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…

Dynamic Diversity

By Joe Stowell on April 27, 2017

One of the unique blessings of serving at Cornerstone is the joy of experience the dynamic diversity that God has brought to our campus.

This year it has been a joy to have Mordecai Njoroge, a student from Kenya, as a part of our student body. When you watch this video, you'll know why I find our students so inspiring!

Determined Students

By Joe Stowell on November 16, 2016

Recently, I received an email from one of our students signed, Dhiraj. Needless to say I was curious...it's not your average kind of name. He asked if he could stop by my office and get acquainted. Meeting with students is a high priority with me so given my heightened curiosity about who he was and where he was from made it an easy "yes."

I was not ready for what I heard. Dhiraj is from Nepal. He…

Champions of Character

By Joe Stowell on March 31, 2015

Hanging our third National Championship banner was nothing short of a massive celebration here at Cornerstone. Students gathered in the Hansen Center to celebrate the third national championship for our men's basketball team.

But what was most remarkable about the Championship Celebration wasn't the school spirit or raving fans but the attitude of the winning team. Our men's basketball players were…

International Students and Missionary Kids

By Joe Stowell on September 9, 2014

I love the cross-cultural dynamics our international students bring to this campus! They add richness and depth to our community and challenge our comfortable view of Christianity.

This year, we welcomed 29 new international students and 15 MKs ("missionary kids") from a long list of countries.