A New Year: Giving Thanks. Hopes & Goals for 2018.

Happy New Year! We hope 2018 is off to a great start and pray for God’s grace, peace and blessings for you and your loved ones this year. The Campolo Scholars returned to the Campolo Center at Eastern University  this week. Tony and his former student, Shane Claiborne, are co-teaching a class for them on…

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Advent Reflections: On Being Thankful and Hopeful!

Advent is a season of celebration and hopeful expectation. As Christians, we celebrate the incarnation; that God is with us and has become one of us in Jesus of Nazareth. And, we anticipate the completion of God’s salvific work, which is being accomplished in and through the Church, which Jesus, the risen Savior, established. All…

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President Carter and the New Baptist Covenant Summit

In mid-September Tony and I met with President Jimmy Carter and other Baptist leaders at the New Baptist Covenant Summit in Atlanta to discuss strategies for racial justice and reconciliation. It was an inspiring and informative conference and we left filled with hope that the Church can and must be a model for racial reconciliation…

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