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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. Health Care Access May 23, 2013 12:55 PM by Katelin Hansen
    This blog originally appeared on January 16, 2011 on Katelin Hansen's Blog, By Their Strange Fruit, and is reprinted here with her permi… Read More
  3. Tears and Other Acts of Repentance May 10, 2012 4:45 PM by Christie House
     At a dinner last night (April 26) hosted by the Native American Comprehensive plan, more than 50 people gathered from about 20 dif… Read More
  4. Bunnies and Chicks: Resurrection and New Life April 04, 2012 7:30 AM by Rev. N. Neelley Hicks
    Dedicated to those who bear witness In Old Mutare, Zimbabwe, bunnies and chicks are much more than signs of Easter– they’re… Read More
  5. Easter Memories: Escaping the Commercial Trap April 02, 2012 11:30 AM by Jerri Savuto
    As I am in the US for the first time in many years, I find myself longing for the simplicity of Maua, Kenya, during Easter time. There E… Read More
  6. The Haiti Earthquake and The Network of Mutuality February 10, 2012 2:00 PM by Joshua Clough
    In 1963, from the Birmingham Jail, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We ar… Read More
  7. 11 de septiembre 2011 September 12, 2011 12:38 PM by Becky Harrell
    Editor's Note: Poverty is so often linked with violence and exploitation. War, violence and terrorism are so often linked to poverty. &n… 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.

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  1. Ministry with the poor
  2. Ministry With
  3. Relationships
  4. Justice
  5. "the Poor"
  6. children
  7. women
  8. compassion
  9. living on the margins
  10. missionary
  11. Power
  12. self and other
  13. global health
  14. hospitality
  15. Oppression
  16. Beloved Community
  17. working poor
  18. Discipleship
  19. food justice
  20. Leadership Development
  21. Values
  22. Culture
  23. segregation
  24. transforming worship
  25. underemployment
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