Category: Meet the Scholars

In case you missed it!

April 19, 2022

Three of our Campolo Scholars recently participated in a very special chapel service honoring the life and legacy of Tony Campolo. Each of them shared a reflection, illustrating their deep appreciation for what it means to be a Campolo Scholar and how Tony's life and writings have been an inspiration in their journey.

Save the date – April 20, and meet Emily Beck

April 7, 2022

Meet Campolo Scholar Emily Beck. Emily is a student-athlete and junior at Eastern, from Westminster, Maryland. She is a Resident Assistant and a member of the women's basketball team. Emly is double majoring in Marketing and Youth Ministry with a calling to create and lead camp ministries. Emily spent the afternoon wit...

Save the Date – April 20, and meet Corey Brown

March 28, 2022

Meet Campolo Scholar Corey Brown. Corey is in his second year at Palmer Theological Seminary and serves as the Missions Director at Hope Community Church in Ridley Park, PA. He leads their mission work locally, nationally, and globally, spearheading such initiatives as a mission trip to Kenya this summer. Corey has a passion...

You’re Invited to a Special Chapel Service

March 24, 2022

Shameika is originally from Washington State but now lives in Philadelphia. She is in her second semester at Palmer Theological Seminary in pursuit of a joint MDiv/MBA degree. She serves as a student chaplain to support the holistic formation of Christian leaders. She’s a poet and photographer who believes that art can be a form of prayer a...

Daily Bible Reading and Prayer Led by Campolo Scholars Shameika Black and Corey Brown

February 4, 2022

As we travel through 2022, we are going to send monthly reminders for a few of the most spiritually healthy habits God has gifted and revealed to us. Through living in God's Word (the Bible), intentional prayer, and taking part in community with our brothers and sisters in Jesus, we are seeking to provide daily rhythms that work wonders in the r...

Campolo Scholars Forum with Dr. Chris Hall: Practicing the Way of Jesus

January 24, 2022

The new year is off to a great start as we resumed our weekly Campolo Scholars Forum this week and were honored to be joined Tony's dear friend and colleague, Dr. Chris Hall. Chris led us in a wonderful discussion about Practicing the Way of Jesus: The Path Toward Spiritual Maturity. Regardless of where you are in your faith and spi...

You’ll be inspired by her as much as we are!

December 9, 2021

As I mentioned earlier this week, we have three "Christmas wishes" for 2022. Today I'd like to share a bit about Wish #1... New Scholars! We are eager to continue developing the program to match the growing need for effective and committed leaders within the Church. Toward that end, we are prayi...

Campolo Scholars Forum with Dr. Tony Campolo

November 17, 2021

On Monday, November 15th, we were privileged and honored to have Tony join the Campolo Scholars and other students, faculty, and staff from Eastern University and Palmer Theological Seminary for our weekly Campolo Scholars Forum (40 folks in total). Tony is a distinguished Eastern University alum and Emeritus Professor of Sociology.  In his ...

Meet Shameika Black

October 11, 2021

Last week, it was my joy to introduce you to 8 new Campolo Scholars. What an honor it is to walk alongside these young leaders as they study and. grow in their faith, ministry, and calling. Today, I'd like to invite you to take a few minutes to get to know Shameika Black and the profound story that God is writing i...

8 Reasons to Get Excited!

October 1, 2021

In the coming weeks, we will be sharing more deeply about several of the young leaders being discipled according to the theme "a long obedience in the same direction" through the Campolo Center for Ministry in our Meet the Scholars series.