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We Believe...

Oct 2, 2019 2:42:06 PM

You may have seen a television commercial for UGM this fall that starts out, “We believe…” In these somewhat acrimonious times, amid heated debate around the solutions to homelessness, we decided to iterate 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.

UGM Auxiliary: Prayer, Presence and Projects

Sep 11, 2019 9:29:17 AM

The UGM Auxiliary is an essential support to the work of UGM. These dedicated volunteers serve by praying, showing up, and taking care of practical needs.

The Heart of Lifelong Recovery

Aug 15, 2019 1:08:27 PM

5 years is a big milestone in recovery, but fixating on the milestone misses the whole point of recovery: It's for life.

How UGM Does On-the-Job Training

Aug 7, 2019 2:41:06 PM

Work Therapy is an integral part of UGM programs, an opportunity for people to gain confidence and build habits that will help them get and keep a job.

Who is Jesus?

Jul 31, 2019 10:11:36 AM

UGM reaches the poor with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Who is that?

UGM Camp: God Answers Simple Prayers

Jul 17, 2019 12:27:39 PM

Winston had one prayer for campers in his cabin at UGM Camp: That they would listen and learn about God.

It Won’t Be Different This Time

Jun 12, 2019 9:17:15 AM

For some of us who have made progress in our recovery, we're tempted to go back, saying it will be different this time. And it is, until it isn’t.

Does Poverty Cause Homelessness?

May 22, 2019 9:06:34 AM

Treating symptoms without correctly identifying the cause can be fatal. If we're going to end homelessness, we have to solve the right problem.

Juvenile Detention: Discovering God as Father

May 16, 2019 10:31:35 AM

She was taken from her drug-addicted mom and put into foster care. She's been on the streets since she was 10. She was scared to relinquish control