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Profiles In Goodwill: John Daugherty

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John Daugherty is retiring as the director of operations with Operation Inasmuch Inc. in Knoxville, Tennessee.

  1. Where did you grow up?

Artesia, New Mexico.

  1. What is your favorite verse, book or story in the Bible? Why?

John 21:1-17.

It is the perfect picture of redemption, reconciliation and restoration in the interaction between Jesus and Peter, who, having denied Jesus three times, was restored to his calling three times.

  1. What is your favorite movie? Why?

I love movies with unexpected “Christ” figures and stories of redemption and reconciliation, such as “Chocolat” (Vianne Rocher, the chocolatier) and “The Green Mile” (John Coffey).

  1. Who are three people you admire?

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Martin Luther King Jr. and David G. Moore, my longtime mentor and encourager and a retired North Carolina pastor.

  1. What is one little-known fact about yourself?

My middle name is Quinton, named for my grandfather, Quay, and a great-uncle (my mother’s favorite uncle), Clinton.