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  1. 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
  2. Embarking on our Lenten Journey March 08, 2012 10:00 AM by Michelle Dromgold
    Before 2006, I had never connected the term “social justice” with my faith as a Christian. Yet today, Christ's model of exem… Read More
  3. My Brush with Brutality and Love January 17, 2012 8:28 PM by Rev. John Helmiere
    Author’s note: As my story continues to be read, may we not forget the exploitation of the port truckers and that the kind of… Read More
  4. Hospitality or Excuses? October 20, 2011 5:30 PM by Bishop Peggy A. Johnson
    Luke 11:5-10 And he said to them, “Suppose one of you has a friend, and you go to him at midnight and say to him, ‘Friend, … Read More
  5. The Crumbs We Leave Behind October 17, 2011 11:13 AM by Neelley Hicks
    Years ago, I visited an art museum in Memphis, Tennessee – meandering about until I found an exhibit on the civil rights movement.… Read More
  6. The Power of "With" August 16, 2011 12:30 PM by Kris Roof
    Earlier this week I preached my first revival series at the Fairfield Circuit in Winnsboro, SC. I spent three nights with the congregati… Read More
  7. A Lament and Prayer for Peace: "Never Again" August 09, 2011 9:47 PM by Elizabeth S. Tapia
    A Lament and Prayer for Peace In commemoration of the 66th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan:  &n… Read More
  8. Take Your Blinders Off! April 05, 2011 12:00 AM by Stephanie Suggs
    For this reason, since the day we heard it, we have not ceased praying for you and asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of G… 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.