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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. From "Memory" to "Vision" in Global Vision May 10, 2012 12:45 PM by Thomas Kemper
    The following is an excerpt of a reflection by Thomas Kemper, the General Secretary of the General Board of Global Ministries,  tha… Read More
  3. In Their Shoes: Poverty Simulations Helps Servants Do Ministry With, not To May 09, 2012 12:12 PM by Jessica Connor
    Imagine for a moment that you are a mother of two working 10 hours a day as a minimum-wage secretary. You are the breadwinner of your ho… Read More
  4. Giving Back April 18, 2012 10:00 AM by Mary Zigbuo
    After the community awareness forum ended, I observed her trying to get my attention from the opposite side of the Fellowship Hall. We w… Read More
  5. Doing Good - Step by Step April 03, 2012 9:00 AM by Urs Schweizer
    Note from Ministry With: Today Albania is on a path towards freedom and democracy, but also faces significant challenges, including unem… Read More
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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

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.

Tags

  1. ministry
  2. dignity
  3. the most vulnerable
  4. Social Justice
  5. Social Change
  6. Eradication of Poverty
  7. diversity
  8. relational
  9. hunger
  10. global health
  11. Income Inequality
  12. Transformational
  13. Companionship
  14. reconciliation
  15. Church For All People
  16. Social Holiness
  17. gender
  18. Jim Crow Laws
  19. mission theology
  20. Economic Security
  21. Kingdom of God
  22. Discipleship
  23. food justice
  24. outsider
  25. Latin America
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