More than 3,000 people from churches around the world attended Saddleback Church’s Celebrate Recovery Summit and helped commemorate the 20th year of the Christ-centered program for addictions, which originated at the Southern California church.
The program incorporates Biblical principles into the 12 steps of recovery found in Alcoholics Anonymous and specifies the belief that Jesus Christ is the “higher power” who heals chemical addictions as well as other social problems.

FULL STORY AT; Saddleback Church’s ‘Celebrate Recovery’ Now in 17,000 Churches Worldwide, Christian News.

Related Reading:

Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book Trade Edition
Clean: Overcoming Addiction and Ending America’s Greatest Tragedy
Spirituality: A Practical Guide to Spiritual Awakening: A Journey of Self-Awareness and Spiritual Growth (Mind and Well-Being)
Addiction: Understanding Addictions
The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous