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  1. House Notes: Caring for Mothers, Samuteb Hospital June 07, 2011 8:22 AM by Christie House
    Samuteb Hospital—Kapanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo Rose was a youth of just 14 when her grandmother sought a husband for … Read More
  2. Sex & the Church: Countering Institutional Sexism June 07, 2011 8:00 AM by M. Garlinda Burton
    Then God said, "Let us make humankind in our image, according to our likeness." (Genesis 1:26) [Jesus said:] “I came that they … Read More
  3. Love Illustrated: An Alternative Reality (Part 1) June 01, 2011 12:00 AM by Neelley Hicks
    I gave up partisanship for Lent. I guess I just started feeling restless from dwelling on news that really doesn’t call us to do a… Read More
  4. With the Poor: Making Soup and Carrying the Cross May 27, 2011 5:00 PM by Thomas Kemper
    Ferrugem would vanish for months at a time, traveling around Brazil looking for work, trying to survive, but he always came back to Sao … Read More
  5. House Notes: Keeping Women Alive May 27, 2011 11:00 AM by Christie House
    I recently read Nicolas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn’s book Half the Sky. The title comes from a Chinese proverb—“Women H… Read More
  6. Church as a Bayanihan May 26, 2011 9:53 PM by Elizabeth S. Tapia
    I was born and raised in Sta. Ana village in Bulacan, a rural Tagalog part of the Philippines, where many cultural traditions abound. Ba… Read More
  7. Reaching Out to Vulnerable Communities after the Storm April 25, 2011 12:00 AM by Barbara Tripp
    Driving around the town I have lived in all my life, I realize how very much things have changed. Hundreds of thousands more people live… Read More
  8. Take Your Blinders Off! April 05, 2011 12:00 AM by Stephanie Suggs
    For this reason, since the day we heard it, we have not ceased praying for you and asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of G… Read More
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About This Blog

Read and comment on a range of personal reflections and perspectives about poverty and Ministry with the Poor. Our goal is to attract diverse voices and points of view from United Methodists and friends, including people and communities living in conditions of poverty, other experts, religious leaders, community organizers, advocates, policy makers, volunteers, and all engaged in Ministry with the Poor.