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Do You Want to Get Well?

Oct 21, 2021 12:07:57 PM

Testimony written and read by Dawn Lange at a 2021 phase promotion event. 

 

As my DOC officer signs the papers to release me to treatment [a non-UGM facility], I know I am about to embark on this journey to save my life. A journey of sobriety, sanity and self-worth.

Meet Alexis: “I am Making Choices That Uplift Me”

Sep 2, 2021 9:17:35 AM

Alexis was doing everything in her power to hide from her pain. Alcohol, meth, pills, heroin. Eventually, she found the courage to pursue real change at UGM.

Voices of Recovery: A Poem of Redemption

Feb 25, 2021 11:29:10 AM

I didn’t have enough strength to get out of that box, it was wrapped with chains, and the enemy had locks. - UGM alum shares a poem of how Jesus set her free.

"I'm Thankful for My Rocky Past": Thoughts on Gratitude from Shelter Guests

Nov 25, 2020 3:13:24 PM

We asked UGM homeless shelter residents and staff what they were most thankful for.

"You Broke Down Our Biases": Nursing Students Share Experience at UGM Men's Shelter

Nov 12, 2020 2:29:38 PM

"We came here to learn how nurses can contribute to the community, but we are shocked at how much more we learned..."

Walking Away From Shame

Oct 15, 2020 2:50:25 PM

Where does shame come from and what can we do when we experience it?

Total Surrender: A Requisite for Recovery

Jun 23, 2020 4:35:12 PM

Women's Recovery Alum, Sarah Johnson, was asked to speak at the phase promotion event at Anna Ogden Hall. Her experience surrendering to God's will in recovery can encourage us all.

UGM Core Value: Stewardship

Jun 17, 2020 12:44:46 PM

UGM's own Dean Bitz unpacks the meaning of godly stewardship.

Kellie: helping kids win at life

May 7, 2020 11:55:25 AM

Kellie shifted her career from working with professional athletes to working with marginalized youth. In this interview, she shares what she loves about youth outreach.

Standing in Unity

Feb 26, 2020 4:57:18 PM

For Black History Month, read our guest post from three important members of the UGM community. "I would submit that God is a God of diversity…and it’s time for the Ecclesia to re-calibrate.."