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Merrily Brast, Staff Writer

Empowering Youth: Christa

May 24, 2016 4:11:20 PM

These days, millennials get a bad rap. They’re called lazy, selfish, rude.

But when it comes to the millennials on the UGM Student Impact Team, these descriptors are far from true. Better words to describe them would be compassionate, insightful, and passionate.

It Started at UGM Camp

May 13, 2016 4:31:14 PM

UGM Camp was a beginning for Zola. There she accepted to Christ and met the Nelsons who've had a special, lasting relationship with her.

Spokane Barista Academy

May 10, 2016 5:13:26 PM

Turns out, coffee may just empower at-risk youth to avoid the cycle of poverty, homelessness, and addiction.

The Gospel Changes Things (and People)

Apr 20, 2016 4:17:02 PM

At Union Gospel Mission, we believe that the gospel has power to transform lives. Conformity to a set of rules alone doesn’t work.

Lose the Label: Ashamed

Apr 15, 2016 1:28:29 PM

Ironically, victims of abuse often take responsibility for the violence inflicted upon them. The result is deep shame.

Lose the Label: Tweaker

Apr 1, 2016 4:50:57 PM

Jeff LeBlanc was heavy into meth for many years, self-described as “the tweaker of tweakers,” until he gave his life to God in jail.

When You Can't Undo What You've Done

Mar 22, 2016 1:06:08 PM

Ron James experienced God's unbelievable love and forgiveness, and today, he shares it with others.

New Creation in Christ

Mar 18, 2016 4:19:49 PM

Samantha coped with bitterness using drugs and men until she was left homeless. She experienced transformation when she came to the Crisis Shelter.

Lose the Label: Druggie

Mar 8, 2016 4:49:30 PM

A job loss sent Chris' life spinning out of control - from drug use to drug dealing - until he found out he was going to be a dad.

Lose the Label: Powerless

Jan 29, 2016 3:05:37 PM

JR was the product of a generational cycle of addiction until she decided to do the hard work and go through recovery. Now, she's breaking the cycle.