In a new book titled “Helping Youth Grieve: The Good News of Biblical Lament” (Resource Publications, May 2015. $19 U.S.), Goshen College Campus Pastor Bob Yoder explores the role of spiritual lament in the pastoral care and faith formation of adolescents.
Explore how Paul overcame religious, cultural and physical obstacles as a leader of the first generation of Christians during Goshen College’s Afternoon Sabbatical on April 1 at 1 p.m. in the Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
A book chronicling the past 120 years of youth ministry in the Mennonite church hit the shelves this month. Bob Yoder, assistant professor of youth ministry and campus pastor at Goshen College, served as editor of the book, which is titled “A History of Mennonite Youth Ministry 1885-2005” (Institute for Mennonite Studies, December 2013. $26.45 US).
The 2013-14 line-up for the Afternoon Sabbatical series, featuring lectures, performances and special trips, has been announced by Goshen College. The series will kick off with a lecture and discussion titled “Protecting Our Children – a Broad Perspective” by Candy Yoder, president and CEO of Child and Parent Services (CAPS) in Elkhart.
A documentary filmed and produced by Goshen College students that takes viewers through the journey of Apostle Paul as he broke down barriers to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ has just been completed and is ready to be premiered.
In recent months, current and former Goshen College faculty have authored new books and chapters in new books.
Fourteen Goshen College students spent the summer working with professors on various research projects during the college’s eight-week Maple Scholars program in June and July.
Two Goshen College students were awarded a 2012 Fund for Theological Education (FTE) Undergraduate Fellowship. Seniors Jeffrey Moore and Emily Hedrick received the fellowships to help fund their ministerial explorations.
Goshen College Campus Pastor Bob Yoder remembers how his life was significantly changed by a semester spent in the Middle East during college, when the “Bible came alive” for him. He hopes the same will be true for his students as he helps lead one of two classes spending 20 days during May term traveling together through Greece and Rome, tracing the footsteps of the Apostle Paul.