ABOUT THIS SHOW: A good mentor has the ability to communicate what they have learned in life, they are prepared, approachable, available and have good listening skills. A good mentor practices honesty with diplomacy, they are objective and fair, and they show compassion. Join the Monty’man and Dave Fleming as they unpack the importance of a mentor in the recovery process and in life.
CLOSING SONG: If I Get Drunk Tonight by Jeff bates www.jeffbates.net
ABOUT THIS SHOW: Is the Newcomer the most important person in a Twelve Step meeting? How should members of our recovery groups approach the Newcomer who perhaps is scared, shaky and bewildered? What about the way we talk about our personal views on outside issues in a meeting? Can this cause a newcomer to feel alienated? Monty shares several stories of listeners as they share their experience as Newcomers and how they were treated when they first walked into the rooms of recovery. CLOSING SONG: We’re Glad You’re Here by Conley White.
ABOUT THIS SHOW: A listener writes in to share how she was shut down in her AA meeting for mentioning her Higher Power by name. Monty and the team discuss the issue of being Higher Power Specific in the Twelve Step Rooms. Also, Monty slams the commercials and half-time show broadcast at this year’s Super Bowl. He’s not at all pleased and makes no apologies for his view on the issue.
CLOSING SONG: Give Me New Eyes by John McAndrew.
My guest started playing guitar when he was 13 years old but because he spent most of his teen years in and out of jail, he didn’t start his own band until his 20’s.
Now as the front man for the hard rockin band The Heroes, Chris shares his story of experience, strength and hope, his recovery and his journey to God. If you have ever been on the sobriety rollercoaster and wonder if there is still hope for you, don’t miss this powerful interview of music and passion for the hope that is recovery and the God who is God.
Visit The Heroes Web Site: www.theheroesoc.com
About This Show: HOW IT WORKS is still HOW IT WORKS (Part Two) in Narcotics Anonymous.
What is the main difference between the program of Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholics Anonymous? Is How It Works the same in NA as it is in AA? Why do we disrespect each other so often? Is there a solution to the conflict between the two fellowships?
CLOSING SONG: Dancing With His Demons by Mark Elder
ABOUT THIS SHOW: EZ DOES IT. Take 12 Recovery Radio welcomes Mr. Ezekiel Hill to the show.
His friends call him EZ and his recovery is strong. Tune into this special broadcast as EZ shares his experience, strength and hope in regard to his story of recovery from addiction to restoration.
A special thank you to Adult & Teen Challenge of the Pacific Northwest for their ministry of putting hope within reach of those living with life controlling issues.
CLOSING SONG: In the Rooms by Richie Supa.
ABOUT THIS SHOW: Topic: HOW IT WORKS is still HOW IT WORKS. With all the controversy surrounded around the different methods of recovering from substance use disorder, is it possible that we have lost our way and need to get back to what has been and continues to be the most effective recovery process? Join the Monty’man, Dave and Marv as they welcome our newest co-host, Margie W.
CLOSING SONG: We’re Glad You’re Here by Conley White.
ABOUT THIS SHOW: Recovery Music and the Solution.
The Monty’man shares some insight from the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous and the chapter, There is a Solution. “We, of Alcoholics Anonymous, know thousands of men and women who were once just as hopeless as Bill. Nearly all have recovered. They have solved the drink problem”. Threaded throughout this episode is four of the Monty’man’s favorite recovery songs by Michael Purington & The Messengers and the recovery band, Selfishsteam. Also, the Monty’man has a bone to pick with Taco Bell and Red Robin and praise for the Old Spaghetti Factory.
ABOUT THIS SHOW: The topic is: HAPPINESS. Is happiness overrated? Is there more to life than being happy? Should we pursue happiness, or should we go after right living? Why are so many people depressed this time of year and overall? Is there a way to be more than simply happy but to have serenity, joy and peace regardless of the happing’s going on around us? Join Dave Fleming and the Monty’man for this episode of Entitled to Overcome, (Solutions for Life, Today).
CLOSING SONG: That’s What Christmas Is by Jeff Bates. www.jeffbates.net
ABOUT THIS SHOW: The 2019 Christmas Special. Join Marv, Denver, and the Monty’man as they welcome our special guest Butch and Genny W. Ministry leaders for Celebrate Recovery in Albany, Oregon. Butch and Genny share how they stay focused and sober during the holiday’s as a married couple in recovery. Also, some great fun facts about the holidays, the true story of Santa Claus and the Salvation Army. Tune in and win our Christmas Music CD’s and The Walking Through the Big Book audio DVD workshop.
Merry Christmas from all of us here at Take 12 Recovery Radio and KHLT Recovery Broadcasting.
CLOSING SONG: Christmas Medley with Blake & Jenna Bolerjack. www.blakeandjenna.com