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  1. The Stranger Among Us December 15, 2015 12:00 AM by Mike Slaughter
    Originally posted at Ministry Matters. Reposted with permission. Keep on loving one another as brothers and sisters. Do not forget to s… Read More
  2. Mission is Conversation August 01, 2013 8:50 AM by Kara Crawford
    Editor's Note: The following originally appeared in the July/August 2013 edition of New World Outlook, the mission magazine of The Unite… Read More
  3. 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
  4. Stories of Transformation: How Migrant Workers in Hong Kong Ministered to Me April 05, 2013 9:48 AM by Joy Prim
    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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Wage Theft February 14, 2012 7:00 PM by Zachary Ferguson
    Wage theft occurs when workers are paid less than what the law requires.  It includes not being paid all your wages, being paid bel… Read More
  8. 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.