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  1. Stories of Transformation: Baring Ourselves Before God and in “Ministry With” May 03, 2013 9:21 AM by Matthew Johnson
    Editor's note: This post is part of a series of stories of personal transformation of those in ministry with the poor and marginalized, … Read More
  2. A Call to Action on Behalf of Children and the Poor May 29, 2012 11:25 AM by Bishop Kenneth L. Carder
    “The crisis among children and the impoverished and our theological and historical mandates demand more than additional programs a… Read More
  3. Stressed-Out in Tampa April 19, 2012 8:00 AM by Rev. Laurie Haller
    Stressed-out in Tampa?  No way!  What’s there not to like about this fun-loving city of sun, warmth, water, and Busch Ga… Read More
  4. Engaging in Ministry With the Poor: A Call to Action February 20, 2012 6:05 PM by Thomas Kemper
    Since General Conference 2008, one of the four Areas of Focus of the United Methodist Church has been “Engaging in Ministry with t… Read More
  5. The Right Thing to Do February 05, 2012 2:00 PM by Norm Chapman
    I have been involved with helping the homeless, the hungry and poor in my community for the past three years, with my concern and intere… Read More
  6. Hospitality or Excuses? October 20, 2011 5:30 PM by Bishop Peggy A. Johnson
    Luke 11:5-10 And he said to them, “Suppose one of you has a friend, and you go to him at midnight and say to him, ‘Friend, … Read More
  7. 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
  8. What Do You Expect? September 13, 2011 2:46 PM by Jeff Stiggins
    I recently joined 15 First Winter Park short-term missioners on a trip to Kenya.   I'd say it might well have been life changi… 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.