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

Dec 23, 2016 1:29:28 PM

Love is not a victory march. It’s a cold and it’s a broken hallelujah. -Leonard Cohen

 By Barbara Comito, Director of Marketing

A young friend asked me the other day, “What do you say to someone who doesn’t believe in God because his past has been so wretched he doesn’t see any possibility for the existence of God?”

How could God – being, as we Christians claim, both all-good and all-powerful – allow for such tremendous 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.