How does addiction happen? How does it effect the addict, families, children, the Community, The Church? What roll should the church be playing in the heroin epidemic?
A lifelong commitment to Jesus might help some Christians from getting caught up in a drug addiction, but that doesn't mean belief in Jesus automatically keeps you from a substance like heroin. The Bible is very clear that all people have sinned and that every Christian makes mistakes. For some Christians – new believers and those with lifelong faith – drugs might be the mistake they fell into.
We currently have over 4.7 children being raised by Grandparents in the United States and millions more in Foster Care.