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  1. 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
  2. Mission is Conversation August 01, 2013 8:50 AM by Kara Crawford
    Editor's Note: The following originally appeared in the July/August 2013 edition of New World Outlook, the mission magazine of The Unite… Read More
  3. 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
  4. 50/50 Partnership - It’s A Relationship, Not An Experience June 17, 2013 5:21 PM by Patrick Friday
    How often do you feel it to be necessary to solve a problem quickly?  For me, it’s all the time.  I’m just not pat… Read More
  5. 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
  6. Listening well as a person of privilege: Communicate on their terms, not your own May 31, 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
  7. Fraternal Workers May 28, 2013 11:00 AM by Ron Whitlach
    Editor's Note:  For some,  the word "Missionary," and even the word "mission," may conjure up vestiges of colonialism and pate… Read More
  8. 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
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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.