and it seemed to conflict with his being a General in the US Army. But I think we need to remember that parents will tend to bring up their children in their own faith and those children, as they approach adulthood, might find that something just doesn't fit. I think Nixon was also supposed to have been a Quaker but never saw him dressed like the guy on the oatmeal box.
Well, it is a religious college and maybe they ONLY answer to a higher authority, to borrow a phrase from an all beef Jewish hot dog commercial. Might I suggest America The Beautiful to be used instead? It should be our national anthem anyway. This is another "Russellite" spinoff like the Jehovah Witness. An interesting read also about Eisenhower's association with one or both groups.
Goshen College will no longer play The Star-Spangled Banner at sporting
events, school leaders announced, reversing last year's decision to
allow the use of the national anthem for the first time in the Mennonite
Some Mennonites had criticized the anthem's lyrics as glorifying war and
offensive to the school's pacifist traditions. Goshen's Board of
Directors said many felt the school's "allegiance should be to Christ
rather than to country."