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Profiles in Goodwill: Gordon King

Gordon King serves as Canadian Baptist Ministries’ resource specialist.

1. Where did you grow up?

Kaleden, British Columbia, Canada – a rural village of about 300 people.

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

The Gospel of Luke.

I became a follower of Jesus through Luke’s account of the cleansing of a leper, and I believe to this day that God is like Jesus who touched the untouchable.

3. What is your favorite movie? Why?

“The Mission.”

The intense moral dilemma that is portrayed.

4. Who are three people you admire?

Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela and Rene Padilla (evangelical theologian and missiologist).

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

I would like to learn to be a gourmet chef.