1. Rethink Prisons, Rethink Church May 23, 2013 10:51 AM by Autumn Dennis
    Editor's Note: The following was originally posted on Rethink Church. It has been reposted with the permission of Rethink Church and the… Read More
  2. 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
  3. 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

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. Poverty
  2. United Methodist Church
  3. empowerment
  4. us and them
  5. Social Justice
  6. Race
  7. Eradication of Poverty
  8. bible
  9. Partnership
  10. Income Inequality
  11. General Board of Global Ministries
  12. Neighbors
  13. Jesus
  14. UMCOR
  15. Kingdom of God
  16. Christianity
  17. street ministry
  18. Housing
  19. equality
  20. excluded
  21. Suffering
  22. Class Division
  23. Meaningful Work
  24. Communication
  25. Leaders