or memoir seems to fall short of describing what occurs in these pages.
testimony, part sociological and historical window into an under-documented
time, Campbell presents a powerfully vulnerable and truthful story of a young
man's journey from 1980s Black urban living, through a prestigious prep school,
a summer job working in New York's Port Authority Station during the height of
the crack epidemic, all the way to an Ivy League campus, and a fruitful,
life-changing career in ministry." - Rev. Charles L. Howard, Ph.D
Campbell is the founder and lead pastor of Antioch Christian Fellowship (ACF)
located in the heart of Philadelphia. ACF
said to be one of the most ethnically-diverse churches in the region. Their
massive events and outreaches-including free citywide carnivals, fish-frys,
clothing drives, academic forums and lectures, and more--have gained them
regional recognition from colleges, to housing projects, to corporate spaces
and city hall.
has also done extensive work on Native American reservations, from the Canadian
bush to the Alaskan bush to the lower 48. For his ongoing pioneering work, he
was invited to speak on the plight of Native American poverty at the United
Nations in New York City where he also spent considerable personal time with
the UN global leader ofindigenous issues.
is the founder and current CEO of Urban Dream Chasers, Inc., a 501 (c )3
dedicated to holistically serving at-risk Philadelphia youth from the most
dangerous sections of the city. Aaron is also a chaplain president for the
Philadelphia Police Department and works extensively to bridge the gaps
between police officers and local Philly civilians. He also served as a
chaplain with the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team and traveled to some of the
worst hard-hit places as a first responder in both the U.S. and abroad.