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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.

Balance

Hebrews 4:1 God’s promise of enjoying his rest still stands. So be careful that none of you fails to receive it. Through many years in recovery, attending many meetings and many events I am aware of how lucky I am. I am also conscious of the fact that […]

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Make The Right Choice

The choice to keep moving forward or go back is a choice we have to make every day for the rest of our lives. When I introduce myself to speak in recovery meetings I generally say: “My name is Archie and I am a recovered alcoholic. Recovered through […]

Amazing Grace

I woke up this morning with the words ‘Amazing Grace’ going through my mind and I found myself asking myself “What is amazing grace?” And like any good follower of Jesus, I prayed that God would show me what His amazing grace is all about. Which led me to ‘The Bible’ Below are some […]

God’s Grace Is a Gift

Ephesians 2:8 God’s grace has saved you because of your faith in Christ. Your salvation doesn’t come from anything you do. It is God’s gift Recovery is a gift from God that I didn’t deserve. He gave it to me because He loves me and I am His […]

The Word For Recovery

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. “Count on it: Everyone who had it in for you will end up out in the cold– […]

Overwhelming Guilt

Overwhelmed by guilt I came to recovery. Not because I wanted to but because I had nowhere else to go. Trouble by the mess I had made of my life I wanted to do better. I didn’t want to keep living the lies and the crisis I existed […]

Godly Sadness

Godly sadness is an acute sense of sadness we experience as a result of the things that are wrong in our character. It’s that moment in the recovery process when you realize what a mess you have made and you are going to have to fix it. The […]