Equal Measures


I have an antique brass level sitting in my office where I will see it frequently and be reminded of the importance of balancing two essential components of the gospel: grace and truth.

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A Ministry of Presence

David Wang is a professor of architecture at Washington State University. An artist, a former seminary student, a researcher and a writer, his life revolves around the very heady world of academia. Partly for that very reason, he sought out the opportunity to volunteer at the Union Gospel Mission.

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The Listening Piece

If you come to a graduation or phase promotion at the Mission, you will almost certainly hear Shelley Altmeyer’s name. She is a bit of a legend. You might hear her referred to as an “angel on wheels.” She’s also frequently described as “relentless.”

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Impacting Lives Together in 2012

Young and old. Washington and Idaho. Individuals, churches and businesses. Look how you teamed up to care for the poor in 2012.

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Hunger Busters

Every year, the South Hill Bible Church youth group puts a creative twist on UGM’s food drive – to great effect! On October 31st, rather than donning costumes and collecting their weight in candy, they head out into South Hill neighborhoods in search of canned food and other non-perishable items to help feed the hungry. This year, they collected over 3,750 cans and handed out 700 “More Than a Meal” cards, describing UGM’s services to the homeless.

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A Christmas Oak

A Christmas oak?

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God With Us

Three words. Nine letters. Revolutionary power. God became man so that He might be with us. He meets us in our brokenness and His presence transforms us. The message of the people interviewed here is this: God is alive and well and doing just what he promised in Isaiah 61.

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