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. Current openings are also included. See Write for Us for additional opportunities to work with Faithfully Magazine.


Editorial Staff


Editor-in-Chief, Founder and Publisher

Nicola A. Menzie, Founder and Publisher of Faithfully Magazine.
Nicola A. Menzie, Founder and Publisher

Nicola A. Menzie founded Faithfully Magazine online in 2015, relaunched the website in 2016 and took the publication to print in January 2017, thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign. 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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Lanie Anderson, Associate Editor

Lanie Anderson first joined Faithfully Magazine as Associate Editor, before transitioning to her current role. Lanie lives in New Orleans, La., where she is pursuing a Master of Arts in Christian apologetics at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. She also writes and edits for Be the Bridge, a non-profit organization that provides resources for Christians pursuing racial unity in their churches and communities. Lanie blogs about putting theology into practice at Read Lanie’s articles.

Email: lanie.anderson (at)

Staff Writer

Adam Hubert, Faithfully Magazine Staff Writer.
Adam Hubert, Staff Writer

Adam Hubert 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. Although his main beat is Music, you might find him writing about History or Politics. Adam’s work has been published on and The Odyssey Online. Find him on Twitter @_aHuby. Read Adam’s articles.

Email: adam.hubert (at)

Staff Writer

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Christopher Cruz, Staff Writer

Christopher M. Cruz, covering Books, is a writer and 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)

Assistant Editor

Timothy Isaiah Cho
Timothy Isaiah Cho, Assistant Editor

Timothy Isaiah Cho 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. Read Timothy’s articles.

Email: timothy.cho (at)

(Openings) Faithfully Magazine is looking for volunteer Contributing Writers & Columnists who can contribute at least one article weekly. The content submitted can be wholly original (such as a feature, Q&A, current events commentary, etc.), or it can be researched articles pulling from various sources for the intent of informing Faithfully Magazine readers about the latest happenings in current events and Christianity.

Interested? Send an email to contact (at) explaining your qualifications for the role along with 2-3 clips and/or story ideas.



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Danny Cardwell

Danny Cardwell 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. Read Danny’s columns.

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Heather Thompson 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. Facebook her, or check her out on Instagram. Read Heather’s columns.

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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. Read Eric’s columns.

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. Follow Jonathan on LinkedIn. Read Jonathan’s columns.



Jeffrey Yim Faithfully MagazineJeffrey Yim is an adjunct professor of philosophy and former college minister who has led intentionally multiethnic church and campus ministries in Southern California.
Louis Decaro Faithfully MagazineDr. 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 Faithfully MagazineRoland 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 Faithfully Magazine
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.