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...


July 16, 2020

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

July 6, 2020

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

June 30, 2020

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

June 25, 2020

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…

June 18, 2020

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

June 11, 2020

(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...