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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. 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
  3. Niebuhr's blindness: The Cross and the Lynching Tree (Part 2) July 12, 2013 3:02 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 her permi… Read More
  4. Saved from Meritocracy (Part 2) July 05, 2013 8:45 AM 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 her permi… Read More
  5. Saved from Meritocracy (Part 1) June 28, 2013 10:51 AM 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 her permi… Read More
  6. The Voice of Angels June 19, 2013 2:46 PM by Autumn Dennis
    Editor's note: The following has been cross-posted with amoshouse.wordpress.com with the author's permission. It is an example of the ki… Read More
  7. Listening well as a person of privilege: Seek to understand and embrace anger June 14, 2013 9:00 AM by Christena Cleveland
    Editor's Note: An integral part of Ministry with the Poor is learning to listen. For many of us, deep  empathic, non-judgmental lis… Read More
  8. Opening our eyes to the plight of children May 30, 2013 10:22 AM by Jessica Connor
    The following was originally published by the South Carolina United Methodist Advoacate and has been republished with the permission of … 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.

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  1. mission
  2. children
  3. Mutuality
  4. us and them
  5. Race
  6. Power
  7. self and other
  8. hospitality
  9. Family
  10. Listening
  11. Neighbors
  12. Jobs
  13. poverty rate
  14. worship
  15. Civil Rights
  16. stereotyping
  17. Policy
  18. Wesley
  19. Education
  20. unemployment
  21. Food Security
  22. Minorities
  23. Leaders
  24. Training
  25. Theology
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