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We are bound together by our stories.

Easter Series: Sin Ruins Everything

Mar 25, 2021 1:19:06 PM

Sin. Talk about a conversation stopper. I’m not sure anyone is anxious to talk about sin, even Christians, but in society at large, it’s almost taboo. Who are you (or, more accurately, who is God) to tell me what I can and cannot do? Even at UGM, we tend to avoid the word; mostly because we do not want to suggest that the sin of our guests is somehow in a different category than our own.

Voices of Recovery: A Poem of Redemption

Feb 25, 2021 11:29:10 AM

I didn’t have enough strength to get out of that box, it was wrapped with chains, and the enemy had locks. - UGM alum shares a poem of how Jesus set her free.

Walking Away From Shame

Oct 15, 2020 2:50:25 PM

Where does shame come from and what can we do when we experience it?

Who is Jesus?

Jul 31, 2019 10:11:36 AM

UGM reaches the poor with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Who is that?

Jesus' Encounter at the Well

May 19, 2016 4:34:13 PM

Jesus goes outside the norm when He asks a Samaritan woman for water. He offers her love, acceptance, and "Living Water."

Challenge to Eat Together

Sep 29, 2015 4:31:08 PM

As Christians, we are called to serve and share the table with others. By eating with homeless people we realize, we are all humans in need of mercy.

The Struggle for True Identity

Mar 17, 2015 1:07:00 PM

In the conclusion to "The Reason Why," the author continues sharing her story. Searching for identity and worth, she finally finds what she's sought.