Addiction Recovery and Jesus: Warren Mayer's Story

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This is a podcast episode titled, Addiction Recovery and Jesus: Warren Mayer's Story. The summary for this episode is: https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/warren-mayer/ (Warren Mayer) battled alcoholism and addiction for 20 years. Now, he is sober and helps others through their struggles with addiction. Hear his testimony in this interview with https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/keith-simon/ (Keith Simon). Interested in more content like this? Scroll down for more resources, including information about our https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/counseling-faq/ (professional counselors). Like this content? Make sure to leave us a rating and share it with others, so others can find it too. To learn more, visit our https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ (website) and follow us on https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (Instagram), and https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (Twitter) @TheCrossingCOMO. &nbsp; Outline 0:15 - https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/warren-mayer/ (Warren Mayer) on addiction, sobriety, support 0:50 - Identifying addiction 4:00 - What caused the drinking 5:45 - Transferring addictions 7:10 - Living with addiction 11:10 - Seeking sobriety 15:30 - Calling out to Christ 17:45 - http://purposedriven.com/books/pdlbook/ (Purpose Driven Life) by Rick Warren and Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave by Ed Welch 18:45 - Dealing with what fuels addiction and finding new coping mechanisms 24:00 - Battling against cravings: taking each day at a time 28:00 - Helping others with addiction 29:50 - Ready for recovery? 33:20 - Critical piece to recovery 35:00 - Questions to ask yourself 39:00 - Helping loved ones who are addicted 45:25 - Lessons to learn from those with addiction 47:30 - Prayer 49:00 - Subscribe. Rate. Share. &nbsp; Social Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/) Twitter: https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo) &nbsp; References Warren Mayer: https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/warren-mayer/ (https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/warren-mayer/) Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren: http://purposedriven.com/books/pdlbook/ (http://purposedriven.com/books/pdlbook/) Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave by Ed Welch: https://www.google.com/search?gs_ssp=eJzj4tFP1zc0NC7LLbTMyjZg9FJITEnJTC7JzM9TSFRISswrLE0tUcjMUyjJSFVIL0osSwUAeU8QOw&amp;q=addiction+a+banquet+in+the+grave&amp;rlz=1C1CHBF_enUS893US893&amp;oq=addiction+a+banqu&amp;aqs=chrome.1.0j46j69i57j0l5.4102j0j4&amp;sourceid=chrome&amp;ie=UTF-8 (https://www.google.com/search?gs_ssp=eJzj4tFP1zc0NC7LLbTMyjZg9FJITEnJTC7JzM9TSFRISswrLE0tUcjMUyjJSFVIL0osSwUAeU8QOw&amp;q=addiction+a+banquet+in+the+grave&amp;rlz=1C1CHBF_enUS893US893&amp;oq=addiction+a+banqu&amp;aqs=chrome.1.0j46j69i57j0l5.4102j0j4&amp;sourceid=chrome&amp;ie=UTF-8) &nbsp; Resources The Crossing Counseling: https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/counseling-faq/ (https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/counseling-faq/) Chasing the Scream by Johann Hari: https://chasingthescream.com/ (https://chasingthescream.com/) In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts by Gabor Mate: https://drgabormate.com/book/in-the-realm-of-hungry-ghosts/ (https://drgabormate.com/book/in-the-realm-of-hungry-ghosts/) Everything You Know About Addiction is Wrong | TED Talk by Johann Hari: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/johann-hari-challenges-the-way-we-think-about-depression/id1437306870?i=1000445188715 (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/johann-hari-challenges-the-way-we-think-about-depression/id1437306870?i=1000445188715) <a rel="payment" href="https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/give-now/">Support this podcast</a>

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https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/warren-mayer/ (Warren Mayer) battled alcoholism and addiction for 20 years. Now, he is sober and helps others through their struggles with addiction. Hear his testimony in this interview with https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/keith-simon/ (Keith Simon). Interested in more content like this? Scroll down for more resources, including information about our https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/counseling-faq/ (professional counselors). Like this content? Make sure to leave us a rating and share it with others, so others can find it too. To learn more, visit our https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ (website) and follow us on https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (Instagram), and https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (Twitter) @TheCrossingCOMO.   Outline 0:15 - https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/warren-mayer/ (Warren Mayer) on addiction, sobriety, support 0:50 - Identifying addiction 4:00 - What caused the drinking 5:45 - Transferring addictions 7:10 - Living with addiction 11:10 - Seeking sobriety 15:30 - Calling out to Christ 17:45 - http://purposedriven.com/books/pdlbook/ (Purpose Driven Life) by Rick Warren and Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave by Ed Welch 18:45 - Dealing with what fuels addiction and finding new coping mechanisms 24:00 - Battling against cravings: taking each day at a time 28:00 - Helping others with addiction 29:50 - Ready for recovery? 33:20 - Critical piece to recovery 35:00 - Questions to ask yourself 39:00 - Helping loved ones who are addicted 45:25 - Lessons to learn from those with addiction 47:30 - Prayer 49:00 - Subscribe. Rate. Share.   Social Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/) Twitter: https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo)   References Warren Mayer: https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/warren-mayer/ (https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/warren-mayer/) Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren: http://purposedriven.com/books/pdlbook/ (http://purposedriven.com/books/pdlbook/) Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave by Ed Welch: https://www.google.com/search?gs_ssp=eJzj4tFP1zc0NC7LLbTMyjZg9FJITEnJTC7JzM9TSFRISswrLE0tUcjMUyjJSFVIL0osSwUAeU8QOw&q=addiction+a+banquet+in+the+grave&rlz=1C1CHBF_enUS893US893&oq=addiction+a+banqu&aqs=chrome.1.0j46j69i57j0l5.4102j0j4&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 (https://www.google.com/search?gs_ssp=eJzj4tFP1zc0NC7LLbTMyjZg9FJITEnJTC7JzM9TSFRISswrLE0tUcjMUyjJSFVIL0osSwUAeU8QOw&q=addiction+a+banquet+in+the+grave&rlz=1C1CHBF_enUS893US893&oq=addiction+a+banqu&aqs=chrome.1.0j46j69i57j0l5.4102j0j4&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8)   Resources The Crossing Counseling: https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/counseling-faq/ (https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/counseling-faq/) Chasing the Scream by Johann Hari: https://chasingthescream.com/ (https://chasingthescream.com/) In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts by Gabor Mate: https://drgabormate.com/book/in-the-realm-of-hungry-ghosts/ (https://drgabormate.com/book/in-the-realm-of-hungry-ghosts/) Everything You Know About Addiction is Wrong | TED Talk by Johann Hari: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/johann-hari-challenges-the-way-we-think-about-depression/id1437306870?i=1000445188715 (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/johann-hari-challenges-the-way-we-think-about-depression/id1437306870?i=1000445188715) Support this podcast