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The Addiction Connection Podcast

The Addiction Connection Podcast

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"Connecting the Hope of the Gospel with the Heart of Addiction" – hosted by Dr. Mark E. Shaw, CJ McMurry, and Jim Quigley with new episodes weekly. Podcast Clips on YouTube: tinyurl.com/tacpodcastclips Visit: www.theaddictionconnection.org/
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#204 - Dopesick | Pseudo-Addiction (Ep. 4) - A Biblical Analysis
#204 - Dopesick | Pseudo-Addiction (Ep. 4) - A Biblical Analysis
0:00 Overview 6:39 Episode 4 reactions 8:44 CJ on experiences around overdoses, funerals 11:25 Finnix addicted, the court, victim vs responsibility mentalities 21:00 Purdue Pharma: "Pseudo-addiction... is a symptom of true pain" 25:17 Addicts as "degenerates", other deceptions 29:55 Billy/Finnix interactions 33:32 Betsy scene, reaction 37:40 A.A., spiritual guidance; Shame vs compassion 49:10 Purdue Pharma confrontations, contradictions 54:47 Addressing the heart issues
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January 30, 2023
#203 - Dopesick | The 5th Vital Sign (Ep. 3) - A Biblical Analysis
#203 - Dopesick | The 5th Vital Sign (Ep. 3) - A Biblical Analysis
0:00 Overview 6:24 Episode 3 reactions 13:10 Pharmaceutical Study  15:15 Selfish Ambition vs Soul Care 18:00 "Vital signs", pain treatment 35:00 Clients' lives dominated, while worried about online reviews? 39:50 Research suppression, belief 46:00 Dr. Finnix 49:19 Freedom from addiction
54:22
January 25, 2023
#202 - Dopesick | Breakthrough Pain (Ep. 2) - A Biblical Analysis
#202 - Dopesick | Breakthrough Pain (Ep. 2) - A Biblical Analysis
0:00 Overview 4:40 Sackler's pills, "breakthrough pain" and patents 18:18 How they sold the solution to the problem. 26:18 Foreshadowing what’s to come: legal, moral, & elite resistance 33:44 Accurate depictions of clinics, opiate addiction 49:04 Freedom from addiction.
51:24
January 13, 2023
#201 - Dopesick | First Bottle (Ep. 1) - A Biblical Analysis
#201 - Dopesick | First Bottle (Ep. 1) - A Biblical Analysis
4:00 Have you seen Dopesick? 7:12 Overview, reaction, review (Rom. 5) 9:44 Episode 1 synopsis/overview 16:00 CJ on Sackler's redefining of addiction 20:00 CJ's Tim Keller quotes 24:04 Jim setting up what affects the agendas, character development 29:34 Fundamentalists, lesbians, and stereotypes 33:00 Jim's personal experience with pills 39:13 Dr. Samuel Finnix's oxycontin quote, targeting their market at all costs 50:00 How they pursue the case against the Pharma company 57:24 Hurting people being deceived 1:02:15 Power of bringing truth to life 1:05:01 The problem and the solution (1 Cor. 4)
01:10:03
January 03, 2023
#200 - If The Lord Wills... in 2023
#200 - If The Lord Wills... in 2023
Thanking supporters and helpers, Mark reviews 2022 and then describes a vision for what T.A.C. may accomplish in 2023, with your help! 0:34 Local church involvement, purpose and partnerships 4:17 Uneducated, common? Why TAC exists 6:00 2023 potential opportunities 9:35 The Summit 2023, Aug. 3-5 12:45 The TAC Team 14:10 Thank you for 2022!
17:49
December 31, 2022
#199 - Wine is A Mocker
#199 - Wine is A Mocker
0:40 Celebrating ourselves vs Glory to God 3:40 TAC, behind the scenes 6:15 You don't have to celebrate that way... 8:00 How one man's fatal alcohol-influenced tragedy took lives of several kids too 11:38 End of the year thoughts
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December 29, 2022
#198 - Should Addicts Be Euthanized?
#198 - Should Addicts Be Euthanized?
2:55 Bill C-7 (Image of God?) 10:52 Homeless man's reason to be pro-euthanasia 13:00 Living in a "culture of death" 21:51 Story of hope: from foe to friend Find Next Steps: Be TRANSFORMED curriculum here: https://www.theaddictionconnection.org/next-steps-be-transformed-addiction-discipleship-program/ Need Help Now? The Addiction Connection offers hope and healing to those struggling with addiction. Start your search for biblical programs here. https://www.theaddictionconnection.org/addiction-help/ Find a Program Near You: https://www.theaddictionconnection.org/residential-programs/ https://www.theaddictionconnection.org/non-residential-programs/ What We Believe: https://www.theaddictionconnection.org/statement-of-faith/
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December 27, 2022
#197 - Be TRANSFORMED: 12 Truths For Addicts #12
#197 - Be TRANSFORMED: 12 Truths For Addicts #12
Learn a truth in the Next Steps: Be TRANSFORMED curriculum (focusing on 2 Corinthians 1:3-5 and Matthew 28:18-20) that any addicted person can and should apply practically to one's life.
07:54
December 25, 2022
#196 - Be TRANSFORMED: 12 Truths For Addicts #11
#196 - Be TRANSFORMED: 12 Truths For Addicts #11
Learn a truth in the Next Steps: Be TRANSFORMED curriculum (focusing on James 4:7 and Ephesians 5:21) that any addicted person can and should apply practically to one's life.
05:36
December 24, 2022
#195 - Be TRANSFORMED: 12 Truths For Addicts #10
#195 - Be TRANSFORMED: 12 Truths For Addicts #10
Learn a truth in the Next Steps: Be TRANSFORMED curriculum (focusing on Colossians 3:1-3 and Ephesians 5:19-20) that any addicted person can and should apply practically to one's life.
05:06
December 23, 2022
#194 - Be TRANSFORMED: 12 Truths For Addicts #9
#194 - Be TRANSFORMED: 12 Truths For Addicts #9
Learn a truth in the Next Steps: Be TRANSFORMED curriculum (focusing on Proverbs 28:13 and Ephesians 5:18) that any addicted person can and should apply practically to one's life.
04:32
December 22, 2022
#193 - Be TRANSFORMED: 12 Truths For Addicts #8
#193 - Be TRANSFORMED: 12 Truths For Addicts #8
Learn a truth in the Next Steps: Be TRANSFORMED curriculum (focusing on Galatians 1:10 and Matthew 22:39-40) that any addicted person can and should apply practically to one's life.
06:03
December 21, 2022
#192 - Be TRANSFORMED: 12 Truths For Addicts #7
#192 - Be TRANSFORMED: 12 Truths For Addicts #7
Learn a truth in the Next Steps: Be TRANSFORMED curriculum (focusing on Galatians 5:22-27, 1 Corinthians 10:31, and Matthew 22:37-38) that any addicted person can and should apply practically to one's life.
08:32
December 20, 2022
#191 - Be TRANSFORMED: 12 Truths For Addicts #6
#191 - Be TRANSFORMED: 12 Truths For Addicts #6
Learn a truth in the Next Steps: Be TRANSFORMED curriculum (focusing on 1 Thessalonians 4:1-7 and Psalm 4:1-3) that any addicted person can and should apply practically to one's life.
06:50
December 19, 2022
#190 - Be TRANSFORMED: 12 Truths For Addicts #5
#190 - Be TRANSFORMED: 12 Truths For Addicts #5
Learn a truth in the Next Steps: Be TRANSFORMED curriculum (focusing on Romans 6:4 and Philippians 2:12-13) that any addicted person can and should apply practically to one's life.
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December 18, 2022
#189 - Be TRANSFORMED: 12 Truths For Addicts #4
#189 - Be TRANSFORMED: 12 Truths For Addicts #4
Learn a truth in the Next Steps: Be TRANSFORMED curriculum (focusing on Ephesians 2:8-9 and Hebrews 10:19-23 along with some of Matthew 5, 6, and 7) that any addicted person can and should apply practically to one's life.
09:47
December 17, 2022
#188 - Be TRANSFORMED: 12 Truths For Addicts #3
#188 - Be TRANSFORMED: 12 Truths For Addicts #3
Learn a truth in the Next Steps: Be TRANSFORMED curriculum (focusing on Matthew 3:2 and Acts 2:37-39, along with Exodus 20:3) that any addicted person can and should apply practically to one's life.
08:19
December 16, 2022
#187 - Be TRANSFORMED: 12 Truths For Addicts #2
#187 - Be TRANSFORMED: 12 Truths For Addicts #2
Learn a truth in the Next Steps: Be TRANSFORMED curriculum (focusing on Ephesians 4:15-16 and John 1:14) that any addicted person can and should apply practically to one's life.
09:42
December 15, 2022
#186 - Be TRANSFORMED: 12 Truths For Addicts #1
#186 - Be TRANSFORMED: 12 Truths For Addicts #1
Learn a truth in the Next Steps: Be TRANSFORMED curriculum (focusing on Romans 12:1-2 and 2 Corinthians 5:17) that any addicted person can and should apply practically to one's life.
09:22
December 14, 2022
#185 - Searching for Anxiety & Depression Help Led to Christ Alone
#185 - Searching for Anxiety & Depression Help Led to Christ Alone
Transformation testimony of Ray and Carol Harbaugh from Laurel, Mississippi, in which Ray looks for help with the misuse of medications, depression, anxiety, and despair, and finds the redeeming and transforming power of the Gospel of grace and forgiveness from God in Christ Jesus. Find out how the church was pivotal in his story. Timestamps: 1:32 Mark reads Philippians 4:4-7 36:23 Mark reads Matthew 6:34 46:20 Referring to Galatians 6:6-8 55:09 Find yourself in all the characters of the parable of the prodigal son of Luke 15 57:24 Mark reads 1 Peter 5:6-11
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December 10, 2022
#184 - When I Found out Addiction is NOT a Disease... I realized...
#184 - When I Found out Addiction is NOT a Disease... I realized...
Conversation between Dr. Mark E. Shaw and Shirley Crowder about taking responsibility for our sin, particularly the hope of God's transforming forgiveness for all sin choices, including those involved in addiction. Proceeds from the book Advent: Meditations for Addicts go to The Addiction Connection. It is available now at: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08LTLSKPQ/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i7 Listen to full podcasts (New Episodes Weekly): https://anchor.fm/theaddictionconnection Mark E. Shaw, D.Min., CABC, ACBC, IABC, CADAC II, founded The Addiction Connection in 2012 and is the author of 26 publications on addictions and biblical counseling. He serves as the Director of Counseling at Grace Fellowship Church in Florence, KY. Shirley Crowder, CABC, is passionate about disciple-making, which is conducted in and through a myriad of ministry opportunities including biblical counseling, teaching Bible studies, writing, and music. She serves as Vice President of The Addiction Connection. Shirley is an award-winning author with several of her articles appearing in “Paper Pulpit” in the Faith section of The Gadsden (Alabama) Times. She also has published articles for David C. Cook, Student Life, and Woman’s Missionary Union publications. She contributes to several blogs. She is published as an author, co-author, and contributing author of fifteen books. Mark and Shirley discuss each chapter of the devotional in podcasts #87, #89, #92, #94, #96, #97, #98 Timestamps: 2:41 Hymns applied to the daily meditations within the book Advent: Meditations for Addicts 5:56 Matthew 1:18-21 on the Birth of Jesus Christ and Joseph's response 9:40 "When I found out addiction is not a disease" 12:01 Can we improve upon the Bible by calling it something nicer and help more people? 15:55 John 1:1-5 21:20 What robs the person who is in addiction? 28:11 How did writing this devotional impact Mark Shaw? 30:30 What about the "should's" and the "you must" found in writing devotionals to addicts? 32:14 There is a lie out there that can hinder you
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December 06, 2022
#183 - Thankfulness in 2022
#183 - Thankfulness in 2022
#183 - Thankfulness in 2022
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November 24, 2022
#182 - Marijuana is NOT Harmless and Here's Why
#182 - Marijuana is NOT Harmless and Here's Why
Conversation between Jim and Mark about a fuller understanding of the harms and impacts of marijuana use and the hope and peace that can come from a totally transformed life after addiction. 1 Corinthians 10:23 Proverbs 31:6-7 3:48 Dr. Shaw quotes the World News Group article, "Marijuana on the Ballot" by Addie Offerings can be found: https://wng.org/roundups/marijuana-on-the-ballot-1668027897 5:55 "This ain't your mama's marijuana," is referring to the article The dangerous side effects of THC" by Bonnie Pritchett at World News Group which is found at: https://wng.org/podcasts/the-dangerous-side-effects-of-thc-1659589171 11:22 Dr. Shaw refers to the Wall Street Journal article, "Cannabis and the Violent Crime Surge," by Allysia Finley, which can be found: https://www.wsj.com/articles/cannabis-and-the-violent-crime-surge-marijuana-pot-use-thc-shootings-psychosis-mental-11654540197 15:41 Drug enforcement, homelessness, fentanyl, and meth addiction 17:26 What is the hope for the underlying spiritual heart issue with all addictions? 25:02 Use of psychedelics in Mexico as people search for things that only God can give 26:45 Dr. Shaw quotes the significantly increased risk of schizophrenia with marijuana usage article published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology (January 2022) can be found: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/jclp.23312
30:05
November 22, 2022
#181 - Mark with Josh and Nipo on South African Addictions Outreach
#181 - Mark with Josh and Nipo on South African Addictions Outreach
#181 - Mark with Josh and Nipo on South African Addictions Outreach | #TACPod
56:43
November 14, 2022
#180 - Addiction Recovery: Staying After It!
#180 - Addiction Recovery: Staying After It!
Conversation between Greg Kirk, CJ McMurry & Dr. Mark Shaw about addictions, residential programs, and what God says about worship, idolatry, and redemption. #180 - Addiction Recovery: Staying After It!
33:46
November 08, 2022
#179 - Re-wrapping Sin in Decorative Ways
#179 - Re-wrapping Sin in Decorative Ways
Conversation between Dr. Mark E. Shaw, Jim Quigley, & CJ McMurry about addiction, biblical counseling, and the local church.
57:02
October 24, 2022