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One Man’s Impact: A Tribute to Ken Richter

Nov 24, 2021 9:30:00 AM

Executive Director Phil Altmeyer frequently tells our partners that only in eternity will they know the extent of their influence in people’s lives. Recently, we caught a glimpse of one man’s impact.

Robert’s Recovery: Phase by Phase

Oct 28, 2021 1:07:55 PM

Robert came to UGM just to get his life back on track. He didn't think he needed Recovery. 2 years later, he's finishing Program, a new man.

From Mere Survival to Chasing Dreams: Tyler’s Story

Sep 23, 2021 12:22:41 PM

Tyler was lost in drug addiction, living on the streets. A life-threatening illness caused him to seek help. He found help and hope at UGM.

Recovery: Reversing a Lifetime of Distrust

Jun 17, 2021 9:48:32 AM

Dealing and using drugs, womanizing, in and out of prison. For 40 years, James lived the only life he knew. What would it take for him to make a change?

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: What Does Sin Have to do with Homelessness?

Apr 1, 2021 1:43:36 PM

We asked homeless UGM Men's Shelter guests four hard questions about sin.

Winning Essay: What I Wish People Knew About Homelessness

Dec 10, 2020 1:06:00 PM

We asked homeless men at our Shelter to tell us what they wished people knew about homelessness. Their essays astounded us.

Addiction Recovery: A Healing of the Heart

Jul 16, 2020 10:19:52 AM

As Mike Sholtz moves into the role of Director over Men's Recovery, he shares his heart for helping men heal from childhood trauma

Honoring Jerry Reese: An Authentic Man

May 13, 2020 10:42:40 AM

Approaching retirement, Men's Recovery director Jerry Reese reminds us that God's healing of the wounds of the heart is where real recovery is found.

A Look Inside Men’s Recovery

Sep 26, 2019 4:43:48 PM

True recovery involves getting to know Jesus and following His plans for life. That's the heart of Men's Recovery at UGM.