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  1. Finding God in "Worship With* the Poor" October 11, 2013 4:18 PM by Autumn Dennis
    This article is the sixth and final in a series of reflections on my experience this summer living and working at the Open Door Communit… Read More
  2. Listening well as a person of privilege: Communicate on their terms, not your own May 31, 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. All Means All April 26, 2012 1:00 PM by Youngsook C Kang
    "Once we are in, it is our job to invite others,” Bishop King said at the evening worship on Wednesday, April 25.  Thus he ch… Read More
  4. A Saturday Evening Before Palm Sunday Meditation April 03, 2012 12:15 PM by Larry Hollon
    The blind lady played the tambourine. A man shuffled forward using a walker. A shy little girl stepped to the front. And the lady who se… Read More
  5. In Ministry WITH...Embrace the Stained Carpet February 07, 2012 10:39 AM by Ben Yosua-Davis
    It is the age-old debate, so commonplace that you could walk into any church in America and be sure that they’ve had an argument 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.