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Juvenile Detention: Discovering God as Father

May 16, 2019 10:31:35 AM

This account from Christa Hughes about the UGM Youth Outreach Juvenile Detention ministry shows how powerful the gospel is, in all its wonderful simplicity, for people who have suffered devastating difficulties throughout their young lives.

Restoring Children to a Healthy Home

Nov 28, 2018 8:39:00 AM

"How do I parent when I wasn’t parented well myself?" Director JoAnn Zajicek explains the challenges faced by moms in recovery at the Center for Women and Children.

Recovery: Facing Anger at God

Jun 20, 2018 10:25:37 AM

Justin was angry - family breakup and homelessness as a child left him with low self-worth, depression, suicidal thoughts and drug addiction. Through LIFE Recovery, Justin reclaimed his identity, found his purpose and uses his experiences to help others.

The Car Alarm in the Brain

May 2, 2018 2:54:38 PM

Dr. Mark Baird explores the long-term consequences when people go through childhood trauma.

If “You’ll Never Amount to Anything,” Why Try?

Apr 25, 2018 4:11:53 PM

Research confirms what we see working closely with homeless or addicted people: Childhood trauma has extensive long-term consequences. Still, there is hope in God's healing power.