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Barbara Comito, Marketing Director

Bread and Water: a diet for the desperate

Apr 22, 2020 3:30:45 PM

COVID-19 created some strange shortages – toilet paper being the first and most memorable. But bread was another, quickly followed by flour as people launched into making their own loaves. Fortunately for me, I’m married to a chef, and as soon as he ran into empty store shelves, he started baking with the flour we already had in the pantry.

Easter 2020

Apr 10, 2020 12:25:44 PM

Easter 2020 will be different than any Easter in memory, but that doesn't have to be a bad thing.

Jessie: Hatred Fueled by Trauma & Neglect

Apr 1, 2020 6:14:42 PM

Jessie's violent anger stemmed from a deep sense of neglect and could only be quelled by the profound gospel truth that he is loved by a good God.

Emily: Living Life Loved

Mar 26, 2020 10:44:22 AM

Thanks to a new understanding of grace, Emily went from living life in fear and shame to living life loved.

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.