Inside this booklet:
- Pornography Addiction
- It's a problem...
- What is Pornography Addiction?
- Internet Pornography Affects Christians
- Coming Out of Slavery to Sexual Sin
- The Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous Adapted for Sexual Addicts
- From Slavery to Freedom
- 3 Bible Tips on Avoiding Pornography and Lust
- Breaking Free from Sexual Addictions
- Tools of Recovery
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Inside this booklet:
- What does an alcoholic look like?
- Are you just an occasional heavy drinker, or on the way to serious health issues?
- Alcohol abuse: What can you do?
- Drunkenness is a sin - What does recovery look like?
- The choice is yours
“This manual for self-realization comes not from a mountain but from the mud...My qualification is not that I am better than you but I am worse.” —Russell Brand
With a rare mix of honesty, humor, and compassion, comedian and movie star Russell Brand mines his own wild story and shares the advice and wisdom he has gained through his fourteen years of recovery. Brand speaks to those suffering along the full spectrum of addiction—from drugs, alcohol, caffeine, and sugar addictions to addictions to work, stress, bad relationships, digital media, and fame. Brand understands that addiction can take many shapes and sizes and how the process of staying clean, sane, and unhooked is a daily activity. He believes that the question is not “Why are you addicted?” but "What pain is your addiction masking? Why are you running—into the wrong job, the wrong life, the wrong person’s arms?"
Russell has been in all the twelve-step fellowships going, he’s started his own men’s group, he’s a therapy regular and a practiced yogi—and while he’s worked on this material as part of his comedy and previous bestsellers, he’s never before shared the tools that really took him out of it, that keep him clean and clear. Here he provides not only a recovery plan, but an attempt to make sense of the ailing world.
- Inside this booklet:
- "He has risen!"
- The resurrection of Jesus Christ: Miracle of the Ages
- Christ's Resurrection: Bigger Than Easter
- A defining teaching
- Sign of the Messiah
- Christ our Passover
- "We shall be saved by His life"