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  1. Child Theology: Five ways to be a child-friendly church May 21, 2014 10:08 AM by Elizabeth S. Tapia
    Editor's Note: The following post was originally published on Mission Musings, the blog of the General Board of Global Ministries, and h… Read More
  2. Stories of Transformation: Baring Ourselves Before God and in “Ministry With” May 03, 2013 9:21 AM by Matthew Johnson
    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
  3. 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
  4. DREAMers Affirmed May 09, 2012 12:00 PM by Linda Unger
    Tampa, Florida, May 4, 2012—The United Methodist Church approved this week a resolution urging the US Congress to adopt the DREAM … Read More
  5. 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
  6. The World Cries for Economic Justice December 08, 2011 1:00 PM by Larry Hollon
    While paying for groceries in Pine Mountain, Ga., recently, I heard another customer say, “It’s hard times right now. Hard t… Read More
  7. What Am I Really Paying? October 11, 2011 11:21 AM by Lisa Talbott
    I am appalled. I’m disgusted. I’m outraged. And perhaps most of all, I’m ashamed. I have worked at the North Carolina … Read More
  8. Tall Trees & Barren Spaces July 18, 2011 8:00 AM by Neelley Hicks
    Walking through a neighborhood the other day, my husband noticed how beautiful a large oak tree was, but lamented that the yard around i… 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.

Tags

  1. Justice
  2. transformation
  3. economic justice
  4. women
  5. inclusive
  6. Eradication of Poverty
  7. relational
  8. living on the margins
  9. missionary
  10. hunger
  11. Privilege
  12. global health
  13. Income Inequality
  14. Transformational
  15. General Board of Global Ministries
  16. Companionship
  17. reconciliation
  18. gender
  19. Jim Crow Laws
  20. Economic Security
  21. Health Care
  22. food justice
  23. prayer
  24. Leadership Development
  25. outsider
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