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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Rethink Prisons, Rethink Church May 23, 2013 10:51 AM by Autumn Dennis
    Editor's Note: The following was originally posted on Rethink Church. It has been reposted with the permission of Rethink Church and the… Read More
  4. Love in Action March 29, 2012 11:35 AM by Rev. Jeffry Wells
    God calls us to love, not merely in our thoughts or in our words or in our feelings, but in action. In Paul’s Letter to the Phili… Read More
  5. A Methodist Pastor Recalls Dr. King February 09, 2012 2:10 PM by Rev. Ralph Lord Roy
    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. appeared tired and hot as he looked at us through prison bars. It was July 1962, 50 years ago this summer. Ra… Read More
  6. Racial Jeopardy and American Politics February 03, 2012 5:15 PM by Lisa Sharon Harper
    During a roundtable chat with a group of emerging young evangelical leaders recently, someone posed the question: “Has America bec… Read More
  7. Acknowledging Living Heroes January 27, 2012 10:34 AM by Jim Winkler
    Over the years, I have developed quite a little collection of biographies and autobiographies of United Methodist preachers who stepped … Read More
  8. Reflecting on a Heroic Prophet: The Unfinished Work of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. January 12, 2012 3:58 PM by Bishop Kenneth L. Carder
    “Bishop, name one of your heroes,” requested a teenager during a question and answer session at a conference youth event. A… 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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