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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.

Thought For Today

You are not born with godly character; it is developed through getting to know God and his Word and through experience and testing. Romans 5:6  When we were utterly helpless, with no way of escape, Christ came at just the right time and died for us sinners who […]

Verse For Today

Right at the crest, where Mount Olives begins its descent, the whole crowd of disciples burst into enthusiastic praise over all the mighty works they had witnessed: Blessed is he who comes, the king in God’s name! All’s well in heaven! Glory in the high places! Luke 19:38

Open Our Eyes

Mark 8:17 Jesus overheard and said, “Don’t you see the point of all this? Don’t you get it at all?” Many of us for a long time failed to admit we had a problem. We closed our eyes to the truth. We did not want to face the […]

Are You Ready?

I have been away! Visiting family and getting ready for the ‘Next Stage’ of my spiritual walk. In the past, I have continued my blog whilst on holiday but this time I made a conscious decision to ‘Rest’ Because like so many other people I know I can be good at […]

The Word For Recovery

2 Timothy 1:9  God saved us and chose us to be his holy people, but not because of anything we ourselves did. God saved us and made us his people because that was what he wanted and because of his grace. That grace was given to us through Christ […]

Salvation ~ A Gift From God

Romans 10:5-15 Moses said that a person could become acceptable to God by obeying the Law. He did this when he wrote, “If you want to live, you must do all that the Law commands.” But people whose faith makes them acceptable to God will never ask, “Who […]

Verse For Today

Get along among yourselves, each of you doing your part. Our counsel is that you warn the freeloaders to get a move on. Gently encourage the stragglers, and reach out for the exhausted, pulling them to their feet. Be patient with each person, attentive to individual needs. And […]

Praise Him!

We will celebrate and praise you, Lord! You are good to us, and your love never fails. No one can praise you enough for all of the mighty things you have done. Psalms 106:1-2 If we are still happy running amuck (living by our own rules) it reflects in […]

The Word For Recovery

The focus of the Good News is forgiveness of sins and freedom from guilt through faith in Christ.  Have you received Gods forgiveness? Are you maturing day in the knowledge that recovery is a process of continual spiritual growth?

Standing Room Only

Ephesians 6:11 Put on all of God’s armor so that you will be able to stand safe against all strategies and tricks of Satan. In recovery, there is no space for neutrality. We are called to stand up and stand out. To be prepared to take a firm […]