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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. SNAP - We Must Do Better September 25, 2013 10:41 AM by Holli Long
    Editor's Note: The following post originally appeared on BlogHer and has been reposted with permission from both BlogHer and the author.… Read More
  3. Labor Day September 05, 2013 7:02 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 permissi… Read More
  4. Five Rules to Keep From Being the Agent of the Devil in the Middle of the Church: A Practical Guide to “Ministry with” August 14, 2013 10:03 AM by Mike Mather
    A couple of decades ago I read “Why Servanthood is Bad,” an insightful, practical, biblically-based article by John McKnight… Read More
  5. The Voice of Angels June 19, 2013 2:46 PM by Autumn Dennis
    Editor's note: The following has been cross-posted with amoshouse.wordpress.com with the author's permission. It is an example of the ki… Read More
  6. 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
  7. The Cost of Being Poor (part 1) May 02, 2013 8:47 AM by Katelin Hansen
    This is the first of a two-part series on the high cost of being poor in the United States. It's expensive to be poor."The poorer you ar… Read More
  8. 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
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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.