Dr. Tony Campolo , well-known author and honorary chair of
REACH Ministries , is slated to present at the "Living Plus Hope" conference hosted
by Multnomah Biblical Seminary's New Wine, New Wineskins . Dr. Campolo will
speak at the Friday evening session of the conference which will address the
evangelical response to the issues surrounding HIV/AIDS.
Tony Campolo is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Eastern University
in St. Davids, Pennsylvania. He previously served for ten
years on the faculty of the University
of Pennsylvania. He is a
graduate of Eastern College and earned a Ph.D. from Temple University.
Founder and President
of the Evangelical Association for the Promotion of Education (EAPE), Dr.
Campolo has worked to create, nurture and support programs for "at-risk"
children in cities across North America, and
has helped establish schools and universities in several developing countries.
Dr. Campolo is a media commentator on religious, social and
political matters, having guested on television programs like Nightline,
Crossfire, Politically Incorrect, The Charlie Rose Show, Larry King Live and
CNN News. He co-hosted his own television series, Hashing It Out, on the
Odyssey Network, and presently hosts From Across The Pond, a weekly program on
the Premier Radio Network in England. The author of 32 books, his most recent
titles are Speaking My Mind, Which Jesus, The Church Enslaved (Co-authored by
Michael Battle (Augsburg), Let Me Tell You a Story: Life Lessons From
Unexpected Places and Unlikely People (WORD); The Survival Guide for Christians
on Campus, co-authored by Will Willimon (Howard).
"Living Plus Hope" will be held on October 27 - 28 at Multnomah
and Biblical Seminary, in the Joseph
Student Center. Tickets
for general admission costs are $5 for the Friday session, $10 for the Saturday
session, and a special 2-day rate of $13. Student admission costs are $3
for the Friday session, $3 for the Saturday session, and $5 for both sessions.
For more information, contact Mrs. Kindra J. Hakala at
503.251.6767 or firstname.lastname@example.org.