Our Christ-centered core values — global citizenship, compassionate peacemaking, servant leadership and passionate learning — call us to seek the wellbeing of all people, including welcoming strangers (Matthew 25:43). For these reasons, we respectfully urge the president to rescind these executive orders.
Goshen College President James E. Brenneman joined more than 450 college and university presidents around the nation by signing a statement calling for the continuation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Perhaps the greatest gift we can hope to give to all future graduates is the profound experience of belonging to each other, no matter our color, class, creed or culture. Together, we are Goshen College, past, present and future.
Today, Dr. James E. Brenneman announced that he will resign from his role as the 16th president of Goshen College (GC) at the end of the 2016-17 academic year, concluding 11 years of service to the college.
On Sunday July 3, 2016, President Brenneman spoke at Chautauqua-by-the Sea Temple in Ocean Park, Maine. He also led an interactive class on Tuesday, July 5, entitled, “Lincoln’s Understanding of God’s Will, Scripture and Human Responsibility.” “With Malice toward None and Charity toward All”: Drawing Wide Our Circles Psalm 36:510; Rom. 8:3839; Mark 12:2834; Lincoln’s 2nd Inaugural Address Let me … Keep reading »
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Members of the Goshen College Class of 2016 received undergraduate and graduate degrees after being encouraged by speaker and alumna Carrie Newcomer ’80, an Indiana-based singer-songwriter, to “be true, be kind and pay attention” during the college’s 118th commencement on Sunday, April 24.
As presidents of the schools to whom many of you have entrusted the formation of future leaders for our church’s witness in the world we want to say with full hearts, that we hear you:
The assembly of some 8,000 Anabaptists at the Mennonite World Conference this summer in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and Pope Francis’s visit to the United States in September, inspired in me an extraordinary hope for the church. I was reminded of the preeminent calling we have as a Christian Anabaptist liberal arts college: to produce graduates who are evermore Christ-like in their character and truly global in their outlook.
The Goshen College athletic department is proud to honor two pioneers who dedicated their lives to student-athletes, combining to coach Maple Leaf athletic teams for 120 seasons, with the renaming and dedication of the Dr. John Ingold Athletic Complex and the Dr. J. Harold “Sarge” Yoder Baseball Field.