Step 4

Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves

About Step 4, from Fr. Martin

Fr. Martin presents an overview of Steps 4 and 5 and how the major part of the 12 steps are involved in "cleaning house", taking an honest look at ourselves and becoming free of the guilt of our past. More information is available at

Click the appropriate View button below to watch the associated video. Note that these videos are provided not so that you will totally agree with every one of them since each video may be presented with a somewhat different perspective on a Higher Power. Hopefully you can feel kinship with one or more of the perspectives, however, and thereby gain some guidance. The goal is for you to be able to work the program effectively and find a fulfillment of the the 12 step promises in your life.

Dr. K.J. Foster

Talks about her personal experiences with Step 4 with some advice about how to do the step in ways that lead to more freedom from relapse.


Sober MD

Dr. Douglas Cook talks about getting started with Step 4 and his personal experiences with that step and his experiences with his patients.


Tommy Rosen

Tommy Rosen talks about how in writing out our personal inventory and going through the fact-finding of yoga, we deal with our true issues.


John Anthony

A Church of God minister says that Jesus gives us power to look into our own lives and know what needs to be changed, based on the Bible.



When drug dealers threatened Austin's family, he knew he had to change. In recovery, he learned to find his strengths through God.