Julie Long is associate director at Baptist Women in Ministry.
- Where did you grow up?
Fitzgerald, Georgia, a small town in south Georgia.
- What is your favorite verse, book or story in the Bible? Why?
I love the story of how Jesus takes the lunch of a small child to feed the multitudes.
It reminds us that even our meager offerings, when shared, are enough to go around.
- What is your favorite movie? Why?
For the way it weaves each individual’s story into a collective one and reminds us that love really is the most powerful force in our lives.
- Who are three people you admire?
Kay Shurden, personal friend; Mary Oliver, poet; and Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president emerita of the Children’s Defense Fund.
- What is one little-known fact about yourself?
For all of the reading, writing and communicating I do now, I am really a math nerd at heart.