Category: Scholars

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...