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Barbara Comito, Marketing Director

Loneliness and Isolation

Nov 7, 2019 11:24:04 AM

“Humans connect to other humans at so basic a level that when we disconnect, our souls shatter into a thousand little pieces.” – Peter Leithart

 

When we think about homelessness, we tend to think first about the bitter cold of the Inland Northwest, the need for food, shelter and safety. And these are critical. But sometimes the glaring physical needs blind us to the more insidious threats of loneliness and isolation.

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.

We're Celebrating Real People Making Real Change.

Sep 4, 2019 3:30:43 PM

UGM's Fall Campaign highlights real people embracing the opportunity for real change.

Is Housing the Answer to Homelessness?

Jul 10, 2019 12:45:15 PM

Homelessness doesn't begin with a lack of housing. Most of the time, it begins with a lack of healthy relationships.

Christianity and the Debate about Homelessness

Jul 3, 2019 4:49:36 PM

Jesus pointed to the two greatest commandments: Love God and love your neighbor. Love should be our overriding motivation when we address homelessness.

Running on the Road to Recovery

Jun 26, 2019 12:34:00 PM

Running is much more than physical exercise for the residents in UGM Women's Recovery, who are training for a half-marathon in September.

Cleaning up Homeless Encampments

Jun 5, 2019 11:59:14 AM

The goal of Spokane's new homeless encampment approach is two-sided: to clean up the camps and to provide help to those who need and want it.

Authenticity in Recovery

Apr 10, 2019 11:11:08 AM

Brian had encountered "hypo-Christians" before coming to UGM. Then he found out what genuine Christ-followers are like. By giving his life to Christ, he's being transformed too.

Make His Path Straight

Mar 27, 2019 4:52:20 PM

Robert is a new man. Hearing the gospel at UGM, his relationship with God has changed. His view of himself has changed, and his attitude toward other people has changed.