BEING MINDFUL: Tony’s Video Series Part 1

This week, we're excited to introduce you to Tony's newest video series. I think you'll be especially encouraged by Part 1, which focuses on the importance of "being mindful" in the midst of a crisis. I hope that Tony's message and our continued prayers for you will be a source of hope in these trying and uncertain times. Yours gratefully,...

A Video Message from Tony in Light of COVID-19

Dear friend of the Campolo Center for Ministry, While we grapple with these unusual times and ensuing uncertainties, it's Tony's great desire to connect with you all. He came into the office this week to share some encouraging thoughts. I filmed him ( of course sitting more than six feet away!) I hope Tony's words will be a source of hope fo...

Shining the Light of the Gospel in the Midst of a Pandemic

In the past week, our lives have all been turned upside down. Eastern University, due to the mandate by the State government, had to close to the public for 14 days. Students had to vacate their dorms by 5 pm on Monday. Across the country, schools, churches, and businesses have been shuttered. None of us imagined such a monumental shift was to c...

A Message from Campolo’s Director

Dear friend of the Campolo Center, Thank you so much for joining in this month of celebrating Tony Campolo’s 85th birthday! Your participation in Tony’s celebration is truly a...

A Special Kind of Birthday Gift

This time last year, we were celebrating Tony’s 84th birthday with a goal of raising $84,000. Not only did you meet that goal – you exceeded it! And due to your generosity and partnership, we were able to double our enrollment from 6 to 15 scholars… offering more than twice as many scholarships in the 2019 academic year. Wow!...

“Changed People Changing the World”

We are continuing our celebration of Tony’s 85th birthday month! Today, I’d like to invite you to watch this moving, short-form legacy documentary entitled Divine Dissatisfaction. Tony has spent more than 60 years in active ministry – serving the poor and oppressed and catalyzing the next generation to do the ...

It’s Time to Celebrate!

On February 25th, we will celebrate Tony’s 85th birthday! In honor of this special occasion, a generous friend has agreed to match every gift made to the Campolo Center for Ministry… up to $50,000! We currently have 15 Campolo Scholars in training at Eastern University. We are so impress...

Movies, Mentoring, and Monday Meetings

It’s a new year, and a new semester is well underway here at Eastern! This week we resumed our weekly meetings (each Monday, I meet with our cohort of scholars). Sometimes we welcome guest speakers; other times we simply dialogue on topics affecting daily life and ministry. This particular week, I asked the students to n...

Engaging with Faith Leaders from All Over the World

16 Seconds of Gratitude with Jaclyn Favarosa Another semester here at Eastern University is complete! But first up was the “The Joy of Christmas” concert at the Kimmel Center! President Matthews served as the primary conductor and our very own Campolo Scholar Jacyln Fovorosa sang in the choir. Jaclyn i...

“Just a Glimpse of How We Worship Together…”

21 Seconds of Gratitude with Jabre Harris We have a lot to be grateful for at the Campolo Center for Ministry, and our scholars want to share their thankfulness too! Won’t you take a few seconds – 21 seconds, to be exact! – and watch as Jabre Harris shares what he is grateful for as a Campolo Scholar?