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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. Surprised by Grace January 21, 2016 11:03 AM by Rev. Greg Henneman
    Rev. Greg Henneman, Director of Healthy Eating and Living, reflects on the 'divine economy of abundance' at CD4AP: We call it a divine … Read More
  3. Earth Day, Stewardship, and Environmental Racism April 09, 2014 1:50 PM by Katelin Hansen
    Editor's Note: The following originally appeared on Katelin Hansen's Blog, By Their Strange Fruit on April 23, 2012, and has been reprin… 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. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
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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.