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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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#183 - Thankfulness in 2022

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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 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.
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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