New Beginnings
More issues in Early Recovery

More issues in Early Recovery

August 17, 2019

In this episode Pastor Rick and Joey discuss issues that often come up when a person is in early recovery. 

Seven Common Challenges in Early Recovery

Seven Common Challenges in Early Recovery

August 13, 2019

In this episode we discuss common challenges people face in early recovery.

Alcoholism and Depression

Alcoholism and Depression

August 11, 2019

In this episode we look at what how depression can lead to addiction and how addiction, whether to alcohol or other drugs, contributes to addiction.

Stages of relapse

Stages of relapse

August 3, 2019

In this episode we discuss the stages of relapse and how they might present themselves in people.

ACoA Family Roles

ACoA Family Roles

July 29, 2019

We discuss the 4 basic roles that children of alcoholics can fall in; including the hero, scapegoat, lost child, and mascot/clown.  

ACoA 13 Characteristics of Adult Children of Alcoholics
Codependency 2

Codependency 2

July 11, 2019

Pastor Rick VanBriggle and Joey Barkley continue their discussion on issues of codependency, including some ideas on what to do to begin addressing the problem.

Codependency 1

Codependency 1

July 7, 2019

Pastor Rick and Joey talk about what codependency is and how it causes problems in an addicted family.

AA’s Step 12

AA’s Step 12

June 19, 2019

We take a closer look at AA's 12th step from a Christian perspective.  We look at "carrying the message" and "practicing these principles" and how they align with Scripture.

AA Eleventh Step

AA Eleventh Step

June 12, 2019

In this episode we look at the AA 11th Step in light of our Christian faith.  We discuss prayer, meditation, and giving all glory to God.