When I first became a Christian I was already to old for youth events. Today I am glad I have two teenage sons and an excuse to visit some. On Friday night I took my two sons as part of the Belgrave South Baptist Church Youth Group to […]
I was born in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland.
I now live in Melbourne, Australia with my wife Karen and my three children Duncan Mitchell and Ashleigh. 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's mission is to help people suffering from addiction discover a personal relationship with Jesus Christ so they can experience what it means to be truly sober.
Proverbs 26:18-19 Just as damaging as a madman shooting a deadly weapon is someone who lies to a friend and then says, “I was only joking. ”
Jesus warns us to be prepared because we don’t know when He will return. Daily obedience is our only choice. Matthew 24:46
Addiction and compulsion creates personality problems. In a bid to escape uncomfortable feelings and face up to our responsibilities we invent complex and careless alter realities. In order to correct our personality problems we need to turn to God. Only in relationship with Him can the refining personality […]
‘He paid a debt He did not owe, I owed a debt I could not pay’. But Christ paid it for me. Today this thought has occupied a large space in my mind and heart. Without Jesus I am nothing. He made me new. He gives me the […]
There are times when God’s will for me is the direct opposite of what I want. My recovery depends on me accepting the fact ‘I don’t always know what’s best for me’. I can be self-centered. When I came to recovery and agreed with God to ‘give control […]
In recovery it is crucial to learn to depend on the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit reveals the truth of God’s Word (John 15:25-27). Learning God’s truth equips us for what God and life have on store for us.
DO YOUR PART. Deuteronomy 29:29 GOD, our God, will take care of the hidden things but the revealed things are our business. It’s up to us and our children to attend to all the terms in this Revelation. STAY CLOSE TO GOD. Psalms 31:23 Love GOD, all you […]