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.

Current Positions:

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)
with World Harvest Mission USA

Work History:

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
Synod (RPCES).

1968-1972: Youth minister in Lynchburg, VA, Miami Springs & Ft.
Lauderdale, FL

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
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Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
The United States

Tel. 001-1215-885-1811
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