Cover Story | Soup, soap, and salvation: That's basically what most homeless people understand faith-based shelters have to offer. But when the federal government found out the Memphis Union Mission requires its guests to attend chapel after dinner, a USDA bureaucrat gave the mission an ultimatum: Dump the church requirement or the federal food surplus program will dump you. Memphis Union Mission refused to compromise its mission. And the feds made good on the threat. Now M.U.M. has to find a third of its food budget somewhere else.