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  1. Listening well as a person of privilege: From pain to hope June 21, 2013 9:00 AM by Christena Cleveland
    Editor's Note: An integral part of Ministry with the Poor is learning to listen. For many of us, deep  empathic, non-judgmental lis… Read More
  2. Listening well as a person of privilege: Seek to understand and embrace anger June 14, 2013 9:00 AM by Christena Cleveland
    Editor's Note: An integral part of Ministry with the Poor is learning to listen. For many of us, deep  empathic, non-judgmental lis… Read More
  3. Listening well as a person of privilege: Solidarity first, collaborative problem-solving later May 24, 2013 9:00 AM by Christena Cleveland
    Editor's Note: An integral part of Ministry with the Poor is learning to listen. For many of us, deep  empathic, non-judgmental lis… Read More
  4. In Their Shoes: Poverty Simulations Helps Servants Do Ministry With, not To May 09, 2012 12:12 PM by Jessica Connor
    Imagine for a moment that you are a mother of two working 10 hours a day as a minimum-wage secretary. You are the breadwinner of your ho… Read More
  5. An out of the bubble Sabbath May 08, 2012 10:30 AM by Laura Allen
    I went to the beach today. As I came up from my first swim in an ocean (well, a gulf anyway), in far too long, I saw a fin out of the co… Read More
  6. Embarking on our Lenten Journey March 08, 2012 10:00 AM by Michelle Dromgold
    Before 2006, I had never connected the term “social justice” with my faith as a Christian. Yet today, Christ's model of exem… 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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