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Emily: Living Life Loved

Mar 26, 2020 10:44:22 AM

“The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” – John 1:5

Emily was in a dark, dark place.

Her addiction ended her 14-year marriage and cost her custody of her four children. “My relationship with my kids was destroyed. I no longer had any contact with them.”

She lived in a small studio apartment with an elderly roommate who died from his addiction to crack cocaine. “It was infested with roaches. It was infested with bed bugs. It was a crack house…

Life Transformation Begins with the Gospel.

Mar 17, 2020 12:40:57 PM

The good news that God loves you transforms lives in a powerful way. Here are three stories of men whose lives reflect the impact of the God's grace.

What I learned from my homeless guests

Mar 11, 2020 4:51:56 PM

Compassion plus accountability takes on personal dimensions when Barb invites two women experiencing homelessness into her home.

The Negative Split: Run for Recovery

Feb 13, 2020 4:16:53 PM

'Start strong. Finish stronger.' This slogan for the Negative Split also fits recovery. Four UGM runners talk about what running means to them.

2020 Vision: Justice, Mercy and Humility

Dec 31, 2019 2:56:09 PM

How do we as Christians live by the verse in Micah 6 that asks us "to do justice, to love kindness, and to walk humbly with Thy God"?

Confessions of a Good Girl

Dec 18, 2019 12:16:23 PM

As good as I have always tried to be, if my hope is in my own performance, I am doomed. Grace requires that we recognize and admit our inadequacy, our failures and our sin.

Breaking Bread at UGM

Nov 21, 2019 5:11:10 PM

For Bethany, preparing meals at the Union Gospel Mission Crisis Shelter is much more than filling an empty plate; it's a way to show life-changing grace.

Loneliness and Isolation

Nov 7, 2019 11:24:04 AM

To address homelessness, we must address loneliness through human connection.

You are the solution to homelessness.

Oct 9, 2019 2:02:13 PM

While UGM provides food and shelter, our major contribution to the issue of homelessness is extending the love of Jesus Christ. The government can't do that.

Love Your Homeless Neighbor

Sep 19, 2019 2:22:05 PM

We must first see and know people, not their condition, if we are to love the poor like God calls us to do.