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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. 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
  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. My Brush with Brutality and Love January 17, 2012 8:28 PM by Rev. John Helmiere
    Author’s note: As my story continues to be read, may we not forget the exploitation of the port truckers and that the kind of… Read More
  5. Commentary from Occupy Oakland: Ordinary people doing extraordinary things December 16, 2011 3:35 PM by Sandy Gess
    OAKLAND, Calif. (UMNS) — A handmade sign caught my eye at the general strike march called by Occupy Oakland on Nov. 2. Held by a m… 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

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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