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Profiles in Goodwill: Craig Sherouse

Craig Sherouse is senior pastor of Second Baptist Church of Richmond, Virginia.

1. Where did you grow up?

Palatka, Florida.

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

2 Timothy 1:7.

It carried me through prelims for my doctorate and other life challenges for the last 40 years.

3. What is your favorite movie? Why?

“Fiddler on the Roof.”

I love Tevye’s honest struggles with God and change while trying to maintain his faith, family and tradition.

4. Who are three people you admire?

John Pelham (my deceased home pastor and mentor), Walter Shurden and Harrison Snow (my 6½-year-old grandson, who was born with multiple physical challenges).

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

I am a wannabe classical guitarist.