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Profiles in Goodwill: Ryon Price

Ryon Price is senior pastor of Broadway Baptist Church in Fort Worth, Texas.

  1. Where did you grow up?

Lubbock, Texas – home of Buddy Holly, Texas Tech University and about a billion Baptists.

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

The book of Ruth.

Ruth was resilient. Boaz was honorable. And their marriage, though it would have been suspicious to a lot of folks, sure seemed to be blessed by God. It points us to ways of thinking only the best whatever the challenge.

  1. What is your favorite movie? Why?

John Ford’s “The Searchers.”

Watch it and you’re apt to learn a whole lot about America, the West and just how hard it is figure out who the bad guys and good guys are in this world.

  1. Who are three people you admire?

Desmond Tutu, Maya Angelou, Clarence Jordan and John Donne. OK, that’s four, not three.

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

My dad used to own a liquor store in Lubbock, which meant he could give me a first-rate education on how people really are.