Month: June 2016

Celebrating our first year working with our Campolo Scholars

June 30, 2016

As the Campolo Center for Ministry nears the end of its fiscal year (Today, June 30), we are celebrating our first year working with Campolo Scholars…a year filled with encouragement for what God is doing on campus. We are so grateful for your support of the inaugural cohort of Campolo Scholars. You have every reason to be pr...

How Music Can Reach People Who Resent Christianity

June 28, 2016

What if Christian songwriters took their music to the next level? What if in addition to inspiring the church, their music went out among the lost and broken and invited them in? Lenise Morales was born and raised in Philadelphia. At Eastern, she's studying Entrepreneurship and Business, which she plans to use to support her passion for music a...

This New Song from a Young Christian Will Leave You Breathless

June 26, 2016

What if Christian music didn’t gloss over how hard life can be? Lenise Morales is a Campolo Scholar at the Campolo Center for Ministry at Eastern University. Her forthcoming EP, which will be record...

An Evening with Tony Campolo and Mark Lowry Sunday, June 26th at 7 PM

June 23, 2016

Laugh, cry, think and worship during an unforgettable evening with Tony and Mark. Dove and Grammy Award winning artist Mark Lowry joins Eastern University Professor Emeritus Tony Campolo for a unique performance on stage where they commun...

What we need from the next generation of Christian leaders

June 21, 2016

Young Christians are missing something huge from their lives. What could they do for Christ if they got it? “Is it possible to ask ourselves to know Jesus all the way, not just halfway? I think most of us are scared of the answer,” says Michelle Miles. South Jersey native Michelle is a Campolo Scholar this year, a...

Are Christians doing urban ministry all wrong?

June 20, 2016

And are we doomed to a rising generation that doesn’t know the poor or how to help them? Planting churches in big cities—especially in gentrified areas—is a trendy thing to do these days. Some of those churches are doing remarkable things. But sometimes the focus on “sexy” ministry techniques and upper-incom...

Meet the Campolo Scholars

June 16, 2016

When we launched the Campolo Center for Ministry less than two years ago, we had an ambitious, long-term, strategic goal to raise up a new generation of pastors and Christian leaders. We longed to see talented young people serve and revitalize our churches and help our communities of faith navigate the challenges of the day. Then, last fall--th...