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ArchieB

I was born in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland.

I now live in Melbourne Australia with my wife Karen and my three children Duncan (23) Mitchell (21) and Ashleigh (17).

I am a recovered alcoholic. recovered through the Saving Grace of Jesus Christ and the power of the Holy Spirit living in and working through me.

My life mission is to help people suffering from addiction to discover personal relationship with Jesus Christ so they to can experience what it means to be truly sober.

Don’t Ignore God

Don’t love the world’s ways. Don’t love the world’s goods. Love of the world squeezes out love for the Father. Practically everything that goes on in the world–wanting your own way, wanting everything for yourself, wanting to appear important–has nothing to do with the Father. It just isolates […]

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I’ll Not Turn Back

Psalm 73:21 At one time my heart was sad and my spirit was bitter. Never forget where you came from. The day you do you start heading back there. Not all of my drinking and using life were doom and gloom. I had some really good times and […]

Church For People With Addictions

Ephesians 1:11 It’s in Christ that we find out who we are and what we are living for. Long before we first heard of Christ and got our hopes up, he had his eye on us, had designs on us for glorious living. Acts 2:38 Peter said, “Change […]

THE GIFT OF GOD

I’m speaking to you out of deep gratitude for all that God has given me, and especially as I have responsibilities in relation to you. Living then, as every one of you does, in pure grace, it’s important that you not misinterpret yourselves as people who are bringing […]

The Need For Self-Control

That evening as he sat eating with the Twelve, he said, “One of you will betray me.” Sorrow chilled their hearts, and each one asked, “Am I the one?” He replied, “It is the one I served first. For I must die just as was prophesied, but woe […]

Thought For Today

You are not born with godly character; it is developed through getting to know God and his Word and through experience and testing. Romans 5:6  When we were utterly helpless, with no way of escape, Christ came at just the right time and died for us sinners who […]

Verse For Today

Right at the crest, where Mount Olives begins its descent, the whole crowd of disciples burst into enthusiastic praise over all the mighty works they had witnessed: Blessed is he who comes, the king in God’s name! All’s well in heaven! Glory in the high places! Luke 19:38

Open Our Eyes

Mark 8:17 Jesus overheard and said, “Don’t you see the point of all this? Don’t you get it at all?” Many of us for a long time failed to admit we had a problem. We closed our eyes to the truth. We did not want to face the […]

Are You Ready?

I have been away! Visiting family and getting ready for the ‘Next Stage’ of my spiritual walk. In the past, I have continued my blog whilst on holiday but this time I made a conscious decision to ‘Rest’ Because like so many other people I know I can be good at […]