Month: November 2018

James Williams: In His Own Words

November 29, 2018

Serving, Leading and Learning My summer has been one of abundant blessing, being filled with both prolific productivity and renewal! I started a part-time position at International Ministries — the global outreach arm of the American Baptist Churches, USA. As the Administrative Assistant to Asia, I have the privilege of helpi...

A Visit From a Revolutionary Lover – Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis

November 26, 2018

After a busy few days with Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis, the Eastern Community and Campolo Scholars remain challenged and changed by her words. Here is a reflection from  James Williams, a third year seminarian and Campolo Scholar who was blessed along with many other by Rev. Dr. Lewis. Pastor. Educator. Activist. Prophet. Controversial. These are ...

Helping Leaders Respond to a Call To Ministry

November 14, 2018

The Challenge Four years ago, I defined the challenge facing today’s church by writing about “A new and biblical way to extend a call to ministry.” Here is how I kicked off this article, that also served as the rallying cry for the start of the Campolo Center for Ministry: “We’re not doing it right! Some of the bright...