TheHeart of Addiction makes the distinction between what the world terms a "disease" and what Scripture demonstrates is a life-dominating sin nature problem. You will find biblical tools to help you examine your heart's motives at the root of the addiction.
This Leader's Guide will assist those using the book to minister to those caught in addictions.
About the author:
Mark Shaw has over 20 years of counseling experience working in a variety of settings including faith-based residential programs, dealing with issues surrounding “addictions” of all types, and supervising staff positions. His experience in the biblical counseling field began in 2001. He has written several works including The Heart of Addiction; Relapse: Biblical Prevention Strategies; Divine Intervention: Hope and Help for Families of Addicts; Addiction-Proof Parenting; and Hope and Help for Self-Injurers/Cutters. He also co-authored a chapter in Christ-Centered Biblical Counseling.
Mary Shaw is Mark's wife and the mother of their four children. Mary is a registered nurse and has been Mark's beloved wife and helper for over 20 years.