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  1. Disparity by the Numbers (Part 2) September 26, 2013 1:11 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 permissi… Read More
  2. Health Care Access May 23, 2013 12:55 PM by Katelin Hansen
    This blog originally appeared on January 16, 2011 on Katelin Hansen's Blog, By Their Strange Fruit, and is reprinted here with her permi… Read More
  3. 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
  4. The Cost of Being Poor (part 1) May 02, 2013 8:47 AM by Katelin Hansen
    This is the first of a two-part series on the high cost of being poor in the United States. It's expensive to be poor."The poorer you ar… Read More
  5. Bunnies and Chicks: Resurrection and New Life April 04, 2012 7:30 AM by Rev. N. Neelley Hicks
    Dedicated to those who bear witness In Old Mutare, Zimbabwe, bunnies and chicks are much more than signs of Easter– they’re… Read More
  6. Easter Memories: Escaping the Commercial Trap April 02, 2012 11:30 AM by Jerri Savuto
    As I am in the US for the first time in many years, I find myself longing for the simplicity of Maua, Kenya, during Easter time. There E… Read More
  7. Lift Up Your Voice Like a Trumpet March 30, 2012 11:00 AM by Joe Hopkins
    I remember when I was in college as an undergrad at Bucknell University, my response to learning about mass, systemic injustice and oppr… Read More
  8. Lifesaving Ministry with the Poor: Communication Technologies in Remote Regions March 15, 2012 2:20 PM by Rev. N. Neelley Hicks
    If you’re reading this blog, you are one of the world’s privileged…having access to electricity, a computer  and… 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.