Truly Loving Relationships

Posted by ugminlandnorthwest Nov 16, 2016 10:51:22 AM

 In UGM Recovery, the men and women learn that setting boundaries is part of having truly loving relationships. In fact, what seems like a loving relationship can actually be unhealthy without the proper boundaries.

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Love and Power of the Gospel

Posted by ugminlandnorthwest Mar 15, 2016 4:36:04 PM

By Sonny Westbrook, Director of Ministries

The celebration of the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ from the dead is a high point of the year for all sincere evangelical Christians.  It focuses our attention on one of the most significant chains of events in the history of the world.  It was the climax of what is often referred to as Holy Week or Passion Week, because it gave absolute validation and eternal significance to the death of Christ for us all.  It also completed the crucial elements in His plan of salvation for us.

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Lose the Label: Player

Posted by Merrily Brast, Staff Writer Oct 7, 2015 3:05:31 PM

By Merrily Brast, Staff Writer

“When I meet a woman, she’s kind of my drug in a sense. If she’s clean, I’m clean…that doesn’t mean I’m ‘sober.’”

David Nicosia was seen as a flirt, a womanizer, a player. But going from relationship to relationship and woman to woman wasn’t his intention.>

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UGM Camp: a Girl Named Mina

Posted by ugminlandnorthwest Jul 22, 2015 2:31:00 PM

By Clare Pursch, UGM Camp Photographer/Blogger


Mina is the name of the little girl that came into my life this last week at UGM Camp and left a mark that will never be erased.

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Experiencing God's Love at UGM Camp

Posted by ugminlandnorthwest May 27, 2015 2:41:00 PM

By Clare Pursch, UGM Camp Photographer/Blogger

Love that abounds, laughter that uplifts, hope that sustains, life that breathes life, light that swallows darkness, and joy that overflows.

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That's Unconditional Love

Posted by Merrily Brast, Staff Writer Apr 15, 2015 4:43:00 PM

By Merrily Brast, Staff Writer

Love—it’s what each of us desire and search for. Unwavering, faithful, unconditional love. Rachel Haynes sought it in the past, but was disappointed.

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The Cycle of "Love"

Posted by ugminlandnorthwest Apr 8, 2015 2:55:00 PM

This post is the first in a 2-part series on relationship addiction by UGM LIFE Recovery Counselor Yvonne Wilhelm.

How would you define relationship addiction?

 A pattern of unhealthy choices to begin or stay in unhealthy relationships, usually romantic ones. Some clinicians call it “love addiction.”  

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Having Someone to Love

Posted by ugminlandnorthwest Mar 6, 2015 1:38:00 PM

"If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing."

-1 Corinthians 13:1, 2

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The Beauty of God's Love

Posted by Merrily Brast, Staff Writer Feb 16, 2015 4:17:56 PM

By Merrily Brast, former Staff Writer

“You are worse than you think you are, but also far more loved than you feel you are.”

–Timothy Keller

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