Staff and Contributors

Faithfully Magazine is a news and lifestyle publication centering on Christian communities of color. Our mission is to amplify conversations, issues and events impacting diverse communities via and the print and quarterly magazine. Read our About page to learn more.

On this page you will find information about Faithfully Magazine’s volunteer staff, opinion writers/faith columnists and advisors. See Write for Us for additional opportunities to work with Faithfully Magazine.

Editorial Staff

Nicola A. Menzie

Nicola A. Menzie is the Editor-in-Chief, Founder, and Publisher of Faithfully Magazine. Nicola is a religion reporter in NYC whose bylines have appeared on the websites of the Religion News Service, The Christian Post, CBS News and Vibe magazine. You can find her on Twitter @namenzie. Email: nicola.menzie (at)

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Adam Hubert

Adam Hubert, covering Music and Entertainment as a Faithfully Magazine Staff Writer, is a recent graduate of Berry College in Georgia, and currently a part of the Greensboro Fellows Program. Adam doesn't have the skills to be a rapper, so he writes about them. Adam's work has been published on and The Odyssey Online. Find him on Twitter @_aHuby. Email: adam.hubert (at)

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Christopher Cruz

Christopher M. Cruz, covering Books as a Faithfully Magazine Staff Writer, is an avid reader of all things related to religion, literature, politics and philosophy. Christopher is currently pursuing a graduate degree in curriculum and instruction with a specialization in English literature at Florida International University. His fiction and essays have appeared in 100 Word Story, The Federalist, The Billfold, Christ and Pop Culture, as well as other outlets. You can find more of his work at Find him on Twitter at @chrismcruz09. Read Chris' articles. Email: christopher.cruz (at) faithfullymagazine.

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Timothy Isaiah Cho

Timothy Isaiah Cho is an Assistant Editor at Faithfully Magazine. Timothy enjoys reading, discussing and writing on topics related to racial justice, diversity, social justice and Christian engagement in society. He received a Master of Divinity from Westminster Seminary California and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from U.C. Berkeley. Timothy also works for a non-profit Christian organization in San Diego, California. Email: timothy.cho (at)

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Jeffrey Yim

Jeffrey Yim is an adjunct professor of philosophy and former college minister who has led intentionally multiethnic church and campus ministries in Southern California.

Dr. Louis DeCaro, Jr.

Dr. Louis DeCaro, Jr. is Director of Alliance Theological Seminary’s New York City campus, a professor of church history and author of a number of religiously-oriented biographies of abolitionist John Brown and human rights activist Malcolm X (NYU Press). He blogs on John Brown at

Roland Hairston

Roland Hairston loves God and loves people. He wrestles with ideas about life, faith, leadership and church and wields strategy, technology and communications to move people to action. As Publisher of Gospel Today since 2011, Roland has the joy of sharing information, inspiration, education and empowerment with the world.

Ju-Don Marshall

Ju-Don Marshall is a journalist, entrepreneur and digital media strategist. She is currently chief content officer of WFAE 90.7, the NPR station in Charlotte. Previously, she was the chief operating officer of LifePosts, a collaborative storytelling platform that she helped launch; director for the Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University; and general manager and senior vice president for Everyday Health. Prior to joining Everyday Health, Marshall was executive editor and senior vice president at News Corporation, overseeing, at the time the leading site for faith and inspiration. Marshall also spent 17 years at The Washington Post, most recently at the helm of its award-winning web site.


Danny Cardwell

Danny Cardwell is a contributor to Faithfully Magazine. Danny is a Deacon at Piney Grove Baptist Church in Hot Springs, Virginia. He has tutored, lectured and mentored at-risk youth in churches, group homes and inside the Virginia Department of Corrections. He blogs at Thought Wrestler.

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Heather Day

Heather Thompson Day is an Assistant Professor of Communication at Andrews University. She is the author of five Christian books, including "Life After Eden," and writer for The Spilled Milk Club.

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Eric J. Miller

Eric J. Miller is an avid religion nerd, Mexico enthusiast, and undergraduate preaching major at Cincinnati Christian University. He blogs at Unpretentious Spiritual Musings.

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Jonathan Holmes

Jonathan Holmes is a Christian who has advocated for racial justice in Chicago for over two years. He has written about the intersection of race, class, and Christian faith for multiple magazines and is an avid reader of both fiction and nonfiction.

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