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Profiles in Goodwill: Paul Hobson

Paul Hobson is a media coordinator for the Baptist Union of Great Britain, where he edits the Baptist Times and writes for Baptists Together magazine.
Paul’s news articles that have appeared on EthicsDaily.com are available here, and news articles by Baptist Times staff are available here.

1. Where did you grow up?

Manchester, United Kingdom.

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

Galatians 5:16-25.

I’m always uplifted and challenged by Paul’s explanation of life by the Spirit, a passage I return to again and again.

3. What is one of your favorite movies? Why?

In recent months, I particularly enjoyed, “Untouchable,” a surprisingly humorous French film about that most un-humorous of subjects: disability.

4. Who are three of the people you admire?

Donald Miller, Jeff Lucas (author and speaker) and Mike Atherton (former English cricket captain turned newspaper columnist).

5. What is one little known fact about yourself?

I’ve appeared as a Western extra in not one, but two Bollywood movies. In the first, I even had a speaking role, but my voice was dubbed and replaced with a “plummy” English accent.