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Living In Freedom Everyday is based on what Jesus promised as recorded in John 10:10, "I have come that they may have LIFE and have it more abundantly." This is a Christ-centered and biblical addiction recovery ministry which meets:

Monday nights at Winterville Baptist Church (Pitt Co) located at 2593 Church Street, Winterville, NC

Monday nights at Calvary Chapel of Red Oak located at 3761 Red Oak Battleboro Road, Battleboro, NC

Monday nights at Crossroads Baptist Church located at 1802 US Hwy 70, New Bern, N.C. 28560

Thursday nights at Oakdale Baptist Church, 13037 US 64 Alt., Rocky Mount. (Edgecombe Co)

Friday nights at Grace Baptist Church located at 2200 Auten Road,  Gastonia, N.C.(Gaston County).


See the "visit LIFE" tab above for individual meeting schedules.  A meal is provided free of charge. We welcome men and women to come. We can also help you with other resources such as detox or residential treatment programs.


Come join us as we grow together in the freedom that Christ offers.


For more information contact Winterville Baptist Church at 252-756-5955, Oakdale Baptist Church at 252-442-6587, Crossroads Baptist Church at 252-633-3761, Calvary Chapel of Red Oak 252-443-0811 or Grace Baptist Church 1-704-864-5121.

Our administrative offices are at 101 West 14th Street, Winterville, NC 27834



Michael Dixon, MDIV/CO, LCAS-A


Former Senior Pastor of 32 years. Pastor Dixon resides in Winterville, N.C. ; Founder & Executive Director of LIFE; Licensed Addiction Specialist-A; Author of "Casting Down Idols through the Power of the Gospel," and the LIFE curriculum (L.I.F.E.) available on; Host of the Podcast "Casting Down Idols."

Pastor Dixon holds a Master of Divinity with Biblical Counseling degree, a B.S. in Church Ministries, Associate of Arts in Religion, and is a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist-A through the governing board of N.C., and a Mental Health Advocate through the American Association of Christian Counselors.  

He is also a published author, "Casting Down Idols through The Power of The Gospel,” available on, as well as other online bookstores. He also authored the 40 week curriculum for the LIFE program. Pastor Dixon was once an alcoholic and addicted to drugs until he was delivered over 35 years ago.


Carolyn Fox, Pastor Dixon's mother shares how she learned to trust God for her addicted son. You can watch her video here:


Pastor Dixon now devotes much of his time and resources in reaching out to others who are struggling in that same place that he once was. There is a way out of addiction and life can be great. L.I.F.E. exists to help people realize this truth!

Pastor Dixon can be emailed at:

Check out Pastor Dixon's addiction recovery podcast on Apple Podcasts and Spotify, Casting Down Idols.

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