in creating and sustaining healthy and effective recovery ministries. At the NACR, we are passionate about supporting the work of […]

From the Exec. Director – Jan 29, 2015

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At the NACR we love collaborative efforts. One of our beloved partners is “The Work of the People” . They created some incredibly articulate and artistic videos after interviewing attenders at one of our annual Recovery and Spirituality Retreats at Laity Lodge (another retreat is coming up in March if you want to experience this […]

From the Exec. Director – Sept. 13, 2014

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I don’t know if all churches are like this – but in my community, September and October are busy! But is all this activity…transformative? Helpful? Gosh, I hope so! One “new thing” that we started in our church was a study on forgiveness and reconciliation (two different, but hopefully related subjects). This series stirred us […]

From the Director’s Desk – July 2014

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The expansion of recovery ministries in the Christian community in the last couple of decades has been dramatic. Thousands of churches now have or are developing ministries to families who struggle with addictions, abuse and/or trauma. Unfortunately, there has not been a correspondingly rapid development of training and leadership development programs to serve the leadership […]