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We Asked Homeless Men to Talk About Sin

Apr 27, 2022 9:45:56 AM

Sin. What is it and why would a homeless shelter insist on talking about it?

Sin is the divergence from the rules and order designed by God. Acknowledging the existence of sin implies a particular worldview—one in which God created the world and has authority over it. He has the right—the responsibility, even—to make the rules, and the rules He makes aren't arbitrary. They are meant to lead us into the fullest, richest lives possible.

How the Gospel Brings Us Home

Apr 20, 2022 9:04:56 AM

UGM's Dennis Roach answers the question "What is 'home' and how do we find it?" through the story of a turtle.

The Love and Power of the Gospel

Apr 6, 2022 8:12:57 AM

The Lord Jesus' death and resurrection revealed love and power in the most life-transforming way and Easter is a celebration of this truth.

The End of Striving: How the Gospel Brings Rest to the Weary

Mar 23, 2022 8:05:04 AM

UGM Men’s LIFE Recovery counselor Mike Judge has seen the gospel bring rest to weary men time and again.

Joy in the Darkness: How God Pursued Ruschell

Mar 16, 2022 9:42:36 AM

God was always at work in Ruschell's life - long before she acknowledged Him. At UGM, she received the gift of the Holy Spirit and let the Lord change her from the inside out.

Not a Lost Cause to God: Linda’s Story

May 20, 2021 12:51:07 PM

UGM Women's Recovery participant Linda shared her testimony of life change at the Spring Phase Promotion 2021.

Forgiveness Breaks the Shame Cycle

Apr 29, 2021 3:39:47 PM

Kerri didn't think it was possible that God's forgiveness was big enough to cover all of her sin and shame. But it was.

Ending Self-Destruction: Sarah’s Story

Apr 22, 2021 2:44:59 PM

Before entering UGM Recovery, Sarah had been trapped in a destructive lifestyle for over ten years. Her wakeup call was when her middle child was taken by CPS.

Troubled Kid to Child of God: Jesse’s Story

Apr 15, 2021 2:50:17 PM

Jesse was headed down a dark path, but Jesus had another plan.

Easter Series: LIFE after Easter

Apr 11, 2021 4:44:07 PM

Easter is the sense-making moment of history. Jesus' life, death and resurrection changed everything.