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  1. Stories of Transformation: Baring Ourselves Before God and in “Ministry With” May 03, 2013 9:21 AM by Matthew Johnson
    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
  2. Stressed-Out in Tampa April 19, 2012 8:00 AM by Rev. Laurie Haller
    Stressed-out in Tampa?  No way!  What’s there not to like about this fun-loving city of sun, warmth, water, and Busch Ga… Read More
  3. Can a Rainbow Come in the Clouds Without an Ark First? March 29, 2012 1:00 PM by Roseangela Soares de Oliveira
    Genesis 9:8-17 The last time I saw a bow in the clouds, colorful like a rainbow, was this past January. I was in São Paulo, Braz… Read More
  4. Words Lifted Up March 15, 2012 2:00 PM by Rev. Michael Livingston
    A reflection on I Samuel 3:1-20 The Rev. Michael Livingston, who directs the National Council of Churches Poverty Initiative, delivered… Read More
  5. A Methodist Pastor Recalls Dr. King February 09, 2012 2:10 PM by Rev. Ralph Lord Roy
    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. appeared tired and hot as he looked at us through prison bars. It was July 1962, 50 years ago this summer. Ra… Read More
  6. Power February 09, 2012 2:00 PM by Marissa Emrich
    Editor's Note: The analysis of power is a first step in comprehending how systems and structures impact opportunity, wealth, and poverty… Read More
  7. Reflecting on a Heroic Prophet: The Unfinished Work of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. January 12, 2012 3:58 PM by Bishop Kenneth L. Carder
    “Bishop, name one of your heroes,” requested a teenager during a question and answer session at a conference youth event. A… 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.