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May I share a story about my mom with you?

Mother’s Day holds a special place in my heart. But it also causes me to grieve over one of the Church’s great losses. You see, my own mother, Mary Campolo, was the best storyteller I’ve ever known. Her ability to hold a group entranced was amazing. For several years, she served on the staff of a Lutheran home for…


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He is Risen!

Today is the day. Sunday has come – He is Risen! We have tremendous hope because death has been defeated. Jesus is alive – and the tomb is empty. As part of your celebration, we invite you to listen to Tony Campolo’s sermon: “It’s Friday, but Sunday’s Comin’!” – made available to you for free…


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The Seven Last Words of Jesus

Today is Good Friday. On this solemn day, we remember the seriousness of Jesus’ sacrifice for us on the Cross. Every one of Jesus’ teachings imparted powerful words of life. But his final words – uttered as he hung dying in physical agony – are especially important for us to consider. If we had been in the…


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A Special Easter Gift

We live in a Good Friday world. Some days it seems that everywhere we turn, we encounter grief, suffering, and sorrow. But, as Tony has often said, we can rejoice in the knowledge that Sunday’s comin’! In the weeks ahead, as you and your loved ones prepare to remember the death and resurrection of our Savior Jesus Christ,…


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Monday Meetings and Mentorship

Each week throughout the semester, the Campolo Scholars and I gather for a “Monday Meeting.” These meetings are a critical component in the ongoing discipleship of these young leaders. Last week, we were honored to have Reverend Amy Banka lead our discussion. Amy is the Senior (and first female) Pastor of Hopewell United Methodist Church, where…


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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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Tony, the Campolo Center and Eastern University’s Day of Giving

Dear Friends and Supporters of Tony and the Campolo Center for Ministry: You may have received a Save the Date announcement for Eastern University’s Day of Giving campaign from my colleague.  If you were surprised, confused or frustrated by this, please allow me to provide some context and clarification. Many, if not most, of you…


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We–well, YOU!–did it!

Thanks to you, we did it!  Including gifts received and pledges made, we reached our goal of raising $84,000 for the Campolo Scholarship Fund in honor of Tony’s 84th birthday. Thank you for participating in the 84 for 84 Campaign and making it a success, in the shortest month of the year no less. Your donations and birthday…


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Today is the last day – Thank you!

2:30 pm UPDATE!  WE’RE JUST $4,000 SHORT OF OUR $84,000 GOAL!! Thank you so much for joining us in this month of celebrating Tony Campolo’s 84th birthday!  Your participation in the 84 for 84 Campaign is truly an investment in the future of the Church. Providing scholarships for Campolo Scholars is a critical part of our strategy…


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A Special Message from Tony…

Today, I want to say THANK YOU, from the bottom of my heart! This month, many of you have celebrated my 84th birthday by choosing to support the Campolo Scholars studying here at Eastern University and Palmer Theological Seminary. I am so grateful. These young women and men have been called to carry out the…


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