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  1. 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
  2. The Cost of Being Poor (part 2) May 08, 2013 8:53 AM by Katelin Hansen
    This is the second of a two-part series on the high cost of being poor in the United States. See part 1 for a discussion of the cost of … Read More
  3. Stories of Transformation: Finding God and “Ministry With” in the Ordinary April 26, 2013 2:30 PM by Audrey Krumbach
    Editor's note: This post is part of a series of stories of personal transformation of those in ministry with the poor and marginalized, … Read More
  4. Stories of Transformation: How Migrant Workers in Hong Kong Ministered to Me April 05, 2013 9:48 AM by Joy Prim
    Editor's note: This post is part of a series of stories of personal transformation of those in ministry with the poor and marginalized, … Read More
  5. Mother's Week: Undervaluing Women May 10, 2012 2:42 PM by Anne Marie Roderick
    There is a beautiful story that some Christians have learned to tell about motherhood. This story is one of strength, faith, sacrifice, … Read More
  6. The Homeless: Not Who You Expect March 12, 2012 12:30 PM by Mariellyn Dunlap
    His name was Chuck. To an outside observer, Chuck might seem like just another drain on the social service system. An alcoholic with ve… Read More
  7. Ministry with the Poor Amidst Abundance October 11, 2011 1:18 PM by John McCullough
    The mission of Christ must always be understood in context. While we live in a period of obvious prosperity, nonetheless our times are m… Read More
  8. Caring for Mothers: Okhaldhunga Community Hospital in Nepal September 07, 2011 12:35 PM by Christie House
    Nestled in the Himalayas about 50 miles south of Mt. Everest is an agricultural community in Nepal known as Okhaldhunga. It is surrounde… 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.