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Adventus-the Arrival of Jesus

Dec 24, 2019 10:47:04 AM

The already brimming schedules and to-do lists most of us carry are magnified and exacerbated during the holidays. Even as the American “holiday season” of Thanksgiving and Christmas is lengthened every year by retail establishments, somehow many of us still feel rushed into Christmas. I know I do. The very minute following that last bite of pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving, Black Friday is in full swing and I’m already behind on my Christmas shopping. Then, Christmas day arrives and
after a red and green, over-caffeinated whirlwind... it’s over.

A Broken Hallelujah: What has Christmas to do with Suffering?

Dec 23, 2016 1:29:28 PM

The whole story of God becoming man is about him entering into our suffering.

Recovery: Jesus brings beauty from ashes.

Jan 13, 2015 2:20:05 PM

Every day in UGM Recovery, we see Jesus bestowing beauty in place of ashes. Read part 6 in this Christmas devotional series.

Jesus Came to Comfort Those Who Mourn

Jan 2, 2015 8:30:00 AM

UGM Recovery graduates are able to comfort others with the comfort they have been given.

Jesus Came to Proclaim Freedom for the Captives

Dec 23, 2014 3:35:36 PM

As part of our Christmas devotional, Phil Altmeyer writes on how Jesus came to proclaim freedom for the captives.

Recovery: a story of brokenness and healing

Dec 19, 2014 3:34:50 PM

If we wrote our own stories, we'd probably leave out all the pain and suffering, but often, that's where the growth comes in. There is beauty in brokenness and recovery.

What's the "G" in UGM?

Dec 9, 2014 3:47:00 PM

The Gospel in Union Gospel Mission stands for the good news of Jesus Christ. We are here to proclaim good news to the poor.