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  1. 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
  2. In Their Shoes: Poverty Simulations Helps Servants Do Ministry With, not To May 09, 2012 12:12 PM by Jessica Connor
    Imagine for a moment that you are a mother of two working 10 hours a day as a minimum-wage secretary. You are the breadwinner of your ho… 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. A Saturday Evening Before Palm Sunday Meditation April 03, 2012 12:15 PM by Larry Hollon
    The blind lady played the tambourine. A man shuffled forward using a walker. A shy little girl stepped to the front. And the lady who se… Read More
  5. My Brush with Brutality and Love January 17, 2012 8:28 PM by Rev. John Helmiere
    Author’s note: As my story continues to be read, may we not forget the exploitation of the port truckers and that the kind of… Read More
  6. Neighbors and Family October 03, 2011 10:06 AM by Neelley Hicks
    [Editor's Note: This blog originally appeared on Ministry Among the Poor,  Neeley Hicks' blog at http://ministryamongthepoor.wordpr… 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.