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Is Housing the Answer to Homelessness?

Has America misdiagnosed the problem of homelessness? In her article “Does Poverty Cause Homelessness?” Marchauna Rodgers argues that we have. She...

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Toward Better Relief and Development

Last week, we posted Pastor John Repsold’s explanation of the differences between relief and development when it comes to addressing homelessness....

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Is Housing the Answer to Homelessness?

In her article “Does Poverty Cause Homelessness?” Marchauna Rodgers argued that the United States has misdiagnosed the problem of homelessness,...

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The Real Poverty of Relationships

“I was King of the Park.”

From one point of view, Nicholas Walker had everything you might want: Prestige, respect, and power in his community. Not...

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Healing Homeless Men through Relationship

When Joe Marsh came in for a job interview, it was his first time inside the Union Gospel Mission.

Looking across the common area, the Men’s Shelter...

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Coming Together to Find Balance

At UGM Camp, kids have an opportunity to simply be kids . But they also learn the importance of coming together and building relationships in order...

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Lose the Label: Tweaker

“The drug was my god. It consumed my mind, nothing else mattered.”

Jeff LeBlanc was heavy into meth for many years, self-described as “the tweaker of...

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Relationships: the Problem and the Cure

In the second part of this series on relationship addiction, UGM LIFE Recovery Counselor Yvonne Wilhelm answers questions about how this type of...

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The Cycle of "Love"

This post is the first in a 2-part series on relationship addiction by UGM LIFE Recovery Counselor Yvonne Wilhelm.

How would you define relationship...

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