1. Abolishing Poverty: Holy Spirit-Inspired Wesleyans Appreciate MLK, Jr. March 22, 2016 1:30 PM by Theodore Walker, Jr.
    Then Jesus, filled with the power of the Spirit, returned to Galilee, and a report about him spread through all the surrounding country.… Read More
  2. Bearing Good Fruit July 26, 2013 2:02 PM by Katelin Hansen
    Editor's Note: In this blog post, the author  explores ways in which predominantly white and privileged churches and their members … Read More
  3. Niebuhr's blindness: The Cross and the Lynching Tree (Part 2) July 12, 2013 3:02 PM by Katelin Hansen
    Editor's Note: The following was originally posted on Katelin Hansen's Blog, By Their Strange Fruit and has been reposted with her permi… Read More
  4. 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
  5. Love in Action March 29, 2012 11:35 AM by Rev. Jeffry Wells
    God calls us to love, not merely in our thoughts or in our words or in our feelings, but in action. In Paul’s Letter to the Phili… Read More
  6. A Methodist Pastor Recalls Dr. King February 09, 2012 2:10 PM by Rev. Ralph Lord Roy
    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. appeared tired and hot as he looked at us through prison bars. It was July 1962, 50 years ago this summer. Ra… Read More
  7. Racial Jeopardy and American Politics February 03, 2012 5:15 PM by Lisa Sharon Harper
    During a roundtable chat with a group of emerging young evangelical leaders recently, someone posed the question: “Has America bec… Read More
  8. Acknowledging Living Heroes January 27, 2012 10:34 AM by Jim Winkler
    Over the years, I have developed quite a little collection of biographies and autobiographies of United Methodist preachers who stepped … Read More
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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. Ministry With
  3. Justice
  4. Poverty
  5. love
  6. Social Justice
  7. health
  8. Solidarity
  9. relational
  10. Bible
  11. Income Inequality
  12. youth
  13. Respect
  14. Jim Crow Laws
  15. working poor
  16. Food Security
  17. trust.
  18. immigration
  19. Leadership Development
  20. street ministry
  21. Housing
  22. Florida
  23. segregation
  24. Meaningful Work
  25. transforming worship