Youth Ministry Certification

Faculty Bios


Charles W. Harrison is in his third decade of ministry. He currently serves as CEO and Executive Director for the Center for Youth Ministry Excellence, which is the parent organization of the Youthworker Movement. He is also the Founder of the Center for Wesleyan Renewal. He preaches and teaches all over the USA and internationally, reaching out to young people with the Good News and training those who mentor them. He also serves as the current Director of PSYM. 

Dr. Stephen Rankin, Ph.D. is SMU's Chaplain and Minister to the University. He received his Master of Theology degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and a Ph.D. in religious studies from Northwestern University and Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. He holds Elders Orders and full membership in the North Texas Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church.