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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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Spring 2019 Campolo Fellows Lecture Series

…AND I’d like to start things off right by saying thank you for all of your wonderful support in 2018. The Campolo Center for Ministry is founded with a commitment to investing in the training of ministry leaders. Together, we are equipping men and women to effectively share the Good News of Jesus Christ with…


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Someone very special moved into the neighborhood

The season of Advent and Christmas is one of hopeful expectation and celebration of the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. It’s when we celebrate that God is Emmanuel; literally, “God with us.” Or, “God moved into the neighborhood,” as the late Eugene Peterson so thoughtfully translated it. It’s the joyful reality that God does not leave us…


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May I ask for your prayers?

It’s Finals Week here at the Campolo Center for Ministry. Our students are being challenged to demonstrate the knowledge and wisdom they’ve gained throughout the semester. They’re tired. They’re stressed. They look forward to spending time with family and friends during Christmas break. But their weariness didn’t prevent them from coming to our final weekly…


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Angelo Soto: In His Own Words

Advocacy and the Love of God Angelo Soto, freshman Campolo Scholar from Ann Arbor, MI. This summer God led me through a period of growth and renewing of my spirit. An example of this was in June, when my aunt took me on a trip to Spain for graduating from high school. Throughout high school,…


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James Williams: In His Own Words

Serving, Leading and Learning James Williams, Campolo Scholar and Palmer Theological Seminary student,  My summer has been one of abundant blessing, being filled with both prolific productivity and renewal! I started a part-time position at International Ministries — the global outreach arm of the American Baptist Churches, USA. As the Administrative Assistant to Asia, I…


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Helping Leaders Respond to a Call To Ministry

The Challenge Four years ago, I defined the challenge facing today’s church by writing about “A new and biblical way to extend a call to ministry.” Here is how I kicked off this article, that also served as the rallying cry for the start of the Campolo Center for Ministry: “We’re not doing it right!…


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Ally Bartlett: In Her Own Words

Called, Committed and Growing. My name is Ally Bartlett, and I was created with a purpose by a perfect God. I am a junior at Eastern University, majoring in Business Administration with a minor in Christian Thought. I’m from Galax, Virginia, which is where I owe my accent and love for sweet tea. Since, I…


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Meet the Campolo Scholars

We’re excited to welcome back five returning Campolo Scholars to the Campolo Center for Ministry (CCM) at Eastern University this fall. We are also thrilled to announce that five new Campolo Scholars have joined the program.  Our enrollment has now doubled and we have ten outstanding students demonstrating a calling, giftedness, and commitment to servant-leadership…


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