1. 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
  2. Isaiah and the Foreclosure Crisis March 27, 2012 1:00 PM by Rose Marie Berger
    Today’s Washington Post sits open on my desk with the headline: “Settlement launches foreclosure reckoning—U.S., state… Read More
  3. Words Lifted Up March 15, 2012 2:00 PM by Rev. Michael Livingston
    A reflection on I Samuel 3:1-20 The Rev. Michael Livingston, who directs the National Council of Churches Poverty Initiative, delivered… Read More
  4. Engaging in Ministry With the Poor: A Call to Action February 20, 2012 6:05 PM by Thomas Kemper
    Since General Conference 2008, one of the four Areas of Focus of the United Methodist Church has been “Engaging in Ministry with t… Read More
  5. 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
  6. Reflecting on a Heroic Prophet: The Unfinished Work of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. January 12, 2012 3:58 PM by Bishop Kenneth L. Carder
    “Bishop, name one of your heroes,” requested a teenager during a question and answer session at a conference youth event. A… Read More

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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.