Born to Be Free
Wednesday; 3:30 AM
Saturday; 4:30 AM
Sunday; 4:30 AM
Born To Be Free, Cornerstone Television’s innovative and inspirational series on overcoming addictions, is a series of programs featuring testimonies, historical scenarios, and practical help for those seeking freedom from all types of addictive behavior.
Through these thirteen episodes, we will present solid, foundational principles that can help those struggling to overcome ANY addiction. We’ll discuss these principles with our panel of recovering addicts from several different walks of life. We’ll also bring you many incredible stories of people who have discovered the secret to overcoming their life-controlling issues. Whether struggling with drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, pornography, gambling, shopping, over-eating, dieting, arrogance, selfishness, low self-esteem, or some other compulsion — they all found hope in the midst of their pain.
While this series alone isn’t the answer to overcoming addictions, it can bring awareness to the issues controlling your life and point you in the right direction to find help.
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Episode 1: The Culture of Addiction
An introduction to the series and our problems of addiction and the Oxford Group’s solution.
The topics that will be discussed in this program are as follows: addiction in our society, approaches to treatment, history of the Oxford Group and AA, LaVerne Tripp’s testimony, and we will introduce upcoming shows.
Episode 2: Dying for Control
Our lives are out of control without God. We admit we are powerless and that our lives have become unmanageable.
The topics that will be discussed in this program are as follows: being disconnected and empty without God, a spiritual problem, our “best thinking” and sinful nature is responsible for this mess, we cannot fix our condition on our own, and we must relinquish control over our lives.
Episode 3: A Journey of Belief
Be willing to believe in God and seek His power to heal. Come to believe that a Power greater than ourselves can restore us to sanity.
The topics that will be discussed in this program are as follows: A look at our quest to believe that God is, our only hope resides in Him, Jesus came to bring freedom, learn how to passionately seek Him and God can take control of our unmanageable life.
Episode 4: Surrender
Turning your life over to the care of God. Make the decision to turn our will and our life over to the care of God.
The topics that will be discussed in this program are as follows: Having absolute surrender of our will, letting God take charge of everything and the issue of Pride and Self Centeredness…letting go.
Episode 5: Behind the Magnifying Glass
Honestly evaluating ourselves. Make a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.
The topics that will be discussed in this program are as follows: The ability to have complete honesty with self before God, examining the sins that hold us back leaving no stone unturned, the selfishness of addiction, the problem of an ego, and understanding our fears, evaluating our past.
Episode 6: Courage to Admit
The power of confessing our shortcomings. Admit to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.
In this episode we will be discussing: The freedom that confession brings, being honest with God in prayer, and the courage to admit our weaknesses to others.
Episode 7: The Real You
Recognizing we are imperfect vessels to move past the shame. Are entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character.
In this episode we will be discussing: conviction, healing from unworthiness, we are all flawed people, and guilt and shame that accompanies the acknowledgement of our defects.