https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/warren-mayer/ (Warren Mayer) battled alcoholism and addiction for 20 years. Now, he is sober and helps others through their struggles with addiction. Hear his testimony in this interview with https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/keith-simon/ (Keith Simon).
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0:15 - https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/warren-mayer/ (Warren Mayer) on addiction, sobriety, support
0:50 - Identifying addiction
4:00 - What caused the drinking
5:45 - Transferring addictions
7:10 - Living with addiction
11:10 - Seeking sobriety
15:30 - Calling out to Christ
17:45 - http://purposedriven.com/books/pdlbook/ (Purpose Driven Life) by Rick Warren and Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave by Ed Welch
18:45 - Dealing with what fuels addiction and finding new coping mechanisms
24:00 - Battling against cravings: taking each day at a time
28:00 - Helping others with addiction
29:50 - Ready for recovery?
33:20 - Critical piece to recovery
35:00 - Questions to ask yourself
39:00 - Helping loved ones who are addicted
45:25 - Lessons to learn from those with addiction
47:30 - Prayer
49:00 - Subscribe. Rate. Share.
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Warren Mayer: https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/warren-mayer/ (https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/warren-mayer/)
Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren: http://purposedriven.com/books/pdlbook/ (http://purposedriven.com/books/pdlbook/)
Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave by Ed Welch: https://www.google.com/search?gs_ssp=eJzj4tFP1zc0NC7LLbTMyjZg9FJITEnJTC7JzM9TSFRISswrLE0tUcjMUyjJSFVIL0osSwUAeU8QOw&q=addiction+a+banquet+in+the+grave&rlz=1C1CHBF_enUS893US893&oq=addiction+a+banqu&aqs=chrome.1.0j46j69i57j0l5.4102j0j4&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 (https://www.google.com/search?gs_ssp=eJzj4tFP1zc0NC7LLbTMyjZg9FJITEnJTC7JzM9TSFRISswrLE0tUcjMUyjJSFVIL0osSwUAeU8QOw&q=addiction+a+banquet+in+the+grave&rlz=1C1CHBF_enUS893US893&oq=addiction+a+banqu&aqs=chrome.1.0j46j69i57j0l5.4102j0j4&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8)
The Crossing Counseling: https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/counseling-faq/ (https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/counseling-faq/)
Chasing the Scream by Johann Hari: https://chasingthescream.com/ (https://chasingthescream.com/)
In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts by Gabor Mate: https://drgabormate.com/book/in-the-realm-of-hungry-ghosts/ (https://drgabormate.com/book/in-the-realm-of-hungry-ghosts/)
Everything You Know About Addiction is Wrong | TED Talk by Johann Hari: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/johann-hari-challenges-the-way-we-think-about-depression/id1437306870?i=1000445188715 (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/johann-hari-challenges-the-way-we-think-about-depression/id1437306870?i=1000445188715)
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