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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.

The Word For Recovery

“God’s angry displeasure erupts as acts of human mistrust and wrongdoing and lying accumulate, as people try to put a shroud over truth. But the basic reality of God is plain enough. Open your eyes and there it is! By taking a long and thoughtful look at what […]

It Wisnae Me!

1 John 1:8-10 If we claim not to have sin, we are deceiving ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we acknowledge our sins, then, since he is trustworthy and just, he will forgive them and purify us from all wrongdoing. If we claim we have not […]

Living LIFE in Recovery

Recently on a trip to Perth, I had some time to sit down, reflect and write. As I did the following emerged and I thought it was the beginning of a new book for me. As I read and reflected on it this morning what I see I […]

Pretending to Believe

Proverbs 16:3 Commit to the Lord everything you do. Then he will make your plans succeed. If you sincerely want to achieve lasting, growing recovery you need to include God in it. You have all probably heard the clichés “Fake it till you make it.” I don’t believe […]

Jesus knows it all

Proverbs 15:11 If the Lord can see everything in the world of the dead, he can see in our hearts. God knows all about us. He understands our strengths and our weaknesses. He knows if we lie, cheat, steal or do anything He disapproves of. One of the […]

Watch What You Say

The tongue is a small thing, but what enormous damage it can do. A great forest can be set on fire by one tiny spark. The tongue can corrupt the whole body, sets the whole course of your life. It is written, “As I live,” says the Lord, […]

Anger is Often a Reaction to Hurt Pride

Numbers 22:29 Balaam said, “Because you’ve been playing games with me! If I had a sword I would have killed you by now.” The donkey saved Balaam’s life but made him look foolish in the process, so Balaam lashed out at the donkey. We sometimes strike out at […]

Matthew 5:4 “You’re blessed when you feel you’ve lost what is most dear to you. Only then can you be embraced by the One most dear to you.” Jesus began his Sermon on the Mount with words that seem to contradict each other. God’s way of living often […]

Verse For Today

Go ahead and be angry. You do well to be angry–but don’t use your anger as fuel for revenge. And don’t stay angry. Don’t go to bed angry. Ephesians 4:26 The angry man is compared to a ship sent into the sea, which hath the devil for its […]