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Campolo Scholars Forum with Tony Campolo (Virtual)
November 15, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Role of the Church and Christian Academy for Intellectual, Spiritual, and Vocational Formation.
Distinguished Eastern University alum and Emeritus Professor of Sociology, Dr. Tony Campolo, will share about the impact Eastern had on his intellectual, spiritual, and vocational formation and of his hopes and dreams for the Campolo Scholars and all Eastern University and Palmer Theological Seminary Students.
The Campolo Scholars Forum is made possible with generous gifts from the Baugh Family Foundation and FBC of Philadelphia.
Tony Campolo is professor emeritus of sociology at Eastern University and a former faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania. For 40 years, he led the Evangelical Association for the Promotion of Education, an organization which he founded to create and support programs serving needy communities. More recently, Dr. Campolo has provided leadership for the progressive Christian movement, Red Letter Christians as well as, for the Campolo Center for Ministry, a program which provides support to those the church has called to full-time ministry. He has written more than 35 books and can be found blogging regularly on tonycampolo.org and redletterchristians.org. Tony and his wife Peggy live near Philadelphia and have two children and four grandchildren.
In November 2012, Tony Campolo received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Youth Worker’s Convention. The wording on the award is: “Award of Lifetime Achievement is proudly presented to Tony Campolo who has defined and courageously pioneered what is means to encourage, care and lead students, possessing the qualities that inspire us and provoke us to continue the journey into the future with boldness and confidence. As a result of Tony’s life of ministry and leadership he has left a legacy of encouragement and hope to youth workers and students everywhere.” …