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 service. But, even more than that, the Campolo Scholars program is a ...

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 recovery from his recent stroke.

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 both aware that this is going to be a very long-term recovery. Due to Covid-19 precautions, our campus is closed to visitor...

PROGRESS

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 working hard at therapy and making progress. Keep the prayers coming! If you missed the news,

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 of the Beaumont Health Center, while his wife Peggy - who is prohibited from entering ...

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 of future church and ministry leaders. You see, there is a major challenge in the American church to...

Unconscious Discrimination: Tony’s Video Series #12

If Christians and the Church do not bear witness to the reconciliation of God's children, or in the Apostle Paul's words, "Jew and Greek," "slave and free," "male and female," how can we expect the world to reflect this unity? And yet, what the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observed in 1963, that "i...

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 future? The life and work of the Ch...

A Letter from the Executive Director

(Photo: June 2019 -  Distinguished Eastern University Alum, Bryan Stevenson ‘81 and Campolo Center Executive Director, Robert Gauthier ‘08, at the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) offices in Montgomery, AL)

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Greetings in Christ, friend, and co-laborer in love, justice, and minis...

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: James Williams, Resident Campolo Fellow and Senior Pastor of First B...