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  1. 2016 Workers' Voice Tour: "Boycott Wendy's!" March 21, 2016 1:07 PM by Nicholas Laccetti
    For years, United Methodists have supported the efforts of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and their allies to persuade maj… Read More
  2. What Do I Tell My Son about Trayvon Martin, Revisited July 22, 2013 9:24 AM by Bill Mefford
    Editor's Note: The following was originally posted on Bill Mefford's blog, Jeremiah Weeping and has been re-posted with his permission. … Read More
  3. An out of the bubble Sabbath May 08, 2012 10:30 AM by Laura Allen
    I went to the beach today. As I came up from my first swim in an ocean (well, a gulf anyway), in far too long, I saw a fin out of the co… Read More
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. A Mile in Your Shoes April 04, 2012 10:00 AM by Joel C. Hunter
    Faith-based communities offer the kind of support and empowerment that can break the cycle of poverty. We need to supplement government … Read More
  7. Extreme Poverty June 01, 2010 12:00 AM by Bishop Timothy Whitaker
    The theme of the 2010 Florida Annual Conference is “Transforming the World by Eradicating Extreme Poverty.”  You may be… 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.