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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.

#9 Dangerous Irresponsibility

Psalms 23:4 Even when the way goes through Death Valley, I’m not afraid when you walk at my side. Your trusty shepherd’s crook makes me feel secure When we were living irresponsibly, we often put our lives in danger, particularly when under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. […]

What The Bible Says

Beyond Fear Psalms 34:4 God met me more than halfway, he freed me from my anxious fears. Fear and doubt are conquered by a faith that rejoices. Kay Arthur#Fear #Doubt #Faith

Don't Be Afraid

Don’t Be Afraid Isaiah 41:10 Don’t panic. I’m with you. There’s no need to fear for I’m your God. I’ll give you strength. I’ll help you. I’ll hold you steady, keep a firm grip on you. I have watched more people walkaway from recovery than havecompleted it, all […]

#8 Relaxed Composure

Psalms 23:2 You have bedded me down in lush meadows, you find me quiet pools to drink from. It’s good to be alive, to feel the sun on rain on your face. Sure, we still have some ‘bad days’ but on the whole life without hangovers, feeling guilty […]

Self-Control

STEP ONE I ADMITTED MY LIFE WAS A MESS AND I WAS OUT OF CONTROL 1 Corinthians 10:13 No test or temptation that comes your way is beyond the course of what others have had to face. All you need to remember is that God will never let […]

Everyman's Quota

Keep us alive with three square meals. Matthew 6:11 There is not enough money in this world to satisfy our addictions. Alcohol, drugs and wrong living emptied my pockets. No matter how much I earned, and I had some high paying jobs during my using years. My family […]

What The Bible Says

I followed orders, stood there and took it while they beat me, held steady while they pulled out my beard, Didn’t dodge their insults, faced them as they spit in my face. And the Master, God, stays right there and helps me, so I’m not disgraced. Isaiah 50:6-7 […]

Discussion Starter #6

2 Corinthians 4:2 We refuse to wear masks and play games. We don’t maneuver and manipulate behind the scenes. And we don’t twist God’s Word to suit ourselves. Rather, we keep everything we do and say out in the open, the whole truth on display, so that those […]

#6 God Does Not Tempt

Keep us safe from ourselves and the Devil. You’re in charge! You can do anything you want! You’re ablaze in beauty! Matthew 6:13 Memories of the good times drinking and drugging are temptations we need to guard against. In our minds, we can paint lovely pictures of our […]

Stop Telling Lies

Numbers 23:19 God is not man, one given to lies, and not a son of man changing his mind. Does he speak and not do what he says? Does he promise and not come through? God doesn’t lie. He can’t lie. To suggest He can lie is suggesting […]