Keep shining dear graduates. Shine on the poor, the captives, the down and out, those in need, the oppressed, the broken hearted. Shine forth with neighborly love and compassion.
Spring semester convocation message, delivered by Dr. James E. Brenneman, President of Goshen College, on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, in the Goshen College Church-Chapel (as prepared for delivery).
“At Goshen College, each year we focus on one core value. This year we will ponder the meaning of global citizenship, which is expressed primarily in two ways. The first and most common understanding has to do with our desire to foster intercultural openness between people of differing worldviews, experiences and ethnicities…”
Goshen College President James E. Brenneman opened the 2014-15 school year with an invitation for students and employees to expand their understanding of the college’s core value of “global citizenship.”
Fall Opening Convocation message, delivered by Dr. James E. Brenneman, President of Goshen College, on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in the Goshen College Church-Chapel (as prepared for delivery)
A joint release of Goshen College and Mennonite Education Agency The Goshen College Board of Directors and Mennonite Education Agency (MEA) Board of Directors are pleased to announce the reappointment of Dr. James E. Brenneman as president of Goshen College for a third four-year term. Brenneman’s reappointment, which begins July 1 and continues through June … Keep reading »
Baccalaureate sermon, (as prepared for delivery) by Dr. James E. Brenneman, president of Goshen College on Sunday, April 27, 2014 in the Goshen College Church-Chapel
“The story that is Goshen College has always contained within it the narrative seeds of the vision described in Scripture: a “tree of life, bearing twelve kinds of fruit … with leaves for the healing of the nations” (Revelation 22:2). Not one, not two, not six, but 12 kinds of fruit. All on one tree. Truly it is a tree of life!”
Chapel sermon, delivered by Dr. James E. Brenneman, president of Goshen College on Friday, March 14, 2014 in the Goshen College Church-Chapel
“As a college whose peacemaking roots run deep, naming one of our core values “peacemaking” seems obvious to me…”