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Dr Tony Campolo Service 2007

Dr Campolo ServiceASWA Patron, Dr Tony Campolo spoke with great passion on the subject of ‘A Christian Responsibility for the Animal Kingdom’ at a special service at St John’s Church, Waterloo on Sunday 15th April 2007. Hear his sermon here

Dr Tony Campolo Service

Dr Tony Campolo, Samantha Chandler, Chris Pettifer (musician), Revd Hugh Broadbent
and Rt Revd Richard Llewellin (ASWA Chairman)

ASWA Patron, Dr Tony Campolo spoke with great passion on the subject of ‘A Christian Responsibility for the Animal Kingdom’ at a special service at St John’s Church, Waterloo on Sunday 15th April 2007. Hear his sermon here

Dr 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 televsion programs like Nightline, Crossfire, Politically Incorrect, The Charlie Rose Show, Larry King Live and CNN News.  He presently hosts ‘From Across the Pond’ – a weekly program on the Premier Radio Network in the UK.  He is the author of 32 books – his most recent titles being Speaking My Mind, Which Jesus, the Church Enslaved (co-authored by Michael Battle), Let me Tell you a Story: Life Lessons from Unexpected Places and Unlikely People (WORD).

Dr Campolo is an ordained minister, has served American Baptist Churches in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and is presently recognised as an associate pastor of the Mount Carmel Baptist Church in West Philadelphia.

Dr Campolo and his wife Peggy have two grown children and four grandchildren.

Dr Campolo is Patron of ASWA and has spoken out on previous occasions on animal welfare issues.  We would recommend ‘How to Rescue the Earth without worshipping Nature’ and ‘20 Hot Potatoes Christians Are Afraid to Touch’ in which he covers the issue of hunting.