Rankin to be Chaplain at SMU

Stephen Rankin, a leader in Southwestern College's academic and religious life since 1995, has accepted a position as chaplain at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Rankin has been SC's campus minister, as well as chairing the philosophy and religious studies department. He also has been instrumental in the founding and development of the Discipleship Southwestern program. "We wish Steve all the best at SMU, and know he will always be a Builder," said President Dick Merriman. You can still contact Rankin here.continue reading →

New Worship CD Premieres

A new worship community project has resulted in a CD hot off the presses. Produced under the supervision of Martin Rude, the CD features 10 songs written by SC worship team members, many of whom are now working in their own ministries. Travis Hastings, Sarah (Melcher) Miller, J.C. Ledford, Daniel Miller, Stephen Butler, Andrew Singh, and Josh Melcher all contributed composing talent, and the songs were produced and arranged by Stephen Butler, Carter Green, and Martin Rude. As an extra bonus, worship charts and training information on all the songs are available online.…continue reading →

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Other Builders with like interests and shared ministries are as close as your computer. If you're interested in entering this network where you can meet others on the same journey, check out these resources: Builders in Ministry Facebook Builders in Ministry Blog Builders in Ministry Google Mapcontinue reading →

Third Annual Builders in Ministry Week Dates Announced

The third annual BIM week is scheduled for February 17-19, 2009. The event is a 3-day conference for Moundbuilder alumni, current students, and friends of Southwestern who are involved in ministry. The guest speaker for the week is Tony Jones, a noted author and minister to youth and young adults, who is active in the Emergent church movement.  The cost of registration is $50 if registered before Feb. 1, 2009 or $60 if registered after Feb. 1, 2009.  For more information or to register, click HEREcontinue reading →