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  1. Experiencing the Transformational Power of the Spirit in “Ministry WITH" April 17, 2014 8:20 AM by Rev. Greg Henneman
    For several years, Central UMC in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico has been in ministry with a group of people experiencing homelessness… Read More
  2. Finding God in "Worship With* the Poor" October 11, 2013 4:18 PM by Autumn Dennis
    This article is the sixth and final in a series of reflections on my experience this summer living and working at the Open Door Communit… Read More
  3. Ministry With* Our Senses September 27, 2013 10:33 AM by Autumn Dennis
    This article is the fourth in a series of reflections on my experience this summer living and working at the Open Door Community in Atla… Read More
  4. All God's Children Got Keys September 20, 2013 12:29 PM by Autumn Dennis
    This article is the third in a series of reflections on my experience this summer living and working at the Open Door Community in Atlan… Read More
  5. Communion With* The Poor September 06, 2013 12:20 PM by Autumn Dennis
    This article is the first in a series of reflections on my experience this summer living and working at the Open Door Community in Atlan… Read More
  6. Can a Rainbow Come in the Clouds Without an Ark First? March 29, 2012 1:00 PM by Roseangela Soares de Oliveira
    Genesis 9:8-17 The last time I saw a bow in the clouds, colorful like a rainbow, was this past January. I was in São Paulo, Braz… Read More
  7. My Religious Experience on Wall Street October 26, 2011 10:00 AM by John Collins
    Last week [Oct. 3-9], I took a walk on Wall Street and had myself a religious experience.  My wife, Sheila, and I had decided to jo… Read More
  8. 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

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.

Tags

  1. ministry
  2. dignity
  3. the most vulnerable
  4. Social Justice
  5. Social Change
  6. Eradication of Poverty
  7. diversity
  8. relational
  9. hunger
  10. global health
  11. Income Inequality
  12. Transformational
  13. Companionship
  14. reconciliation
  15. Church For All People
  16. Social Holiness
  17. gender
  18. Jim Crow Laws
  19. mission theology
  20. Economic Security
  21. Kingdom of God
  22. Discipleship
  23. food justice
  24. outsider
  25. Latin America
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