Real stories from an award-winning documentary, Finding Hope in Recovery: Families Living with Addictions, which aired earlier on ABC-TV and the Hallmark Channel, and from the Shaping Families radio program.
Never Too Late: Hope for Addictions tackles the scourge ripping families apart and plaguing communities. These spots:
Offer brief glimpses into the lives, experiences, and thoughts of those struggling with addictions.
Embolden those with addictions to launch or continue a life of recovery.
Encourage listeners to reach out with care and compassion to families fighting addictions.
Go far beyond a typical “anti-drug” or “drug war” campaign to emphasize the connections with family, friends, and colleagues that are so important in overcoming addictions.
See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. — 1 John 3: 1 (NIV)
This is the one who came by water and blood—Jesus Christ. He did not come by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth.For there are three that testify:the Spirit, the water and the blood; and the three are in agreement. — 1 John 5: 6-8 (NIV)
He came to Simon Peter, who said to him, “Lord, are you going to wash my feet?” Jesus replied, “You do not realize now what I am doing, but later you will understand.” “No,” said Peter, “you shall never wash my feet.” Jesus answered, “Unless I wash you, you have no part with me.” “Then, Lord,” Simon Peter replied, “not just my feet but my hands and my head as well!” — John 13:6-9 (NIV)
Then he (Jesus) said to them all, “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me. For those who want to save their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my sake will save it.” — Luke 9:23-24 (NRSV)
Jesus knew that the Father had put all things under his power, and that he had come from God and was returning to God, so he got up from the meal, took off his outer clothing, and wrapped a towel around his waist. After that, he poured water into a basin and began to wash his disciples’ feet, drying them with the towel that was wrapped around him.