1. 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
  2. Deserved Attention December 02, 2011 10:19 AM by Marissa Emrich
    Each and every day so many people spend their time helping others. But for some reason, their efforts are not deemed as worthy of attent… Read More
  3. White People to the Rescue? November 02, 2011 12:40 PM by Marissa Emrich
    A few weeks ago a white speaker talked to our class about his efforts to help a predominantly African American community. He told us tha… 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. Ministry with the poor
  2. community
  3. Relationships
  4. United Methodist Church
  5. UMC
  6. health
  7. Solidarity
  8. living on the margins
  9. Bible
  10. Privilege
  11. Partnership
  12. Income Inequality
  13. Listening
  14. stereotyping
  15. unemployment
  16. Food Security
  17. street ministry
  18. immigration
  19. transforming worship
  20. underemployment
  21. General Conference
  22. Mass Incarceration
  23. concentration of wealth
  24. Prophets
  25. Florida