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. economic justice
  2. Mutuality
  3. UMC
  4. diversity
  5. relational
  6. Solidarity
  7. Transformational
  8. Companionship
  9. reconciliation
  10. Social Holiness
  11. Jobs
  12. poverty rate
  13. Causes of poverty
  14. gender
  15. Jim Crow Laws
  16. mission theology
  17. Education
  18. Latin America
  19. Healing
  20. Love Incarnate
  21. Food Stamps
  22. 61st Avenue UMC
  23. General Conference
  24. General Board of Church and Society
  25. Criminal Justice