Category: Meet the Scholars

A Special Letter of Thanks from Cionie Lum

April 8, 2021

Today I am pleased to share a letter with you – straight from the heart of a very special Campolo Scholar: Cionie Lum

The Campolo Center for Ministry, extensive in its reach, cultivates the God-given gifts, talents, and abilities of its students, and nurtures the calling that each student carries. C...

What are the Campolo Scholars up to?

March 9, 2021

Thanks to everyone who celebrated Tony's 86th birthday by sending gifts for the scholarship fund that fund provides for the Campolo Scholars. We are grateful for your par...

Meet Saroj!

February 16, 2021

This month we’re celebrating Tony's 86th birthday by sharing stories of people whose lives he has impacted. Today, I'd like to introduce you to the story of ...

Interview with Cionie Lum

December 15, 2020

First up – Save the Date! On the morning of Christmas Eve, we'll be sharing a very special video message from Tony. You won't want to miss it. In recent months, the Campolo Scholars and I have been considering the concept of incarnational ministry. We've enjoyed deep and fruitful discussions about what it means to be presen...

Lessons & Carols

December 10, 2020

Today you're in for a Christmas treat! We are happy to share Eastern University's Contemporary Service of Lessons and Carols featuring the Campolo Center’s Executive Director, Campolo Scholars Angelo Soto, Samarah Pacheco and Dakota Stott, Eastern's chaplain Rev. Dr. Joe Modica, and Eastern’s Choir and student ministry team...

“What I wish I’d known…”

November 24, 2020

Rev. James Williams, Senior Pastor of the historic First Baptist Church of Philadelphia, spoke at our recent Monday morning Campolo Scholars Fellowship. James is a Campolo Scholar alum who completed his seminary education and training at Eastern University’s Palmer Theological Seminary. He served as last year's Resident Campolo Fell...

What does ministry ACTUALLY look like?

October 6, 2020

In recent days, we have highlighted some of the rising church leaders from the Campolo Scholars program. Today, we'd like to introduce you to two very special alums, who happen to also be partners in ministry AND life! Jon Galdames-Henry is a former Campolo Scholar and 2019 graduate of Eastern University. ...

Monday Meeting: Iron Sharpens Iron!

September 24, 2020

Our fall semester is well underway and the Campolo Center is working full steam ahead! We had a great turnout for this week's Monday Meeting. In addition to our Scholars, we were joined by three special guests from Palmer Seminary as well as Campolo alums Ally Bartlett and James Williams. Our guest speaker was the reputed preacher, author, pr...

Raising Up Future Church Leaders

September 17, 2020

As we begin a new semester carrying out Tony’s vision to support, train, and mentor young leaders to serve the church and para-church ministries, we are grateful that we have a team that does not “grow weary in doing good.” In the coming days, we will highlight some of these rising church leaders from the Campolo Scholars program. Firs...

Introducing Dakota Stott

July 22, 2020

Tony Campolo is known for pointing out that "The Church is God's instrument for changing the world." The Campolo Center was formed to support that vision by recruiting and financially supporting exceptional students who demonstrate the gifts of vocational Christian service. But, even more than that, the Campolo Scholars program is a ...