Biography, Education & Employment History
Not to be a bore, but in the event you wish to sus out this old
Yank, this will get you going.
Name: John Wade Long, Jr. - just "Johnny" to you
Date & Place of Birth: 1942 Florida, USA (Early Jurassic Period)
Marital Status: Very married to Rebecca "Becky" Morse Long since June
1965. When asked if she had ever considered divorce, she quoted
Ruth Bell (Mrs. Billy) Graham's quip: "Divorce no, homicide yes."
Children: Three great ones!
John Wade Long, III of St. Louis, MO
Rebecca Elizabeth Lance of Asheville, NC.
Mary Elizabeth Roberts of Athens, GA.
Public Schools: Rochester, Minnesota and Jackson, Mississippi
University: Belhaven College (university) - Batchelor of Arts 1965
(major in Biblical Studies, minor in Philosophy)
Seminary: Gordon Divinity School (now Gordon-Conwell) and
Reformed Theological Seminary (Master of Divinity 1968)
Doctoral work: Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary - Doctor of
Ministry - 1998 in Christian Spirituality - Dr. Richard Lovelace
thesis supervisor) and Dr. Raymond Pendleton.
Ordained Elder - International Presbyterian Church
Ordained Teaching Elder in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA)
and member in good standing of Evangel Presbytery (the
Birmingham, Alabama region)
Author/Teacher with World Harvest Mission USA
2011-present: Author/Teacher with World Harvest Mission's
GRN (Gospel Resource Network)
2005 - 2011: UK Church Resource Team Leader and Africa
Renewal Coordinator for World Harvest Mission.
1992 - 2004: Missionary to Africa (based in Nairobi, Kenya) with
Mission to the World (co-op 1992-1998) and World Harvest
Mission (Jenkintown, PA). 1992 - present.
1977-1992: Pastor in the Presbyterian Church in America (The
Mississippi Delta for 3 1/2 years and senior pastor of Altadena
Valley Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Birmingham, Alabama - 12
1971-1973: Missionary to Kenya, East Africa with World Presbyterian
Mission - board of the Reformed Presbyterian Church Evangelical
1968-1972: Youth minister in Lynchburg, VA, Miami Springs & Ft.
Contacts for Johnny & Becky
Rev. Dr. John Wade Long, Jr.
SERGE: Grace at the Fray (formerly World Harvest
Cross-Cultural Renewal & Leadership Development Specialist
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SERGE: Grace at the Fray
101 West Avenue Suite 305
The United States
Director: Bob Osborne
US Renewal: Patrick Knaak