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21 April 2014

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I was looking through Craigslist for a refrigerator and found several that looked pretty decent and were a reasonable price. I sent several emails regarding them. One gentleman returned my call but told me he was in Cleveland! I didn't realize that or I wouldn't have emailed him. When I told him why I was needing a refrigerator, he said he would come down on the price for us and I should make him an offer.

He was asking $150 and considering the time and expense of the trip to Cleveland, I offered him $75. He said he wouldn't take that from anyone else, but for us, he would take $75!!! This is a nice double door refrigerator/freezer that is in very good shape!

Praise the Lord and Thanks Mr. Gibson!!!
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I'm going to toss this out to the public one more time... The Union Gospel Mission is in need of a couple of refrigerators. I will probably go this evening or tomorrow morning and buy at least one. If you know of anyone who is getting rid of a working refrigerator, even for sale at a decent price, please let us know!

Thanks!
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Sermons

Christ the sin-bearer relieves us of unbearable burden

30 March 2013

As I sit and ponder on the eve of Christ’s Resurrection, I find myself broken hearted. I think of the “Easter” story… the death, burial, and resurrection of our Saviour. That’s easy to say isn’t it? All packaged up in a nice, polite, comfortable phrase, “the death, burial, and resurrection *** .” We are at […]

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The physical resurrection of Christ

14 April 2012

The bodily resurrection of our Lord Jesus is a fundamental tenet of Christianity that was foretold in scripture and backed by eyewitness accounts.

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Christmas, like the cross, tells of His sacrifice

18 December 2010

The crucifixion of our Lord Jesus Christ marks a momentous sacrifice for sinners; but our Lord’s birth also is ample witness of the humiliation He bore for the sake of His people.

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Brief

Friend goes out of way to boost our Facebook ‘likes’

24 March 2012

The world is full of tech-savvy and very hip people who use many of the ever-expanding means of communication, and we are thankful that one of these, Matt Beach, went out of his way to get more people to “like” us on Facebook.

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Uplifted voices at mission open house

15 May 2010

A group of Christian singers from Montgomery, Ala., gave a presentation for us on Memorial Day, the last day in May. The youth choir from Aldersgate United Methodist Church joined us for lunch and sang for our men, workers and supporters in the sanctuary of our church building at 124 Signal Hills Drive, Chattanooga. The […]

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Other Headlines

Donors revive flagging spirits of Union Gospel Mission

Union Gospel Mission felt it was perhaps time to call it quits after 60 years of service to Chattanooga-area homeless people. But supporters, heeding its call for mercy, are stepping up with fresh support.

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Union Gospel Mission, in crisis of confidence, asks public support

For more than 63 years, Union Gospel Mission has served the homeless and needy in the Chattanooga area. But since losing the support of its main church backer and its property on East Main Street, the Christian charity has been struggling to win new support among Christians and well-intentioned people in the area.

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Men at mission visit area churches; how about yours?

God’s Word tells us in Hebrews 10:25 not to forsake the “assembling” of ourselves together. For the past three years the Union Gospel Mission has been honoring the Lord by assembling ourselves together for church services at our location at 124 Signal Hills Drive. But recently, God has influenced me to change our direction. The Union […]

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8-year-old girl raises funds for homeless men at mission

I recently had the great pleasure of meeting Makayla Bishop. Makayla is a homeschooled 8-year-old whose family attends Sawyer Missionary Baptist Church. I’m sure you’re wondering why I met Makayla. A few weeks ago Makayla noticed her friends selling coupon books and participating in other “fundraisers” for a number of causes. From needy children wanting […]

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City’s prayer battle reflected in moral conflicts of homeless

Threatened lawsuits in Chattanooga have put open prayers to God in the spotlight, bringing national attention to the public nature of Christianity. God wants to be publicly honored, worshiped and praised. In the town square, in the august meeting rooms of county commissions, city halls and federal congresses, the God of the scriptures demands to […]

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Former homeless man makes good: Holds job, lives on own, drives car, extends charity

Government welfare programs fail to address the problems underlying poverty and homelessness. In contrast, the Christian gospel has a good effect on those who yield to its claims about mankind’s fall into sin and Jesus Christ’s efficacious grace and forgiveness. Emmett Allgood is living proof about how one’s life can be redirected from self to caring for others.

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