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  1. Listening well as a person of privilege: From pain to hope June 21, 2013 9:00 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
  2. Listening well as a person of privilege: Communicate on their terms, not your own May 31, 2013 9:00 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
  3. Imitators of God May 29, 2013 12:32 PM by Bishop Kenneth L. Carder
    The following was originally published by the South Carolina United Methodist Advoacate and has been republished with the permission of … Read More
  4. Listening well as a person of privilege: Solidarity first, collaborative problem-solving later May 24, 2013 9:00 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
  5. 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
  6. Stories of Transformation: Drinking Tea with Palestinians April 12, 2013 1:30 PM by John Daniel Gore
    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
  7. 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

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.