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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.

WILLINGNESS – What The Bible Says

RECOVERY REQUIRES SACRIFICELuke 14:33 Jesus said, “If you’re not willing to take what is dearest to you, whether plans or people and kiss it good-bye, you can’t be my disciple.” WE ALL NEED SUPPORT IN THE PROCESS 1 Corinthians 4:15 There are a lot of people around who can’t […]

A Drastic Self-Operation

____________________________________________________________________________________________Through the acknowledgment of God’s supreme power, I humbly ask Him to help me change my sinful habits and attitudes. ______________________________________________________________ If we claim that we’re free of sin, we’re only fooling ourselves. A claim like that is errant nonsense. On the other hand, if we admit our […]

Step Nine

STEP NINE Having identified the people, I have harmed, I will now go and make restitution to them. Unless to do is going to cause them or others pain or suffering. Having completed steps 1 to 8 we start step nine, aware that some of the resentment we […]

Words Matter

PEOPLE SHOULD BE ABLE TO TRUST YOU TO DO WHAT YOU SAY YOU WILLDeuteronomy 23:23 If you say you’re going to do something, do it. Keep the vow you willingly vowed to God, your God. You promised it, so do it. NEGATIVE WORDS AND POSITIVE WORDS HAVE EQUAL […]

Change What You Say

A good man says good things. These come from the good that is put away inside him. An evil man says evil things. These come from the evil that is put away inside him. But here is what I tell you. On judgment day, people will have to […]

What The Bible Says

James 4:10  Get down on your knees before the Master; it’s the only way you’ll get on your feet. Bowing in humility before the Lord means recognizing that our worth comes from God alone. To be humble involves leaning on his power and his guidance, and not going our […]

Peace Achieved

Matthew 5:9 Blessed are those who make peace. They will be called sons of God. Step Nine says “ Having identified the people, I have harmed, I will now go and make restitution to them. Unless to do is going to cause them or other pain or suffering.” […]

When We Pray

Prayer is essential in this ongoing warfare. Pray hard and long. Pray for your brothers and sisters. Keep your eyes open. Keep each other’s spirits up so that no one falls behind or drops out. Ephesians 6:18 “Prayer is not the conquering of Gods reluctance, but taking hold […]

The Word For Today

PEACE I’m leaving you well and whole. That’s my parting gift to you. Peace. I don’t leave you the way you’re used to being left–feeling abandoned, bereft. So don’t be upset. Don’t be distraught. When we worship the right way, God doesn’t stir us up into confusion; he […]

“I Am Leaving You With A Gift.”

THE GIFT OF PEACE “I am leaving you with a gift–peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid.” John 14:27   JESUS GIVES US THE GIFT OF PEACE Since we have been made […]