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.

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Powerful Photos of 2017

Each year Buzzfeed publishes the most powerful photos of the year. These photos tell powerful stories. I have often used them for prayer nights with youth groups. Youth journey around the sanctuary prayerfully reflecting over the stories and those represented … Continue reading

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The Ministry of Dancing On Our Own

I love the version of the song Dancing on My Own by Calum Scott. It feels deeply passionate and emotional. For me the song is a great prayer for those times in ministry where we feel beat up, over looked and worn … Continue reading

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Powerful Documentaries

Here a few documentaries I have seen recently that provide some powerful and engaging narratives.

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The Numbers Game

It doesn’t take long of being in the UMC to realize that we have a strong focus and obession on numbers, though, I’m confident we are not the only denomination. So here are a few reflections that I keep thinking … Continue reading

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Love Letters to God – Does She Read Them?

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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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