1. Music, a Meal and Ministry on Riverwalk May 02, 2012 3:00 PM by Linda Bloom
    Resplendent in lavender dresses and shirts, the Ivory Coast choir was making such a joyful noise in the white tent along the Tampa River… Read More
  2. 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
  3. Incarnational Love September 12, 2011 10:37 AM by Neelley Hicks
    This story from 61st Avenue United Methodist Church is a poignant message of Christ’s love exemplified through a humble servant. I… Read More
  4. We Bring the Sacrifice of Praise July 18, 2011 11:50 AM by Eileen Howard
    Across America on Sunday, about 43% of the population will go to worship. In most cases, they will worship with folks who are pretty muc… 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.


  1. Ministry with the poor
  2. Relationships
  3. Justice
  4. "the Poor"
  5. children
  6. women
  7. compassion
  8. living on the margins
  9. missionary
  10. Power
  11. self and other
  12. global health
  13. hospitality
  14. Oppression
  15. Beloved Community
  16. working poor
  17. Discipleship
  18. food justice
  19. Leadership Development
  20. Values
  21. Culture
  22. segregation
  23. transforming worship
  24. underemployment
  25. Prophets