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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.

Step Four Review

IN ORDER TO CHANGE I WILL INVESTIGATE WITH GODS HELP MY SINFUL HABITS, ATTITUDES AND BEHAVIOURS. In the process of continued Spiritual growth we must continually review where we currently stand in the process. After praying, reading and listening to the Holy Spirit on Step Four this week […]

Verse For Today

2 Corinthians 9:13  Because of the service by which you have proved yourselves, others will praise God for the obedience that accompanies your confession of the gospel of Christ, and for your generosity in sharing with them and with everyone else.

What the Bible Says

Put to death the sinful, earthly things lurking within you. Have nothing to do with sexual immorality, impurity, lust, and evil desires. Don’t be greedy, for a greedy person is an idolater, worshiping the things of this world. Because of these sins, the anger of God is coming. […]

Trust and Obey

Luke 5:31 Jesus said, “Those who are healthy don’t need a doctor. Sick people do.” The Word of God provides us with a pattern for physical, spiritual and moral living. Sometimes God will ask us to do things we don’t understand. My advice is to obey them. Jesus […]

Moral Inventory

For the next three years, Bill Wilson pursued his recovery through the Oxford Group, which emphasized the following: 1. Complete deflation (of false pride) 2. Dependence on and guidance from God 3. Moral inventory 4. Confession Restitution 5. Continued work with other suffering persons This week at ‘Celebrate Recovery’ we […]

Let God Change You

1 Thessalonians 4:7 God hasn’t invited us into a disorderly, unkempt life but into something holy and beautiful– as beautiful on the inside as the outside. When we fail to meet God’s standards we need to confess our mistakes. In step six we commit to allowing God to […]

What The Bible Says

“The Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you.”  John 14:26 Jesus told His disciples “The Holy Spirit will teach you and help you remember” When I introduce myself […]

Using Our Mess for Ministry

GOD TAKES OUR MESS God did it for us. Out of sheer generosity, he put us in right standing with himself. A pure gift. He got us out of the mess we’re in and restored us to where he always wanted us to be. And he did it by […]