Monthly Archives: April 2013

Hail to the Gospel Rescue Missions and Their Important Help for Drunks and AAs

Dick B., Copyright 2013 Anonymous. All rights reserved. Andy Bales of the Los Angeles mission was kind enough to send me good wishes on my 27th year of continuous sobriety. And I take this opportunity to thank him and to … Continue reading

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My Higher Power the Light Bulb – How Crazy Can All This get!

The crazier the higher powers become, the crazier the statements about them–whatever they are–get to be. Light bulbs are. . . chests of drawers are. . . Gertrude is. . . Ralph is. . . A table is. . . … Continue reading

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Common Errors About A.A., Its Alleged Oxford Group Origins, and Its Real Roots in the Bible

There are several points about this article that need correcton and then fleshing out. First, the roots of A.A. were in the Bible, and not in the Oxford Group. The Good Book and The Big Book: A.A’s Roots in the … Continue reading

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AA “Christ Meetings” — A New Moniker Used by Anti-AA Writers Calling Themselves Christians

There are probably seven to a dozen writers who describe themselves as Christians but are violently anti-A.A. They are unable to describe themselves as, or in terms of A.A. History writers, A.A. history lovers, Christian alcoholics, Christians in A.A., the … Continue reading

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The Fundamentals of Alcoholics Anonymous History

The Fundamentals & Utility of Alcoholics Anonymous History Origins, Transmission, Successes, Proliferating Parts By Dick B. © 2013 Anonymous. All rights reserved Today’s Jumble of “Programs” All A.A.’s Ideas Were Borrowed, said Bill W. Early in its founding years, A.A.’s … Continue reading

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Plan to Attend 3rd International A.A. History Conference, Portland ME in early September, 2013

Plans are under way for a major international A.A. history conference to be held in Portland, Maine in September, 2013. Stay tuned for dates, times, and locations. Dick and Ken will arrive early and be available for personal meetings and … Continue reading

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Thanks for the Posts and Comments on This AA History and the Bible Site

To William and Mary: The healthy responses you are getting to your posts is heart warming. Those who get the point might be reminded of one of Clancy’s quips in his talks. He mentions a phiilosopher and a sign that … Continue reading

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