Month: June 2019

Congratulations to the Newlyweds!

June 27, 2019

I have exciting news to share with you today! Newly graduated Campolo Scholars, John Galdames-Henry and Michelle Miles, began their summer as newlyweds! Jon and Michelle were married on June eighth. This past month, Jon spent two weeks working with Tony Campolo, Lindy Backues, and St. John’s Baptist Church to organize and launch a sum...

Campolo Scholars May 2019 Commencement

Abi Fell-Dewalt: A Servant’s Heart and Mind

June 23, 2019

There is a major challenge in the American church today. We do not have enough qualified and trained pastors and church leaders. Fewer young people are following Christ, still, fewer are trained biblically, and even  fewer yet can afford ministry training. This is precisely why the Campolo Center for Ministry exi...

Berdy with Jeremiah House students

I have a question to ask

June 20, 2019

We recently introduced you to Campolo Scholar Berdy JeanMary - a young leader demonstrating tremendous courage to serve. Inspired by Tony Campolo and Eastern University, Berdy is actively sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ with a commitment to the integration of faith, love, reason, and justice. Berdy is spending this...

Have you seen these statistics?

June 16, 2019

Perhaps you just returned home from your local church. Christians around the world gathered today to praise God, learn more about how to follow Jesus, and fellowship with other believers. But, across the nation, there are many who stayed home this Sunday morning... because their churches have closed their doors. Studies sh...

Tony Campolo Lecturing

The Church is in decline – what is our response?

June 13, 2019

This is personal. As I enter the last season of my life, the Church I love and have served for over 60 years is in decline. The rising generation doesn’t seem as interested in the Christian faith and spiritual formation, and the number of people making decisions to become pastors and church leaders is getting smaller each year. ...

Campolo Scholar graduates wtih Tony, Peggy and Robert

Wow… Three Reasons to Celebrate!

June 3, 2019

The spring semester has come to a close and we have much to celebrate! This school year has been an exciting time of growth for the Campolo Center. Here are three important accomplishments I'd like to share with you today: MONDAY MEETINGS | Each week throughout the semester, the Campolo Scholars and I gather for a M...