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Toward Better Relief and Development

Oct 22, 2019 10:50:59 AM

Last week, we posted Pastor John Repsold’s explanation of the differences between relief and development when it comes to addressing homelessness. Here are Repsold’s suggestions on practical steps we can take as service providers, decision-makers and community members to practice relief and development effectively in our community.

UGM's Role in Caring for the Poor

Dec 14, 2016 2:25:01 PM

We at UGM believe a better life is possible for people living on the streets and want to encourage them toward that end – to offer real change, real hope.

Lose the Label: Damaged Goods

Dec 8, 2015 3:37:15 PM

Sonja saw herself as "damaged goods" and "bad seed." She went through LIFE Recovery, stopped believing lies and started believing the truth.

Helping the Homeless: bad news first

Nov 3, 2015 2:52:00 PM

Wouldn't it be great if there was a foolproof 10-step plan to end homelessness? Short of that, you can partner with UGM to break the cycle one person at a time.

Addiction: Broken Families Raise Broken Children

Feb 27, 2014 10:18:00 AM

Addiction impact the whole family. Children need recovery, too.