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Sarah Harkness
José Roberto Peña-Nazario
Samuel Rodriguez
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Gospel Seeds & Mission Harvests 
by Joel Martínez
The sowing of the gospel in the hearts and minds of the Latino peoples has born bountiful fruit that will nourish the future church in the Western Hemisphere. The mission witness of the British Methodists in the Caribbean ... (continue)

Hispanic Ministries Reborn 
by David Maldonado
I grew up in Seguin, Texas, a product of the pre- civil-rights era and of The United Methodist Church. My church and the historical social context shaped my life, community, and world. During this era, segregation and discrimination ... (continue)

Welcoming the Stranger through The National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministry 
by Mary Beth Coudal
“The English-speaking people have missed the boat,” said Rev. Emilio E. Müller, facilitator of the National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministry in the Pacific Northwest. “But lately, they want to get involved. They realize, ... (continue)

Deportation: A Personal Story
 An Interview with Felix Angel Méndez

My name is Felix Angel Méndez, and I am a probationary pastor in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, assigned to a shelter that houses persons who have been deported from the United States. They can stay here while they find work to earn ... (continue)

Colombia: Care for the Displaced and Unsettled
 Interviews with William Walter Llanos, Rocio Arenos, Berta Pacheco, and Bishop Juan Alberto Cardona

The Methodist Church in Colombia was founded in the late 1970s. President and Bishop Juan Alberto Cardona oversees about 20 churches and three communities of faith. Pastors were interviewed in Medellín and Cartagena. ... (continue)

Special Online Features

Colombia Audio Slide Show: Care for the Displaced and Unsettled Interviews by Richard Lord/Translations by Joyce Hill
The September/October 2007 issue of New World Outlook focuses on Hispanic American and Latin American ministries. In addition to full-length articles, the online issue includes an audio slideshow entitled Colombia: Care for the Displaced ...

It's a World Problem 

As I write this letter, news of the latest immigration bill’s defeat is making the headlines and airwaves. Half of those who voted against it said it was too liberal; the other half said it was too conservative. ...(continue)

The online version of New World Outlook features selected articles from the printed magazine. These additional stories appear in the print publication.
Challenged with a Blessing of Burdens by Conrado Soltero
Methodists in the Americas Dialogue and Study by Linda Bloom and Christie R. House
Encounter With Christ in Latin America and the Caribbean by Christie R. House
The Quest for Balance by Eugenio Poma
To be of Service & Encouragement to Others: An Interview with Casimira Rodríguez
The United Methodist Mission in Honduras Today: An interview with José Roberto Peña
Offering the Love of Christ to All - The Methodist Church of Nicaragua


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