“Partnering with the Inland Northwest to reach the poor with the love and power of the gospel so they may become God-dependent, contributing members of society.”
When UGM receives negative-sounding media coverage – which, thankfully, doesn’t happen very often – some people respond on social media with comments like, “Well, I’ll never give to them again.” The assumption seems to be that we were trying to hide who we are, trying to trick people into giving to us. Nothing could be further from the truth.
We want to clearly say to you, to our community: This is who we are. Come and see.
Nikki didn’t change overnight. It has been 18 months of hard work, but she has seen continual, steady growth as she surrenders, waits on God, and invites the Holy Spirit to renew her mind through reading his Word.
Matt Lewis works in a homeless shelter because he loves to be with people who appear broken, hopeless or weak. He relishes the chance to share the power and hope of our identity in Christ and watch God's love transform others for his Kingdom.
The inmates in Juvenile Detention don’t need another person to tell them what they are doing wrong. Christa discovered that what they desperately need is for someone to tell them that they have a perfect Father who created and loves them.