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. mission
  2. love
  3. Poverty
  4. empowerment
  5. dignity
  6. us and them
  7. Social Change
  8. diversity
  9. Inequality
  10. Eradication of Poverty
  11. bible
  12. hunger
  13. Biblical Tradition
  14. Commitment
  15. "fear of the other"
  16. Social Holiness
  17. Jesus
  18. Health Care
  19. Methodism
  20. Kingdom of God
  21. Church For All People
  22. trust.
  23. Housing
  24. Suffering
  25. Class Division