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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...

Tony is Always Preaching, Teaching and Mentoring

June 7, 2021

While Tony continues to rehab from his stroke, one of my great joys and privileges is bringing donors, friends and the Campolo Scholars to visit him.

Last Friday, Campolo Scholar, Aidan Link, and I visited Tony. As usual,...

Virtual Homecoming with Tony and Peggy

October 15, 2020

We were so pleased to have Peggy and Tony as special guests for our homecoming event last Saturday! What a blessing it was to hear stories of Tony's impact on the lives of so many – from the Campolo Scholars he has mentored to those who have encountered Tony through his books, preaching, and/or in person. We also heard from Tony him...

Welcome Home, Tony!

October 2, 2020

Today, October 2nd is a day to celebrate! After weeks of hard work, Tony is returning home. Tonight, he will enjoy a shared meal with Peggy in the comfort of their own apartment for the first time since his stroke on June 20th. Praise the Lord for this good news. Here are some thoughts from Peggy: "Never have I seen a...

A prayer request for Tony and update from the Campolo family

July 6, 2020

Dear Friends,

On the evening of June 20 our father, Tony Campolo, had a stroke that partially paralyzed the left side of his face and body. Since then he has been recovering and working on rehabilitation on the ground floor of the Beaumont Health Center, while his wife Peggy - who is prohibited from entering ...

Tony, Tom Roop and the Bible Buzzards

February 18, 2020

The Fine Art of Mentoring: Passing on to Others What God Has Given to You
by Ted W. Engstrom, Norman B. Rohrer.

Tom Roop and the Bible Buzzards (pages 77-79)

One of the most fascinating stories of lay mentoring is contained in a letter just received f...

Campolo Scholars May 2019 Commencement

A Thanksgiving Proclamation

November 27, 2019

On October 3, 1863, in the midst of the turmoil and strife of the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln called for peace and gratitude by and for all men in the Thanksgiving Proclamation. Lincoln realized that the human heart needs to give thanks– perhaps, especially in such times of strife! This Thanksgiving, we at the Campolo Cen...

We–well, YOU!–did it!

March 7, 2019

Thanks to you, we did it!  Including gifts received and pledges made, we reached our goal of raising $84,000 for the Campolo Scholarship Fund in honor of Tony’s 84th birthday. Thank you for participating in the 84 for 84 Campaign and making i...

Tony in office at Eastern

A Special Message from Tony…

February 27, 2019

Today, I want to say THANK YOU, from the bottom of my heart! This month, many of you have celebrated my 84th birthday by choosing to support the Campolo Scholars studying here at Eastern University and Palmer Theological Seminary. I am so grateful. Thes...

Tony Campolo 1971 YB Final

Today is the special day!

February 25, 2019

Tony Campolo has never been afraid to speak openly and candidly about Jesus' teachings. Today, on Tony's 84th birthday, others are speaking up too. As we celebrate this special day together, take a moment to enjoy comments and reflections that others have shared during our 84...