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May 29, 2009
Alcoholics Anonymous History
HISTORY IS OUR
By Dick B.
The history of the early A.A. Christian
and its Bible roots
Incorporate History in your program, your group,
and your life.
Here’s What We
years of solid research, documenting early recovery programs and
successes. Christian Endeavor, the Salvation Army, the Rescue Missions,
the YMCA, and the Akron AA Christian Fellowship.
embraced very similar ingredients: Abstinence, Reliance on the Creator,
Obedience to His will, accepting Christ, Resisting temptation,
Increasing fellowship through Bible study, prayer, God’s guidance, and
reading. And topping it off with unselfish, unpaid, compassionate love
Some organizations were huge: 3,500,000 in worldwide Christian Endeavor;
Millions assisted by the Salvation Army, the Rescue Missions, and the
YMCA—41 million impacted today. Those children of our Heavenly Father
who really tried were delivered from the power of darkness because their
early leaders studied God’s Word, promoted salvation, prayed to Him for
help, and witnessed to others the freedom from fear, guilt, and
addictions He provided.
websites tell the facts free—
We’ve posted 160 articles—60 audio talks—two radio
For those who want a more solid foundation—working as
sponsors, group leaders, speakers, counselors, therapists, teachers, and
facilitators—we publish a reference set of 23 titles covering every
aspect of history; we offer the reference set at a large discount; we
sell individual books at a discount—29 titles in all; and we have two
new guidebooks enabling you to use our materials in a chapter, a
segment, as an add-on, or as a supplement. These two are The Good
Book-Big Book Guidebook and A New Way Out. Order them both
for openers so you will see how to grow individually or as a group, and
how to offer more to all. We’ll help you in every possible way to get
started and know your facts!
http://aa-history.com/bookstore; or email
email@example.com; or send a letter or an order
to Dick B., PO Box 837, Kihei, HI 96753-0837.
P.O. Box 837
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Trademarks and Disclaimer: ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS,
A.A., and Big Book are registered trademarks of Alcoholics Anonymous
World Services, Inc. Dick B.'s web site, Paradise Research Publications,
Inc., and Good Book Publishing Company are neither endorsed nor approved
by nor associated or affiliated with Alcoholics Anonymous World
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