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Standing in Unity

Feb 26, 2020 4:57:18 PM

In honor of Black History Month, we’re turning the blog over to three men for whom we have tremendous respect.

Ministry in a Thrift Store

Jan 15, 2020 10:34:36 AM

Jaclyn was climbing the corporate ladder in retail, but it meant a lot of time away from family. She decided to put her trust and talents to work at UGM Thrift. Read to find our more!

God’s Book about You

Dec 13, 2019 12:52:08 PM

In our guest post by Brewer Direct CEO, Randy Brewer discusses how God helps us write fascinating stories of redemption with our lives.

Dusty's Second Chance

Dec 4, 2019 3:45:07 PM

After a 14-year struggle with drug addiction, Dusty's attempts to get off drugs and earn a living were falling flat. Now, she has a job, a life and hope.

Meet Jessica Morgan, UGM Art Director

Nov 26, 2019 1:57:02 PM

Jessica Morgan, UGM Art Director, cares deeply about telling UGM's story through design and photography.

We Need Each Other: The Cure for Loneliness

Nov 12, 2019 12:58:37 PM

Debra was painfully lonely long before she ended up homeless. Alcohol covered the pain...for a while.

Toward Better Relief and Development

Oct 22, 2019 10:50:59 AM

We must develop relief and development systems that stop rewarding behaviors destructive to both homeless people themselves and others. 

Relief vs. Development: Diagnosing Causes

Oct 16, 2019 3:32:54 PM

Relief is not enough. Unless a move from street to housing is accompanied by development of the person, that person will continue to live in poverty.

We Believe...

Oct 2, 2019 2:42:06 PM

Amid heated debate around the solutions to homelessness, UGM states as clearly as possible who we are, what we believe, and what we’re trying to do.

A Look Inside Men’s Recovery

Sep 26, 2019 4:43:48 PM

True recovery involves getting to know Jesus and following His plans for life. That's the heart of Men's Recovery at UGM.