Category: Morning Start-Up

Everyone Needs Recovery

Billy Graham said “The modern world is said to have made discipleship harder. But it has also made evangelism easier. Today’s world is said to be multiplying crises all around us. But we must never forget that, for the gospel, each crisis is an opportunity.” EVERYONE NEEDS RECOVERY! […]

#6 Morning Start-Up

  AIMING TO BE John 7:12-13       MORNING START-UP Some people have trouble believing we have really changed. I know for my family it took time. Because I had entered rehab previously (a couple of times) and failed. This can be frustrating and can make us feel angry. […]

#5 Morning Start-Up

    UNBUCKLED FROM GUILT             John 3:18     Morning Start-UpWhen I look back on my past it is easy to remember all the things I did wrong. Things I could have been condemned for. I often have failed to live up to […]

#4 Morning Start- Up

  “CHILDISH ADULTHOOD”            Luke 18:15-17       Morning Start-UpThere have been many times in my life in the past when I have been ‘childish’, but not ‘childlike’ When I was stubborn, foolish and destructive. Times when under the influence of alcohol and/or other […]

#3 Morning Start-Up

    FOR OR AGAINST   Matthew 12:30     Morning Start-UpSometimes we want to be on the side of everything that is good, clean and wholesome, then at other times we still want the things we know are no good for us or those we love. It is […]

#2 Morning Start-Up

       BETTER DAYS AHEAD      Psalm 23:5-6   Morning Start-Up The good times are not all in the past. We sometimes remember the ‘good old days’ without remembering they were really ‘the bad old days’ Living standards and conditions that were not very good. I remember spending five years of […]

#1 Morning Start-Up

  DANGEROUS IRRESPONSIBILTY        Psalm 23:4     One of the disciplines I learned early in recovery. In fact, I learned it whilst in rehab in Rockingham in Western Australia through the reading of the Alcoholics Anonymous book 24 Hours a Day. It was the importance of starting […]