Dr. Rankin is the author of “Aiming at Maturity: the Goal of the Christian Life” and serves at SMU as Chaplain and Minister to the University. As Chaplain, his passion is helping students, professors and campus ministers engage in thoughtful practices that integrate faith and learning.
As we begin our four week focus on inviting folks to church, we need to make sure we know what we’re inviting them to. Jesus’ Beatitudes provide a surprisingly aggressive answer.
Drive past the Giant Iguanas for a sermon on the role that fear of the unknown plays in our spiritual lives. Take courage, have faith, and follow where Christ leads you.