Letter from the President: Our Fall 2018 Magazine and Annual Report

By Joe Stowell on November 16, 2018

One of my favorite fables is the story of a traveler who comes into a village and notices a barn with several targets painted on the side of it. Interestingly, an arrow was perfectly positioned in the bullseye of each target. Stopping at the local eatery, the traveler remarked that someone must be an amazing marksman to hit all the targets dead on. His server replied, "Actually there's a strange guy…

Grateful!

By Joe Stowell on June 26, 2018

Our graduates have stories of significant influence in our world for Christ. Some in the ministry, some in missions and many in the marketplace where the testimony of their lives draws attention to the gospel lived out through them.

All of this makes me grateful that God has called me to serve in an enterprise that is busy raising a new generation of cultural influencers for Christ and His Kingdom…

Spring on Campus

By Joe Stowell on June 2, 2016

I love the spring and summer months when the trees and flowers are in bloom all over West Michigan. I especially enjoy walking across campus here at Cornerstone when the tulips are in bloom and the white flowers of the dogwood trees are in full display. Most of all, it is rewarding to see our students enjoying the beauty of campus before they leave for the summer...hanging out together on the lawn…

Thanksgiving Traditions

By Joe Stowell on November 25, 2014

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I thought you'd like to hear about the special celebration we had here at Cornerstone on Monday evening.

Our food service team prepared a fabulous Thanksgiving feast with all the trimmings for our students so that they could enjoy a traditional family meal together before going home for Thanksgiving break. Faculty and staff carved the turkeys and hams, served…

Sojourners Mentors

By Joe Stowell on October 22, 2014

For those of us who went to college, we can remember what it felt like to be on our own for the first time. It was exciting, intimidating and perhaps, if you were like me, it was an opportunity for a bit of troublemaking!

College is a time of firsts. It's a student's first time being away from home, it's their first time living with a (sometimes strange) new roommate, and it's their first time making…