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  1. Child Theology: Five ways to be a child-friendly church May 21, 2014 10:08 AM by Elizabeth S. Tapia
    Editor's Note: The following post was originally published on Mission Musings, the blog of the General Board of Global Ministries, and h… Read More
  2. What Does Creation Care Have To Do With Our Mission? March 05, 2014 5:00 PM by Elizabeth S. Tapia
    Editor's Note: The following is a reflection by Elizabeth Tapia based on the February 25, 2014 Tea & Theology, a monthly staff gathe… Read More
  3. Reflections on “Catching the Spirit: Reclaiming Methodism as a Movement with and of the poor” January 30, 2014 2:00 PM by Elizabeth S. Tapia
    Editor's Note: The following is a reflection by Elizabeth Tapia the January 28, 2014 Tea and Theology, a monthly staff gathering for the… Read More
  4. 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
  5. Saved from Meritocracy (Part 1) June 28, 2013 10:51 AM by Katelin Hansen
    Editor's Note: The following was originally posted on Katelin Hansen's Blog, By Their Strange Fruit and has been reposted with her permi… Read More
  6. 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
  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. My Aldersgate Tapestry Experience May 23, 2013 12:19 PM by Elizabeth S. Tapia
    Editor's Note: The following was originally posted on Mission Musings and has been reposted with permission.   May 24, or the nea… 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.