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.
The Good Shepherd Psalm 1:1-2 How well God must like you– you don’t hang out at Sin Saloon, you don’t slink along Dead-End Road, you don’t go to Smart-Mouth College. Instead, you thrill to God’s Word, you chew on Scripture day and night. When we first discovered alcohol […]
So where does that put us? Basically, all of us, whether insiders or outsiders, start out in identical conditions, which is to say that we all start out as sinners. Scripture leaves no doubt about it. This makes it clear, doesn’t it, that whatever is written in these […]
We justify our actions by appearances; God examines our motives.
Become What You Believe During the years I used alcohol and drugs I put so many different substances into my body. I did not care about my body and I didn’t care about how what I did affected anyone else. On entering a faith-based recovery community I realized […]
You must not give sin a vote in the way you conduct your lives. Don’t give it the time of day. Don’t even run little errands that are connected with that old way of life. Throw yourselves wholeheartedly and full-time–remember, you’ve been raised from the dead!–into God’s way […]
Salvation is freely given but it cost God a lot Read Romans 3:22-26Focus Verse: Since we’ve compiled this long and sorry record as sinners (both us and them) and proved that we are utterly incapable of living the glorious lives God wills for us. One of the hardest […]
Start With The End In Mind For many years in recovery, I have witnessed many people come and go. Many have succeeded and many have failed. The reason I believe many people fail is that ‘they don’t plan not to.’ Today’s ‘Discussion Starter’ is all about ‘Starting with […]
Run hard and fast in the faith. Seize the eternal life, the life you were called to, the life you so fervently embraced in the presence of so many witnesses. 1 Timothy 6:12 #Run #Fast #Faith
Since we’ve compiled this long and sorry record as sinners (both us and them) and proved that we are utterly incapable of living the glorious lives God wills for us. Didn’t you realize that your body is a sacred place, the place of the Holy Spirit? Don’t you […]