Category: Scholars

Congratulations, Campolo Scholars!!

July 27, 2021

We have exciting news to share! Campolo Scholars Abi Fell-Dewalt and Jabre Harris have received prestigious scholarships. These generous awards, in addition to the Campolo Scholarship, not only help meet our students' financial needs, but serve as affirmations of these Campolo Scholars' calli...

Introducing Mike Gankevich

July 13, 2021

One of Tony’s most important and favorite uses of his time these days is counseling and mentoring the Campolo Scholars. Mike Gankevich is one of the Campolo Scholars studying at Eastern’s Palmer Theological Seminary. He recently spent the afternoon with Tony and I was privileged to listen to their conversation. Mike is enlisted...

Visiting with Tony, Ally, and James

June 22, 2021

Before we dive in with a fun update on Tony and the Scholars, I want to remind you that, this month, a special friend of the ministry is offering a matching grant that will double your gift to the Campolo Scholarship Fund. You can

When God calls us to rest…

June 15, 2021

Today, I have a special letter to share with you from rising church leader and Campolo Scholar, Cionie Lum.

Cionie is an excellent example of why the Campolo Center for Ministry program is so powerful and necessary. And right now, a special friend of the mini...

A Special Feature Article about Eastern!

May 6, 2021

This article from The Christian Century featuring Tony, Eastern, and other notable alums has generated a lot of buzz recently! The author captures the profound impact Tony has had on Christianity in general and Eastern's students in particular. We hope you enjoy it! The Flaherty Foundation has been one of our key partners,...

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...

Ally Bartlett: In Her Own Words

October 23, 2018

Called, Committed and Growing. My name is Ally Bartlett, and I was created with a purpose by a perfect God. I am a junior at Eastern University, majoring in Business Administration with a minor in Christian Thought. I’m from Galax, Virginia, which is where I owe my accent and love for sweet tea. Since, I moved to Downing...

Getting Smarter in Overseas Missions

September 6, 2016

She wants to heal people’s bodies and souls…without unintended side effects. Stephanie Rodriguez grew up going on overseas mission trips. As she reaches adulthood, she wants to take it to the next level. Stephanie, was born and raised in Philadelphia, where she continues to serve in various leadership roles in...

They Met Jesus Through Dance

August 24, 2016

Emily Pastin knows declining church attendance is a problem around the country. But it won’t be at her church…not if she has anything to do with it. Emily’s grandmother lived in a tough economic time. But she wanted to learn to dance, and kept learning wherever she could. Eventually she leveraged her passion into a business, opened seve...

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 yea...