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Holly Widick

Holly Widick
Assistant Director for Missions

Joined the staff:
August 2009...and again in
August 2011

Originally from:
Trinity, Alabama

What's your favorite thing about working for Baylor Missions?

traveling with teams and getting to see students apply what their talents & passions towards meeting the world's deepest needs.

What is your favorite part of working at Baylor?
Besides access to the Baylor Marina so i can go kayaking anytime i want?
I love the people...they're my Waco family! I moved to Texas not knowing anyone and now I cannot imagine a place where i have better community than in my own office.

What book or books are you reading right now?
Traveling Light (Vesterfelt), The Defining Decade (Jay), Bittersweet (Neiquest)

What book or books have most influenced your spiritual growth?
Love Does (Bob Goff), Jesus Calling (Sarah Young), Evolving in Monkeytown (Rachel Held Evans), Mudhouse Sabbath (Lauren Winner)

Why have you chosen to work specifically with students?
I love seeing lightbulbs go off for students as they make connections & grow. I want to help students think outside the box and see how they can use their talents and passions to make the world a better place.

What is the best movie you've seen in the past year?
The Butler

What is your favorite movie of all time and why?
You've got Mail: you just can't go wrong with Meg Ryan & Tom Hanks. I have to watch it any time it comes on TV...even though i own it.

When you go to your coffee house of choice, what do you order?
iced coffee with soy

What is under the topic "most played" on your ipod?
The Civil Wars, Jillian Edwards, Edward Sharp & the Magnetic Zeros

What is your favorite place to go in Waco?
I'm a bit of a foodie...i love finding hole-in-the-wall restaurants to try. I also enjoy going kayaking on the Brazos

What is the craziest or most-unique job you have ever had?
I used to work at an interactive children's museum throwing kids' birthday parties

If you could go anywhere in the world right now, where would you go?
AFRICA...put me on the next flight to Kenya and i'm a happy camper!