Skip to site content

Profiles in Goodwill: Neville Callam

Neville Callam is the general secretary and chief executive officer of the Baptist World Alliance.
Neville’s articles that have appeared on EthicsDaily.com are available here, and news articles by the BWA staff are available here.

1. Where did you grow up?

The north of Jamaica.

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

Philippians 1:21.

I treasure this partly because it was given me at my baptism as my theme text.

3. What is your favorite movie? Why?

“The Sound of Music.”

The music, the scenery and the intriguing storyline are awesome and unforgettable.

4. Who are three of the people you admire?

Dudley and Daisy Callam (my parents), and Horace Russell (a Baptist minister).

5. What is one little known fact about yourself?

Few things give me more contentment than to spend a few hours in a great theological library.