Last chance in 2016 to support the Campolo Center!

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We started the Campolo Center for Ministry with a sense of urgency and commitment to prioritize investing in the lives of future church and ministry leaders. What better way to celebrate this season than to invest in young messengers who will declare in word and deed the Good News of Jesus Christ for years to…

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2016 was great. You can help make 2017 even better!

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As 2016 comes to a conclusion, we thank God for the remarkable way He has blessed this strategic ministry. Here are some highlights: Campolo Scholars – We were excited to welcome back our cohort of Scholars this fall and now have six talented future church leaders in place. I’ve enjoyed sharing some of their stories…

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Three things before the New Year

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As we begin the final week of 2016, I want to personally follow up on behalf of Tony and the whole CCM team to: Thank You. Thanks so much for your support of Tony and the CCM effort to help serve and transform the church through identifying and preparing the next generation of pastors and…

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A Christmas Message from Tony Campolo

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What the angels announced 200 years ago must be faithfully declared until the whole world is overawed with the message: that a child was born to bring hope and peace to the world. That is why the Campolo Center for Ministry is committed to raising up young women and men to declare this Good News.…

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President Carter and the New Baptist Covenant Summit

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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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Do you want to meet the Campolo Scholars?

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Greetings from Philadelphia! As the busy fall semester winds down for the Campolo Scholars, Tony and the Campolo Center for Ministry (CCM) team are pleased to highlight some of the progress made during these hectic months. If we have your mailing address you may have already received the CCM fall update in the post. Regardless,…

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Tony Campolo and Shane Claiborne at the National Press Club

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“Lost in World Events: The Situation of Palestinian Christians in the Aftermath of the Arab Spring and upcoming U.S. Presidential Elections” Panel Discussion with peace leaders: Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb, Dr. Tony Campolo, Dr. James Zogby and Shane Caliborne (national-press-club-panel-guests) September 22, 2016, Washington, D.C. LIVE STREAM at 12:30 PM: http://www.brightstarsbethlehem.org/room-for-hope-festival On Thursday, September 22,…

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(VIDEO) Conversation with Tony Campolo and Shane Claiborne

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In case you missed Eastern’s chapel service today with Tony and Shane, you can watch their lively and inspiring conversation here (starts at 1 hour 5 minutes and runs 30 minutes):                     – Tony’s Team _________________________________________________________________________ SEE ALSO: Meet the Campolo Scholars: A Year in Review…

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Getting Smarter in Overseas Missions

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She wants to heal people’s bodies and souls…without unintended side effects. Stephanie Rodriguez grew up going on overseas mission trips. As she reaches adulthood, she wants to take it to the next level. Stephanie, was born and raised in Philadelphia, where she continues to serve in various leadership roles in the Charismatic, Evangelical Church co-pastored…

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They Met Jesus Through Dance

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Emily Pastin knows declining church attendance is a problem around the country. But it won’t be at her church…not if she has anything to do with it. Emily’s grandmother lived in a tough economic time. But she wanted to learn to dance, and kept learning wherever she could. Eventually she leveraged her passion into a…

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