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Becoming All We Were Meant to Be

January 14, 2017

Pastor Bobby welcomes Tony Campolo to The Hour of Power. Tony is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Eastern University, a former faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania, and the founder and president of the Evangelical Association for the Promotion of Education. He is the author of more than 35 books. Tony is one of the founders of the Red Letter Christian movement and blogs regularly at his website Today, Tony brings the message, “Becoming All We Were Meant to Be.”

John Rodrigues is the founder of ThinkLexic, a non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging dyslexic kids and adults to embrace their differences and their unique way of thinking. John, who is dyslexic himself, did not discover his condition until young adulthood. He has since dedicated his life to helping those struggling with dyslexia through ThinkLexic. After his diagnosis, John went on to study at Harvard, graduate from UC Berkeley, author a memoir, and become a celebrated ice sculptor. John’s best-selling book, High School Dropout to Harvard is available wherever books are sold.

Patrick Blackwell is a bass/baritone vocalist. He has performed with many of the leading opera companies and orchestras across the US, including the Boston Symphony, the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Los Angeles Opera. Patrick is also a member of the Hour of Power Choir. Today, Patrick performs “Confutatis Maledictis” (comp: G. Verdi). He is accompanied by Dr. Marc Riley and the Hour of Power Orchestra.

Directed by Dr. Irene Messoloras, the Hour of Power Choir performs “Shout to God with Thanksgiving” (comp: R. Kevin Boesiger). The choir is accompanied by Zeljko Marasovich on piano, and Dr. Marc Riley and the Hour of Power Orchestra.

2 Responses

  1. Thank you for featuring John Rodrigues’ neuropositive views on dyslexia, Aspergers/autism, and other neurodifferences. As an Aspie/autistic person myself, I find it refreshing to hear from other neuropositive, neurodivergent Christians. I also love Tony Campolo’s sermon on forgiveness and diversity.

    1. Hi Nicole,

      Thank you for your kind words! We’re so glad you enjoyed this sermon and hope that you can continue to be encouraged. May God richly bless you today!

      God loves you and so do we,

      -Hour of Power Team

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