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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
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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.
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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)
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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!
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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 curr