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Profiles in Goodwill: Angelo Scheepers

Angelo Scheepers is general secretary for the Baptist Union of Southern Africa.

1. Where did you grow up?

The Cape Flats area of Cape Town, South Africa.

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

John 9:4.

It was my text of call into the full-time Christian ministry.

3. What is your favorite movie? Why?

“Argo”

I was challenged and inspired by the resilience and the determination of the American hostages during the Iranian revolution.

4. Who are three people you admire?

Nelson Mandela, Jimmy Carter and Mother Teresa.

5. What is one little-known fact about you?

I cannot handle negative or pessimistic Christians and Christian leaders.