Shauw Chin Capps is the moderator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. She has served since 2003 as executive director of Hope Haven, a children’s advocacy and rape crisis center in Beaufort, South Carolina.
1. Where did you grow up?
I was born in Jakarta, Indonesia. Our family moved to Singapore when I was 5 years old, so I spent most of my childhood years growing up in Singapore.
2. What is your favorite verse, book or story in the Bible? Why?
Jesus’ words in this verse have been instrumental in my calling and continues to be my guiding post.
3. What is your favorite movie? Why?
The entire “Harry Potter” series.
I love being transported to an alternate universe and love seeing good and love triumph over evil and hate.
4. Who are three people you admire?
Janice Capps (my mother-in-law), Diana Garland and Annette Briggs (my campus minister).
5. What is one little-known fact about yourself?
When I was attending Baylor University, I and four other girls from the dorm Bible study group I was leading went to the David Koresh compound during the FBI stakeout, flirted with the ATF agents, and they let us in!