Tagged: growth

15 Benefits of Staying Sober

By Cassidy Webb Originally published on New Directions If you are new to this whole sobriety thing and are struggling with the idea of never drinking or drugging again – that’s okay! Coming from...

Reshaping the AA Culture

AA needs to move beyond the canon of the Old Book, published in 1939. Will it?  This is an article originally posted five years ago on AA Agnostica. It is the introduction to the...

From 0 to 20 Secular AA Groups in Ontario

By Roger C Toronto’s Beyond Belief Agnostics & Freethinkers is the oldest and still active secular AA group in Canada. It held its first meeting on September 24th, 2009 at the Ontario Institute of...

Chapter 16: A Growing Secular Movement

Chapter 16: A Growing Secular Movement

Riding the Tide We are a rapidly growing and evolving secular movement within Alcoholics Anonymous. Our “godfather”, if you will, was Jim Burwell, back in the 1930s. That’s where we all – I trust...

Membership

AA Membership: Growth or Decline?

By Joe C. AA’s General Service Conference takes its own inventory, a process that has spanned several years. How well do we AAs meet our responsibility to reach out our hand, anytime, anywhere? Data...

Fireworks

Three years old!

By Roger C. AA Agnostica is – on this day, June 15, 2014 – three years old! It has been, in so very many ways, a remarkable year. The keyword that jumps to mind...