1. Building the Beloved Community through Love and Justice October 04, 2013 11:44 AM by Autumn Dennis
    This article is the fifth in a series of reflections on my experience this summer living and working at the Open Door Community in Atlan… Read More
  2. SNAP - We Must Do Better September 25, 2013 10:41 AM by Holli Long
    Editor's Note: The following post originally appeared on BlogHer and has been reposted with permission from both BlogHer and the author.… Read More
  3. Communion With* The Poor September 06, 2013 12:20 PM by Autumn Dennis
    This article is the first in a series of reflections on my experience this summer living and working at the Open Door Community in Atlan… Read More
  4. Labor Day September 05, 2013 7:02 AM 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 permissi… Read More
  5. Are We Prepared to Make a Place at the Table? August 22, 2013 10:37 AM by Kara Crawford
    A Place at the Table brings us face-to-face with hunger, obesity, and food insecurity in America by introducing us into the lives of thr… Read More
  6. The reality of hunger in Arkansas, and the real ways we can help June 27, 2013 9:00 AM by Stephen Copley
    Editor's note: The following has been republished with the author's permission. It is hard for many to believe that people in Arkansas … Read More
  7. Waiting for Midnight... And Daybreak December 17, 2011 3:00 PM by Neelley Hicks
    As midnight approached, shoppers were ready to hit the aisles. Store managers had shelves stocked and extra personnel were ready to hand… 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. Justice
  2. economic justice
  3. dignity
  4. women
  5. Social Justice
  6. Eradication of Poverty
  7. diversity
  8. relational
  9. missionary
  10. hunger
  11. global health
  12. Income Inequality
  13. Transformational
  14. General Board of Global Ministries
  15. Companionship
  16. reconciliation
  17. Social Holiness
  18. gender
  19. Jim Crow Laws
  20. mission theology
  21. Economic Security
  22. food justice
  23. prayer
  24. Leadership Development
  25. outsider