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Profiles in Goodwill: Bill Brown

Bill Brown is senior pastor of Syndal Baptist Church and national chair of Australian Baptist Ministries.

1. Where did you grow up?

Bendigo, a regional city in the State of Victoria in Australia.

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

Philippians 4:13.

This became a life verse for me after learning it, knowing it and applying it during a challenging experience in childhood.

3. What is your favorite movie? Why?

“Dead Poets Society.”

It encourages people to take a risk, have a go, check a different perspective, seize the day!

4. Who are three people you admire?

Bill Hybels, Steve Waugh (Australian cricketer) and Geoff Blackburn (former senior pastor of the church I now pastor).

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

I love playing cricket and Aussie Rules football.