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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.

Dealing With Bad Habits

Romans 7:15 I don’t really understand myself, for I want to do what is right, but I don’t do it. Instead, I do what I hate. One of the best ways to deal with bad habits is to recognize them for what they are and confess them honestly. Paul […]

I’ve Been Changed #2

STEP SEVEN THROUGH ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF GOD’S SUPREME POWER, I HUMBLY ASK HIM TO HELP ME CHANGE MY SINFUL HABITS AND ATTITUDES. The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous says “Half measures availed us nothing.  We stood at the turning point.  We asked His protection and care with complete abandon” […]

I’ve Been Changed #1

STEP SEVEN Through the acknowledgment of God’s supreme power, I humbly ask Him to help me change my sinful habits and attitudes. When you enter ‘Spiritual Recovery’ and realise God had to be looking after you how could you not want to know more about Him? That’s what […]

What The Bible Says

“Sing to the Lord, O Earth, Declare each day that he is the one who saves!”  1 Chronicles 16:23 There is One True Higher Power and His name is Jesus Christ. He came to earth to show us ‘The Way’ to recovery by revealing to us ‘The Truth, about […]

The Word For Recovery

“God’s angry displeasure erupts as acts of human mistrust and wrongdoing and lying accumulate, as people try to put a shroud over truth. But the basic reality of God is plain enough. Open your eyes and there it is! By taking a long and thoughtful look at what […]

It Wisnae Me!

1 John 1:8-10 If we claim not to have sin, we are deceiving ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we acknowledge our sins, then, since he is trustworthy and just, he will forgive them and purify us from all wrongdoing. If we claim we have not […]

Living LIFE in Recovery

Recently on a trip to Perth, I had some time to sit down, reflect and write. As I did the following emerged and I thought it was the beginning of a new book for me. As I read and reflected on it this morning what I see I […]

Pretending to Believe

Proverbs 16:3 Commit to the Lord everything you do. Then he will make your plans succeed. If you sincerely want to achieve lasting, growing recovery you need to include God in it. You have all probably heard the clichés “Fake it till you make it.” I don’t believe […]

Jesus knows it all

Proverbs 15:11 If the Lord can see everything in the world of the dead, he can see in our hearts. God knows all about us. He understands our strengths and our weaknesses. He knows if we lie, cheat, steal or do anything He disapproves of. One of the […]