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  1. Finding God in "Worship With* the Poor" October 11, 2013 4:18 PM by Autumn Dennis
    This article is the sixth and final in a series of reflections on my experience this summer living and working at the Open Door Communit… Read More
  2. 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
  3. Ministry with the Poor in Africa and Philippines: UMC to Pilot Cutting Edge Communications Technology to Attack Isolation and Poverty February 02, 2012 3:00 PM by Rev. N. Neelley Hicks
    Isolation is a contributing cause of systemic poverty. When people are isolated from societal developments – whether political, en… Read More
  4. The Crumbs We Leave Behind October 17, 2011 11:13 AM by Neelley Hicks
    Years ago, I visited an art museum in Memphis, Tennessee – meandering about until I found an exhibit on the civil rights movement.… Read More
  5. Tall Trees & Barren Spaces July 18, 2011 8:00 AM by Neelley Hicks
    Walking through a neighborhood the other day, my husband noticed how beautiful a large oak tree was, but lamented that the yard around i… 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.