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In Their Words: Two Men Share Their Stories of Recovery

Sep 2, 2020 3:28:56 PM

Tyler and Mike recently spoke at UGM's phase promotion event, where they were honored for completing phase 4. 

"Just a few years ago I was lost and broken, I had no sense of direction. I had no goals, no plans for the future, no admiration nor ambition. I was a prisoner, bound in my addiction to meth and heroin. 

God-Dependent Ministry: One Woman's Example

Aug 27, 2020 4:30:36 PM

UGM Women's Recovery Counselor Becky Wall reveals how total, daily dependence on God provides a framework for his powerful ministry.

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.

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.

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.

Make His Path Straight

Mar 27, 2019 4:52:20 PM

Robert is a new man. Hearing the gospel at UGM, his relationship with God has changed. His view of himself has changed, and his attitude toward other people has changed.

Katie: One Mom's Journey of Restoration

Dec 27, 2016 11:57:09 AM

Katie is doing the hard work to become the mom she knows her children deserve.

One Veteran's Journey to a Homeless Shelter

Nov 11, 2016 4:27:42 PM

Military service ran in Ben’s family. Growing up, he planned to follow suit. But first, he wanted to let loose. That's when his alcohol problem began.

The Journey toward Recovery

Sep 14, 2016 5:05:03 PM

Recently, five men completed the UGM LIFE Recovery program. They shared their journeys at the celebration for their completion.

Comforting with the Comfort She Received

Aug 24, 2016 5:11:58 PM

Looking at Kat today, you might not guess she was a guest at the Crisis Shelter less than three years ago.