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My Name Is Not "Those People"

You have no idea how much I hate the phrase “Those People” when referring to the homeless and the poor… or anyone actually.  I find it so incredibly offensive, especially when used by Christians and church leaders I know because it’s so theologically vulgar and yet I hear it all of the time.

This poem by Julia Dinsmore articulates my dislike for the phrase better than I ever will be able to.  We are in this together.


  1. […] disabilities is incredible.  Many well meaning people have asked me, “How do you work with those people?”  While listening to the radio a couple of weeks ago I listened to one radio host complain […]

  2. Jordon,

    Me too. I think the phrase “those people” is anti-Jesus.

    Peace friend.

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