Break the Chains of Addiction
Our recovery program format is split into three different segments which we have titled talk, talk, talk. Each section is designed to develop a personal relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ.
We Talk To God: Prayer and Testimonies
First, we talk to God. We do that in two ways. First, we talk to God in prayer. Each student is given an opportunity to share a need or request for God. We then talk to God in prayer over those requests. The requests are typed out and presented to the students to be prayed over through the week. We then talk to God in testimonies. It gives students an opportunity to share how God has changed their lives. Our visitors love to hear stories of recovery through God’s miraculous, saving grace. We hear of days, weeks, months, and years of victory and give awards for each.
We Talk To Each Other: Counsel Groups
Second, we talk to each other. We break into counsel groups to share each of our burdens or blessings. Each group is led by a counsel leader. If anyone needs personal counsel, it is made available. Students go over their completed challenges during this time and encourage each other in their road to recovery. Counsel groups are led by volunteer church members and graduate students. Training is available to help you prepare your church helpers to reach out to those to whom much is forgiven.
God Talks To Us: Preaching
Third, God talks to us. He does that, Lord willing, during the message. Our recovery program doesn’t just listen to people talk about their problems. We teach what God says to do about it. We teach the Holy Bible. It is the only book God wrote, thus it is the only one we use. Each new camp director is trained in how to present the messages in convicting yet caring ways, which are intended to encourage the students toward program participation. A hearer that is a doer is always an overcomer.