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  1. Beyond Streets, Prisons and Broken Community: Building the Beloved Community September 13, 2013 3:01 PM by Autumn Dennis
    This article is the second in a series of reflections on my experience this summer living and working at the Open Door Community in Atla… 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. Getting off the Street July 04, 2013 2:18 PM by Dave Barnhart
    Editor's Note: The following was originally published on Dave Barnhart's blog and has been reposted with his permission.   Over t… Read More
  4. 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
  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. Imitators of God May 29, 2013 12:32 PM by Bishop Kenneth L. Carder
    The following was originally published by the South Carolina United Methodist Advoacate and has been republished with the permission of … Read More
  7. 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
  8. Rethink Prisons, Rethink Church May 23, 2013 10:51 AM by Autumn Dennis
    Editor's Note: The following was originally posted on Rethink Church. It has been reposted with the permission of Rethink Church and the… 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.

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  3. mission
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  5. children
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  8. Power
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  10. self and other
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  12. Family
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  14. Jobs
  15. poverty rate
  16. Oppression
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  19. Stigma
  20. stereotyping
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