Author Archives: Campbell Soup for the Soul

About Campbell Soup for the Soul

I write as a way to process my own thoughts. This blog is simply a place for me to share thoughts on ministry, theology, and the search for God's wholeness in this world If you have a moment to spare please consider check out covenanthouse.org worldvision.org, stjude.org or ijm.org. They are great organizations doing great things in the world to bring a touch a heaven in the lives of people.

Willimon and Trevor Noah

Today I saw these 2 videos and coupled with yesterday being World Refugee Day and working on a sermon today, my heart is overwhelmed with all that is happening in our world  

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Reflections From Holy Saturday

I begin this post with a confession, for yearsI have seldom enjoyed the holy week and Easter time in church. It is not something I look forward to, in part because it seems every year is the same message without … Continue reading

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We Cannot Be Silent

This video was shared me with yesterday from Sojourners. A reminder that the church cannot be silent. And since the new administrations has said the DAPL should continue. Here is a moving prayer from Sojourners.

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Walter Brueggemann on Idolarty

I found this short video today from one of the most prophetic voices in theology today, Walter Brueggemann. “The dominant narrative cannot produce life, but the alternative narrative of the gospel is a promise of life through neighborly vulnerability.”

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God, Stay With Me

Last night we had a church council meeting where we discussed which ministries were growing, which were weren’t but could, and which ones needed to end. Every church I have ever known constantly has conversations about how do we grow … Continue reading

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Ministry Approach: Anxiety vs. Love

Next week I get together with our youth volunteers to reflect over the book Contemplative Youth Ministry. This is probably the best book on youth ministry I have read. It challenged me deeply, and it gave me great hope and a … Continue reading

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Prayer for Syria

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