“You’re familiar with the command to the ancients, ‘Do not murder.’ I’m telling you that anyone who is so much as angry with a brother or sister is guilty of murder. Carelessly call a brother ‘idiot!’ and you just might find yourself hauled into court. Thoughtlessly yell ‘stupid!’ […]
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.
Proverbs 9:6 Don’t stay unsure of yourself, but live! Walk in the way of understanding!”
In our time something new has been added. What Moses and the prophets witnessed to all those years has happened. The God-setting-things-right that we read about has become Jesus-setting-things-right for us. And not only for us but for everyone who believes in him. For there is no difference […]
“Do you see what I’ve done? I’ve refined you, I’ve tested you like silver in the furnace of affliction. There’s more to come.” We continue to shout our praise even when we’re hemmed in with troubles because we know how troubles can develop passionate patience in us, Day […]
Don’t love the world’s ways. Don’t love the world’s goods. Love of the world squeezes out love for the Father. Practically everything that goes on in the world–wanting your own way, wanting everything for yourself, wanting to appear important–has nothing to do with the Father. It just isolates […]
Psalm 73:21 At one time my heart was sad and my spirit was bitter. Never forget where you came from. The day you do you start heading back there. Not all of my drinking and using life were doom and gloom. I had some really good times and […]
Ephesians 1:11 It’s in Christ that we find out who we are and what we are living for. Long before we first heard of Christ and got our hopes up, he had his eye on us, had designs on us for glorious living. Acts 2:38 Peter said, “Change […]
I’m speaking to you out of deep gratitude for all that God has given me, and especially as I have responsibilities in relation to you. Living then, as every one of you does, in pure grace, it’s important that you not misinterpret yourselves as people who are bringing […]
Pilate went back out again and said to them, “I present him to you, but I want you to know that I do not find him guilty of any crime.” John 19:4 He was proclaimed a Lamb without spot or fault, but the killed Him anyway. He came […]
That evening as he sat eating with the Twelve, he said, “One of you will betray me.” Sorrow chilled their hearts, and each one asked, “Am I the one?” He replied, “It is the one I served first. For I must die just as was prophesied, but woe […]