Rosalie Hall Hunt is a passionate student of history, focusing on the lives of leading women who have shaped missions. A frequent speaker at churches and conventions, Hunt brings Baptist history alive, speaking on remarkable figures from the past. She also inspires with her dramatic monologues of Lottie Moon, Hephzibah Jenkins Townsend, Kathleen Mallory, and Ann Judson. The daughter of missionaries to China, she and her husband Bob served for 30 years as missionaries in eight Asian countries, including China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Myanmar.
Hunt is past president of Alabama Woman’s Missionary Union and was five years national recording secretary of WMU. She holds masters degrees in English, Counseling and Speech. Her publications include The Extraordinary Life of Ann Hasseltine Judson: A Life Beyond Boundaries, Bless God and Take Courage: The Judson History and Legacy, We’ve a Story to Tell: 125 years of WMU, and Her Way: The Remarkable Story of Hephzibah Jenkins Townsend. She is currently writing the story of Fannie E. S. Heck. Hunt has been awarded honorary doctorates from Judson University in Elgin, IL, and Judson College in Marion, AL.
She and her husband currently reside in Guntersville, AL.