These videos are intended primarily for pastors and lay leaders of recovery ministries.
STARTING A RECOVERY MINISTRY IN A LOCAL CHURCH
Bottom line: it can be done. Dale Ryan shares the birth narrative of a local church ministry.
[ 5 min ]
Doing Recovery at Church
There are lots of ways for a local church to get involved in recovery ministry. Dale Ryan looks at some options.
[ 49 min ]
Starting a Recovery Ministry in the Local Church
Some practical considerations.
[ 39 min ]
An examination of the relationships between recovery culture, therapeutic culture and Christian culture.
[ 51 min ]
CREATING SHAME-FREE SACRED SPACES
Matt Russell explores the challenges to helping churches become shame-free.
[ 34 min ]
A BRIEF INTRO TO CHRISTIAN RECOVERY MINISTRY
Dale Ryan is interviewed by Stephen Stratton about the current status of the Christian recovery movement.
[ 14 min ]
TRAUMA AND RECOVERY MINISTRY
Addictions kill people. This can not be ignored. People will overdose. People will relapse. There will be suicides. None of this will be easy. Some honest talk about this from Matt Russell and Dale Ryan
[ 9 min ]
Growing in our ability to see God at work in the community we have been called to serve is a key to sustainable recovery ministry. Matt Russell and Dale Ryan talk about this.
[ 13 min ]
HOLIDAYS IN RECOVERY
Holidays often arrive with unrealistic expectations. And unrealistic expectations are premeditated resentments. And resentments are not good for recovery. Some words of wisdom on this from several experienced pastors of recovery churches.
[ 14 min ]
Some creative reflection on sacramental practices in recovery churches. Take what works and leave the rest.
[ 53 min ]