The beginnings of the 12 steps
Ever wonder where we got our 12 steps?
Ever wonder, where, when, why & how the first 12 step meeting started?
No need to wonder anymore.
On Jan. 9, 2012 “The Hiding Place Fellowship” Will host a guest speaker.
His name is Dick B. From
, arguably the
most informed 12 step historian alive. Hawaii
Prior to getting clean & sober Dick worked for decades as an investigative attorney. Today,Dick B. is the leading historian and writer on the history and roots of the 12 steps of recovery as founded and developed in
in the period between 1935
and 1938. He has thoroughly researched and published fifteen major wellsprings
of the 12 steps. Dick has done personal
interviews with individuals from the first 12 step groups. He compared their
information with early records he found in the archives in Akron,
D.C. and . His work can be found in 33 published titles, over 170
articles, over 70 audio talks, and on various radio, podcast, and TV
presentations. He has spoken all over the Akron
Ohio on this subject. He
is a writer, historian, retired attorney, Bible student, and he has sponsored
more than 100 men. He has devoted years of research to his topic. He is a
member of Phi Beta Kappa and a former Case and Legislation Editor of the
Stanford Law Review. He holds an A.A. degree in Economics from United States University of California
Berkeley and A.B. and J.D. degrees from .
He is a member of numerous professional historical and recovery societies. Stanford University
Dick B. Is the author of many books including… The Good Book, A Design for Living that Works, Anne Smith's Journal, 1933-1939, Turning Point, The Conversion of Bill W. and several others.
When ? .Jan.9th 2012
Where? “Cry Help Bingo Hall” 8330 No. Lankershim Bl. No.
Hollywood Ca. 91605
When ? January 9, 2011
Dinner will be served from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. The speaker will go from 7:00 to 8:00pm.
For more info or if you need transportation please call 562) 266-3024.
Also From Jan. 17, 2012 to March 10, 2012 “The Hiding Place Fellowship” Will be doing an in depth study on a “Biblical Perspective of the 12 steps.”
Come join us every Monday evening from 6:45 to 8:30pm. At the Cry Help Bingo Hall.