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  1. 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
  2. Five Rules to Keep From Being the Agent of the Devil in the Middle of the Church: A Practical Guide to “Ministry with” August 14, 2013 10:03 AM by Mike Mather
    A couple of decades ago I read “Why Servanthood is Bad,” an insightful, practical, biblically-based article by John McKnight… Read More
  3. Bearing Good Fruit July 26, 2013 2:02 PM by Katelin Hansen
    Editor's Note: In this blog post, the author  explores ways in which predominantly white and privileged churches and their members … Read More
  4. 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
  5. "Ye Shall Know Them By Their Fruits" June 27, 2013 10:04 AM by Katelin Hansen
    Editor's Note: The following post originally appeared on Katelin Hansen's blog, By Their Strange Fruit and has been reposted with her pe… Read More
  6. 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
  7. The Voice of Angels June 19, 2013 2:46 PM by Autumn Dennis
    Editor's note: The following has been cross-posted with amoshouse.wordpress.com with the author's permission. It is an example of the ki… Read More
  8. 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
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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.