Sam Harrell and his wife, Melody, founded the Africa Exchange, an organization that partners with local people in areas of early childhood education and community development.

His articles that have appeared on are available here, and his Skype interview is available here.

1. Where did you grow up?

Nairobi, Kenya, as a child of missionaries.

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

I have no particular favorite. I resonate well with texts about hope for the downtrodden and the promise of liberation for the captive.

3. What is your favorite movie? Why?


What a powerful force for good!

4. Who are three people you admire?

Richard Rohr, Brian McLaren and Pope Francis.

5. What is one little known fact about yourself?

I brake for chameleons and dung beetles.

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