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  1. Ministry with the Poor & the Flint Water Crisis March 30, 2016 12:00 PM by Rev. Dr. Tommy McDoniel
    Ministry with our neighbors is based on building heathy, long-term relationships as the love of Christ is lived out in daily life. Minis… Read More
  2. Mission is Conversation August 01, 2013 8:50 AM by Kara Crawford
    Editor's Note: The following originally appeared in the July/August 2013 edition of New World Outlook, the mission magazine of The Unite… Read More
  3. Listening well as a person of privilege: From pain to hope June 21, 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
  4. 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
  5. Fraternal Workers May 28, 2013 11:00 AM by Ron Whitlach
    Editor's Note:  For some,  the word "Missionary," and even the word "mission," may conjure up vestiges of colonialism and pate… Read More
  6. Listening well as a person of privilege: Solidarity first, collaborative problem-solving later May 24, 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
  7. 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
  8. Listening well as a person of privilege: Recognize that the rules are different for you May 17, 2013 11:18 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
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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.