Sunday, January 05, 2014

How could you tell (and when did you realize) you had a problem?

Alcohol became more of a need than a want. As success and stress increased, the need for it to "relax" become more of a habit than an occasional thing. I started to hide it from family. I made promises to never drink during "work time," which of course, began to shrink.

My family and a couple of my staff expressed concern in a loving way, but I said I could "handle it" (major flag!).

What is unique about being an alcoholic evangelical pastor?

Never thought it would happen to me...

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