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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.

Stop Trying To Be Someone You Are Not

Read: Luke 7:24-28Focus Verse: Luke 7:28 John the Baptist committed himself to being who God called him to be. A prophet sent by God to prepare the way for Jesus. As we go through the process of recovery. Learn the Twelve Steps and apply them to our daily […]

Step One Week 2

Step One: I admit my life is a mess and I am out of control None of us is perfectly qualified. We get it wrong nearly every time we open our mouths. If you could find someone whose speech was perfectly true, you’d have a perfect person, in […]

Discussion Starter #17

God Has a Plan Psalms 10:14 God, you see trouble and sadness. You take note of it. You do something about it. So those who are attacked place themselves in your care. You help children whose fathers have died No matter what you are going through now God […]

What The Bible Says

Sin can’t tell you how to live. After all, you’re not living under that old tyranny any longer. You’re living in the freedom of God. So, since we’re out from under the old tyranny, does that mean we can live any old way we want? Since we’re free […]

Morning Harmony #17

Slaves to Addiction John 8:34 Jesus said, “I tell you most solemnly that anyone who chooses a life of sin is trapped in a dead-end life and is, in fact, a slave. We don’t like to use the word ‘slave’ very often. We certainly don’t like it applied […]

Discussion Starter #16

I’ll Not Turn Back! 2 Peter 2:18 They are loudmouths, full of hot air, but still they’re dangerous. Men and women who have recently escaped from a deviant life are most susceptible to their brand of seduction. The words of a Salvation Army Song. I’ll not turn back, […]

Morning Harmony #16

Wake Up and Listen! John 8:47 “Anyone on God’s side listens to God’s words.” There is an old saying ‘there is none so deaf as those who will not hear.’ Many of us when caught up in addiction and compulsion are on auto pilot. We don’t see what […]

Discussion Starter #15

I Believe in You Matthew 9:28 The blind men went in with him. Jesus said to them, “Do you really believe I can do this?” Matthew 9:27-34 Seeing isn’t always believing. Often when we start attending recovery groups we see what is going on bust we don’t believe […]

Morning Harmony #15

Beating Blame John 8:6-9 They were trying to trap him into saying something incriminating so they could bring charges against him. Jesus bent down and wrote with his finger in the dirt. They kept at him, badgering him. He straightened up and said, “The sinless one among you, […]

Discussion Starter #14

Permitted Doesn’t Always Mean ‘Good for You’ 1 Corinthians 6:12 Just because something is technically legal doesn’t mean that it’s spiritually appropriate. If I went around doing whatever I thought I could get by with, I’d be a slave to my whims. I started drinking at the age […]