A m p h e t a m i n e s    Introduction Amphetamine is a synthetic form of Ephedrine, which is found in the herb ma huang, as this herb has been used in China for the past 5,000 years. Amphetamine is a stimulant and has some of the same effects on the […]

Drugs of Abuse: C O C A I N E Introduction Cocaine is derived from the coca leaves of the coca plant found predominantly in South America. Cocaine is probably the most addictive drug, as it powerfully stimulates the Mesolimbic Dopamine Pathway, creating the intense and euphoric “rush” users desire and forcefully “imprints” the “I […]

“Come on Now!” So in previous posts we’ve been doing a lot of talk about addiction, drugs, drugs of abuse, recovery, passion and the misplacement of passion.  So how does some of this fit together with you and your relationship with God? If you have ever been in a black church and heard the preacher […]

7. Let’s get this one thing straight I Corinthians 6:12–20 reminds us of some very important truths about our lives and our lives in relation to God. First, the Apostle Paul, the author of the book, reminds us in verse 12 that “everything is permissible for me, but everything is not beneficial,” in addition to […]

In this post, we are going to look at the “head games” or the effect of psychoactive drugs in the life of the person who abuses or is dependent on alcohol and other drugs.  It must be noted that these “games” are neither fun nor entertaining but are very dangerous, as overdose and death are very […]

“Jesus answered, “Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again, but whoever drinks from the water that I will give will never be thirsty again. The water that I give will become in those who drink it a spring of water that bubbles up into eternal life.” – John 4:13-14 (CEV) Poured water knows […]

“Don’t be conformed to the patterns of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds so that you can figure out what God’s will is—what is good and pleasing and mature” – Romans 12:2 (CEV) A friend told me that when he was a child, his family used to drive through the […]