Pastors push to help addict offenders rejoin society
Some say religion should stay separate from politics. Others feel the church is called to advocate for mercy and justice.
Clergy embrace becoming foster parents
West Virginia has one of the highest rates in the nation of children removed from homes due to drug abuse, and one of the lowest rates of new homes for them. Clergy felt called to respond.
Ministries help children affected by addiction
Children in addicted households are in danger of falling into the same cycle without support. One devoted mentor can make a world of difference.
Outreach ministry for addiction is simple, effective
For the cost of a ream of paper and some printer ink, a United Methodist layperson in West Virginia is confronting his state’s opioid epidemic one door at a time.