Dr. Steve Rankin (director of the Spiritual Maturity Project and retired chaplain of Southern Methodist University) takes us on a deep dive into spiritual formation and the practice of holiness. Connect with Steve: Blogs: www.stephenrankin.com and www.spiritualmaturityproject.org under the name “Pressing On.” Search for Spiritual Maturity Project Facebook page. Twitter: @StephenWRankin Connect with Brian: Twitter: @briandrussell Instagram: @yourprofessorforlife Deep Dive Spirituality Group Coaching for Pastors www.deepdivespirituality.com Books by Steve: Aiming at Maturity: The Goal of the Christian Life https://amzn.to/2ITS7MU Books Recommended by Steve: Robert Coleman, The Master Plan of Evangelism. https://amzn.to/2ISoCL3 Robert Roberts, Spiritual Emotions: A Psychology of Christian Virtues, https://amzn.to/35K9fgV Lesslie Newbigin, Gospel in a Pluralist Society https://amzn.to/35JkKW4 John Wesley, A Plain Account of Christian Perfection http://wesley.nnu.edu/john-wesley/a-plain-account-of-christian-perfection/ Bio: Steve's a retired university chaplain from Southern Methodist University. Before that gig, he served as professor of religion and campus minister at Southwestern College in Kansas. Pastoral ministry for 12 or so years before then, with a 3 year stint in an expatriate congregation outside Rome, Italy. Started adult life (post-college) as a junior high teacher and basketball and track coach. In some form or another, he has taught every age from Kindergarten through doctor of ministry students. He's married to Joni and they have four grown children and five grandchildren.