Meet the Scholars

Meet Bryan Stevenson… and a special link!

Today I’d like to tell you a story… Long before we launched the Campolo Center for Ministry, Tony and Eastern University were inspiring, educating, mentoring, and training young leaders to follow Jesus and serve their communities. Today, we call these students Campolo Scholars. One of these leaders is Bryan Stevenson.  Bryan is an Eastern University Alumnus…

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Congratulations to the Newlyweds!

I have exciting news to share with you today! Newly graduated Campolo Scholars, John Galdames-Henry and Michelle Miles, began their summer as newlyweds! Jon and Michelle were married on June eighth. This past month, Jon spent two weeks working with Tony Campolo, Lindy Backues, and St. John’s Baptist Church to organize and launch a summer Peace Camp program…

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Abi Fell-Dewalt: A Servant’s Heart and Mind

There is a major challenge in the American church today. We do not have enough qualified and trained pastors and church leaders. Fewer young people are following Christ, still, fewer are trained biblically, and even  fewer yet can afford ministry training. This is precisely why the Campolo Center for Ministry exists. The church must invest in…

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I have a question to ask

We recently introduced you to Campolo Scholar Berdy JeanMary – a young leader demonstrating tremendous courage to serve. Inspired by Tony Campolo and Eastern University, Berdy is actively sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ with a commitment to the integration of faith, love, reason, and justice. Berdy is spending this summer as director of Jeremiah House,…

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Have you seen these statistics?

Perhaps you just returned home from your local church. Christians around the world gathered today to praise God, learn more about how to follow Jesus, and fellowship with other believers. But, across the nation, there are many who stayed home this Sunday morning… because their churches have closed their doors. Studies show that an estimated…

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From Rural Haiti to Eastern University

I grew up in rural Haiti. As a child, I attended church with my mom, but I didn’t really know God. All of that changed on February 20th, 2010 – a day that I will never forget. I had been living on my own since the January 2010 earthquake that made it unsafe for me…

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Oh the places they will go…

This week, we continue our celebration of Tony’s 84th birthday! Over the years, Tony’s vision, passion, and witness have touched many lives… in many different places. And today, because of your support, the Campolo Scholars are having an ever-broadening impact as well! This is precisely why the 84 for 84 Campaign is so vital. God…

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Serving the Church – Home and Abroad

When I was young, I never imagined that being a missionary would be part of my future. Animals were my passion. However, as I grew older and was exposed to the stories of missionaries and what Scripture has to say about the mission of the church – my vision changed. This led me to Eastern…

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Lenise Morales: In Her Own Words

Servant-Leader, Singer-Songwriter, Eastern University Graduate A few years ago, we introduced to you to the talented Lenise Morales – one of our bright and promising Campolo Scholars. Take a look at her story from 2016 here and enjoy this powerful video featuring her. Now, Lenise is graduating! She completed her studies at Eastern a semester early and…

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Milestones and Ministry Updates for an Exciting 2019!

I hope you had a wonderful time celebrating Christmas with family and loved ones. It’s truly a wonderful time to reflect on the year that has passed and consider all that God has in store for the New Year. Here at the Campolo Center, we have milestones to celebrate and exciting news to share about…

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