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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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The Church and Formation of Christian Conscience

A RECAP OF REV. DR. CURTIS FREEMAN’S VISIT FOR THE CAMPOLO LECTURE SERIES AT THE CAMPOLO CENTER, EASTERN UNIVERSITY AND PALMER THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY:  SEPTEMBER 12-14, 2018 The Campolo Center for Ministry kicked off the Campolo Fellows Lecture Series with Rev. Dr. Curtis Freeman, from Duke Divinity School. As a research professor of theology and Baptist…


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Courage to Speak

Greetings in Christ from the Campolo Center at Eastern University! While the academic year has ended, we continue with our mission and Tony’s vision: to identify, recruit, financially support and mentor students who demonstrate a calling, giftedness and commitment to vocational Christian service in a church or para-church ministry. Tony continues to preach and advocate…


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Campolo Scholar Profile: James Williams

James Williams is a Campolo Scholar studying at Eastern University’s Palmer Theological Seminary. He earned this spot due to his exemplary academic undergraduate record at Penn
State University (class of ’16, graduating with Highest Distinction). We were impressed as he demonstrated his giftedness and calling through written essays and interviews as a Campolo Scholar applicant. And,…


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Preaching is an Art Form – by Tony Campolo

Preaching is an art form. When a beautifully constructed sermon is imbued with the Holy Spirit the results are transformative. In nurturing the students in the Campolo Scholars program here at Eastern University, we strive to mentor them into being Spirit filled communicators of what Jesus would have them say.  We want them to be…


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It’s Time to Celebrate: One Week for Your Chance to Give and Receive!

UPDATED February 22, 2018. Due to Federal and State regulations, charitable organizations are not permitted to offer drawings, raffles or games of chance without registering for a license.  We sincerely regret and apologize for this oversight.  To not violate this regulation we have, unfortunately, had to remove the offer to be entered a drawing for library of books originally promoted…


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