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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 (22) and Ashleigh (18).

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.

Verse For Today

“You’re blessed when you’ve worked up a good appetite for God.” Matthew 5:6 Addiction and compulsion lose there influence over our lives as we increasingly yield them to the control of the Holy Spirit. The Spirit of God living in us reduces our appetite for sin and increases […]

Action Is The Magic Word

Do you feel that you could never come close to God because you have done something terrible? God can and will forgive you for any sin. While God forgives us, however, He does not always erase the natural consequences of our sin. Recovery requires changes in our character. […]

What The Bible Says

About minding your own business Stay calm; mind your own business; do your own job. You’ve heard all this from us before, but a reminder never hurts. We want you living in a way that will command the respect of outsiders, not lying around sponging off your friends. […]

Growing Up ~ Spiritually

Recovery requires a change of character that can only be obtained through a relationship with Jesus. There’s no particular virtue in accepting punishment that you well deserve. But if you’re treated badly for good behavior and continue in spite of it to be a good servant, that is […]

Verse For Today

Jesus said: “If you’re honest in small things, you’ll be honest in big things.” Luke 16:10 God calls us to be honest even in small details we could easily ignore. We need to maintain our integrity in every area of our lives Recovery requires rigorous honesty.    

Word for Today

HONESTY Your level of honesty demonstrates the quality of your character Honesty lives confident and carefree, but Shifty is sure to be exposed. Proverbs 10:9 Honesty brings blessings from God Quiet down before God, be prayerful before him. Don’t bother with those who climb the ladder, who elbow […]

Knowing More about God

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 happened to me! Realising God cared about me and would help me recover.

Experience

Don’t just learn, experience. Don’t just read, absorb. Don’t just change, transform. Don’t just relate, advocate. Don’t just promise, prove. Don’t just criticize, encourage. Don’t just think, ponder. Don’t just take, give. Don’t just see, feel. Don’t just dream, do. Don’t just hear, listen. Don’t just talk, act. […]

Listen and Obey

Listen and Obey Be sure that you don’t say no to the One who speaks. People did not escape when they said no to the One who warned them on earth. And what if we turn away from the One who warns us from heaven? How much less […]

Verse of the day

Romans 8:31-32 “With God on our side like this, how can we lose?” “If God didn’t hesitate to put everything on the line for us, embracing our condition and exposing himself to the worst by sending his own Son, is there anything else he wouldn’t gladly and freely […]