Blog

  1. 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
  2. Lift Up Your Voice Like a Trumpet March 30, 2012 11:00 AM by Joe Hopkins
    I remember when I was in college as an undergrad at Bucknell University, my response to learning about mass, systemic injustice and oppr… Read More
  3. Commentary from Occupy Oakland: Ordinary people doing extraordinary things December 16, 2011 3:35 PM by Sandy Gess
    OAKLAND, Calif. (UMNS) — A handmade sign caught my eye at the general strike march called by Occupy Oakland on Nov. 2. Held by a m… Read More
  4. Ministry with the Poor Amidst Abundance October 11, 2011 1:18 PM by John McCullough
    The mission of Christ must always be understood in context. While we live in a period of obvious prosperity, nonetheless our times are m… Read More
  5. With the Poor: Making Soup and Carrying the Cross May 27, 2011 5:00 PM by Thomas Kemper
    Ferrugem would vanish for months at a time, traveling around Brazil looking for work, trying to survive, but he always came back to Sao … Read More
  6. 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.