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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. The Journey to the Cross and Transformation March 28, 2013 10:39 AM by Kara Crawford
    May this immolated body and this blood sacrificed for all nourish us so that we may offer our body and our blood as Christ did, and thus… Read More
  7. 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
  8. Waiting for Midnight... And Daybreak December 17, 2011 3:00 PM by Neelley Hicks
    As midnight approached, shoppers were ready to hit the aisles. Store managers had shelves stocked and extra personnel were ready to hand… 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.