1. 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
  2. Disenfranchising Poor Voters: Modern Day Poll Taxes January 16, 2012 9:15 AM by Rev. N. Neelley Hicks
    What would Dr. Martin Luther King have to say about state laws requiring government issued photo IDs? This question came up when Sixty … 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. community
  2. mission
  3. children
  4. UMC
  5. us and them
  6. living on the margins
  7. Privilege
  8. self and other
  9. hospitality
  10. worship
  11. Stigma
  12. stereotyping
  13. Policy
  14. Methodism
  15. Discipleship
  16. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King
  17. Values
  18. Prison
  19. Minorities
  20. underemployment
  21. Food Stamps
  22. General Conference
  23. Training
  24. Columbus, Ohio
  25. North Carolina