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Dr. Tony Campolo to Speak at AIDS Conference

10/24/2006

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 Bible College and Biblical Seminary, in the Joseph C. Aldrich 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 newwine@multnomah.edu.