Monday Meeting: Iron Sharpens Iron!

September 24, 2020

Our fall semester is well underway and the Campolo Center is working full steam ahead! We had a great turnout for this week's Monday Meeting. In addition to our Scholars, we were joined by three special guests from Palmer Seminary as well as Campolo alums Ally Bartlett and James Williams. Our guest speaker was the reputed preacher, author, pr...

Raising Up Future Church Leaders

September 17, 2020

As we begin a new semester carrying out Tony’s vision to support, train, and mentor young leaders to serve the church and para-church ministries, we are grateful that we have a team that does not “grow weary in doing good.” In the coming days, we will highlight some of these rising church leaders from the Campolo Scholars program. Firs...

Good News About Tony

September 10, 2020

September 10, 2020

Dear Friends of Tony Campolo,

The best news is that we expect Tony to come home on Friday, October 2!

Never have I seen anyone work harder at anything than my dear husband has at his physical therapy. The two therapists who work with him here ...

Virtual Visitation: Get-Well Greetings for Tony from the Campolo Scholars

August 21, 2020

While we'd love to gather in a shared space, the Campolo Center is determined to be wise and cautious as we fight the ongoing pandemic. We're so thankful that we live in a time when technology makes this possible! Just a few weeks ago, we were able to truly make the most of Zoom by hosting a "Virtual Visitation." We gathered...

The Latest News on Tony’s Recovery: An Update from Peggy

August 15, 2020

Dear Friends of Tony Campolo, We promised an update when we had news to report, and I am happy to tell you that Tony is making some real progress in his therapy sessions. The new focus is on what therapists call "life skills" – things Tony will need to be able to do in order to make a smooth transition to living at home. Recently, the th...

How to Become a “Catcher in the Rye” – Tony’s Video Series #14

August 12, 2020

August is upon us – Students are now returning to Eastern's campus. Tony continues to pour his well-known energy into the process of recovery. And we at the Campolo Center are gearing up for an exciting (albeit different, in light of COVID-19) year of mentorship and ministry with our Scholars. Today, I'd like to encourag...

An Update from Bart Campolo

August 5, 2020

Dear Friends, My wife Marty and I spent this past weekend visiting my parents in Bryn Mawr, so here’s a fresh, first-hand update. Dad always works really hard in rehab, but some days are definitely better than others in terms of actual progress. He’s got a great attitude, however, especially in light of the fact that even my Mom still ...

Introducing Dakota Stott

July 22, 2020

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

July 21, 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 visitors and the Heal...