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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. Saved from Meritocracy (Part 1) June 28, 2013 10:51 AM 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. Walking in Faith June 05, 2013 2:00 PM by Nyamah Dunbar
    This post was originally published on the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) blog and has been reposted with permission. &nbs… Read More
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. We Are Family May 16, 2012 10:30 AM by Rev. N. Neelley Hicks
    Near the cross of Jesus stood his mother, his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus saw his mot… 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. ministry
  2. dignity
  3. the most vulnerable
  4. Social Justice
  5. Social Change
  6. Eradication of Poverty
  7. diversity
  8. relational
  9. hunger
  10. global health
  11. Income Inequality
  12. Transformational
  13. Companionship
  14. reconciliation
  15. Church For All People
  16. Social Holiness
  17. gender
  18. Jim Crow Laws
  19. mission theology
  20. Economic Security
  21. Kingdom of God
  22. Discipleship
  23. food justice
  24. outsider
  25. Latin America
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