Read what’s happening in the UGM community - residents, staff, volunteers.

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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 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.

Labels and Life Change: A Business Partner Feature

Feb 24, 2022 12:50:38 PM

Art and Kaleen Coffey of Able Label have made the most of their position as leaders in business and faith by investing in the lives of individuals seeking a pathway out of homelessness.

The Best Sermon I Ever Preached: One Homeless Man's Impact on a Local Pastor

Feb 10, 2022 10:05:59 AM

Pastor Eric Blauer shares how one homeless man impacted his ministry forever.

It’s Always Somebody’s Family Member: An Impact Partner Feature

Jan 6, 2022 11:31:47 AM

The Hendrickson family knows first-hand what it's like to love someone struggling with homelessness and addiction.

Young Fatherhood, Pain and Recovery: Eric’s Story

Dec 9, 2021 12:08:20 PM

Eric didn't know why he felt empty, lonely and hopeless. And he didn't know why he drank so much. He wanted more for himself and his children. At UGM, he found hope and a new life.

One Man’s Impact: A Tribute to Ken Richter

Nov 24, 2021 9:30:00 AM

How one man impacted the lives of a family of volunteers, showing them what it means to serve homeless men.

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.