Category: Update

Introducing Dakota Stott

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

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Suffering with the Oppressed: Tony’s Video Series # 13

The year 2020 certainly feels heavy with loss. We’re particularly mindful of this with the recent passing of civil rights icon and long-serving Congressman John Lewis, following his brave battle with pancreatic cancer. Meanwhile, Tony continues the arduous process of

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An Update from Peggy Campolo

07/20/2020 For now, Tony is staying at the Health Center at the retirement community where we live. Thanks to our great therapy department and his own hard work, he has made a very small amount of progress, but we are

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Just a few days ago, I had a wonderful phone conversation with Tony. It was my joy to share with him about the many people who have reached out, offering encouragement and prayer. He was deeply touched. He is now

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A prayer request for Tony and update from the Campolo family

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

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Investing in the Future of the Church

While we are in the midst of Covid-19, racial injustice, and social unrest, the life and work of the Church must continue. We founded the Campolo Center with a sense of urgency and a commitment to investing in the lives

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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…

These are indeed extraordinary times. Between pandemic and loss, injustice, and ensuing protests, our nation is grieving. But the question remains: how will we make the most of this time now, for reflection, introspection, mediation, prayer, and intentionality and prepare for the

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Where Do We Turn in Such a Time as This?

We’ve been listening and praying. We firmly believe that it is our responsibility to do the hard work of interrogating our nation’s history of racism in order to truly grasp the deadly ramifications of these social ills and structural sins. Photo:

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May I share a story about my mom with you?

Mother’s Day holds a special place in my heart. But it also causes me to grieve over one of the Church’s great losses. You see, my own mother, Mary Campolo, was the best storyteller I’ve ever known. Her ability to hold a group entranced

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TWO SPECIAL STORIES: Tony’s Video Series Part 8

I’m certain that many of you know the name Brennan Manning – author of The Ragamuffin Gospel, and a dear friend to Tony. Brennan lived a remarkable life and had some remarkable stories to tell. Today, Tony has decided to pass

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