TRUTH

True Deuteronomy 25:15 Use only one weight, a true and honest weight, and one measure, a true and honest measure, so that you will live a long time on the land that GOD, your God, is giving you. Realistic Exodus 29:46 They’ll realize that I am their GOD […]

Friday Night Surrender

When I first became a Christian I was already to old for youth events. Today I am glad I have two teenage sons and an excuse to visit some. On Friday night I took my two sons as part of the Belgrave South Baptist Church Youth Group to […]

I don’t want to die but do I want to live.

Everyday I work with people who’s lives are in crisis. Crisis caused by many different circumstances. Crisis to which most see as the solution alcohol and drugs. I was meeting with one of these people recently who was distressed and said to me ‘I don’t want to die’ […]

Honesty is the best policy

Addiction and compulsion creates personality problems. In a bid to escape uncomfortable feelings and face up to our responsibilities we invent complex and careless alter realities. In order to correct our personality problems we need to turn to God. Only in relationship with Him can the refining personality […]

Remember the cost

‘He paid a debt He did not owe, I owed a debt I could not pay’. But Christ paid it for me. Today this thought has occupied a large space in my mind and heart. Without Jesus I am nothing. He made me new. He gives me the […]

God’s will for me

There are times when God’s will for me is the direct opposite of what I want. My recovery depends on me accepting the fact ‘I don’t always know what’s best for me’. I can be self-centered. When I came to recovery and agreed with God to ‘give control […]

God is God always

John 16:33 ” Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world. ” Even when things go wrong God is still God. He still loves us and wants to help us overcome our negative life issues.