Discovery of Hope: Biblical Pathways to Addiction Recovery

Discovery of Hope: Biblical Pathways to Addiction Recovery

by Garland Mark Burgess

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Discovery of Hope: Biblical Pathways to Addiction Recovery by Garland Mark Burgess

This publication is the WORKBOOK for the Discovery of Hope Addiction Recovery Course by the same title.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780981747422
Publisher: Garland Burgess
Publication date: 10/26/2012
Pages: 316
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.66(d)

About the Author

Garland Burgess and his family have been members of Temple Baptist Church in Powell, TN since 2006. Mr. and Mrs. Burgess have four adult children and three grandchildren. Mrs. Burgess is an RN and Health Care Director with a local Knoxville company and has been in nursing for almost thirty years. Since 2006, Mr. Burgess has authored several books dealing with a range of topics from business/economy to addiction recovery.

Ministry Experience
Prior to being called to preach, Mr. Burgess served in various church ministries as Deacon, Sunday School Teacher, Music Director, Youth Director, and Bus Worker. Mrs. Burgess has served as Organist, Pianist, and Sunday School Teacher. Mr. Burgess was called to preach in 2001, while a member of Gospel Light Baptist Church in Walkertown, North Carolina, and surrendered to full-time ministry the following year.

In 1978 to 1981 Mr. Burgess had the privilege to work, travel, and sing, with the late, Evangelist, Lester Roloff. He again served there for over a year as the Director of both the Lighthouse and City of Refuge homes for men in Corpus Christi, Texas, starting in 2002, at which time he re-opened the City of Refuge Home for men. He has worked most recently as the Director of Our Master's Camp, a Residential, Addiction Recovery Ministry where he directed and administered the program from organizational conception to operation; developing curriculum guides, program procedures, promotional material, and standards of practice. He has also worked in other ministries including the Victory Home for Men in Pickens, SC, Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC, and ACE School of Tomorrow Headquarters in Lewisville, TX.

Education
Mr. Burgess served eight years in the US ARMY Signal Corps, where he received a commendation for meritorious achievement, graduating top of his class as "Distinguished Graduate." He has successfully held management positions with several major corporations. He holds a degree in Electronic Engineering Technology, a Bachelor of Science in Bible, and a Master of Ministry degree (Summa Cum Laude 4.0). Mr. Burgess is currently pursuing a PhD in Christian Education.

Transformed Life Ministries was created as a step of faith and obedience to the Lord's direction in reaching people with life-controlling habits as well as those who may need additional Biblical training to help them in their spiritual life.

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