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  1. Ministry with the Marginalized May 02, 2014 1:15 PM by John Flowers
    Editor's Note: The following originally appeard on John Flowers's blog, Church for Tomorrow, on April 26, 2014 and has been reposted wit… Read More
  2. Fasting for the First House of Mexico March 20, 2014 4:06 PM by Rev. John Fanestil
    Editor's Note: The following post originally appeared on March 5, 2014 on John Fanestil's Blog, Across the Lines, and is reprinted here … Read More
  3. 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
  4. Building the Beloved Community through Love and Justice October 04, 2013 11:44 AM by Autumn Dennis
    This article is the fifth in a series of reflections on my experience this summer living and working at the Open Door Community in Atlan… Read More
  5. Disparity by the Numbers (Part 2) September 26, 2013 1:11 PM 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 permissi… Read More
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. What Do I Tell My Son about Trayvon Martin, Revisited July 22, 2013 9:24 AM by Bill Mefford
    Editor's Note: The following was originally posted on Bill Mefford's blog, Jeremiah Weeping and has been re-posted with his permission. … 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.