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 of Faithfully Magazine.

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)

Associate Editor

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Lanie Anderson, Faithfully Magazine’s Associate Editor

Lanie Anderson is a writer, editor, and coffee drinker living in New Orleans, LA. 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

Email: lanie.anderson (at)

Assistant Editor (Opening) Faithfully Magazine has an opening for an Assistant Editor to help ensure production runs smoothly for the website and quarterly magazine. The person volunteering his/her time in this role will primarily be responsible for weekly content production on This person will also be required to occasionally submit original articles for the website and sections of the magazine.

If you are interested in being an Assistant Editor for Faithfully Magazine, send an email to contact (at) explaining your qualifications for the role.

Marketing Associate (Opening) The person volunteering their time as a Marketing Associate for Faithfully Magazine will be responsible for promoting the publication through various channels. This person will also help potential advertising partners become aware of Faithfully Magazine’s unique, diverse and growing community of web and print readers, as well as identify opportunities for readers to engage with partners’ services, products or events.

If you have the experience to lead Faithfully Magazine in this capacity, send an email to contact (at) explaining your interest and qualifications.



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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 articles at Faithfully Magazine.

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Heather Thompson Day

Heather Thompson Day is a lecturer for Southwestern Michigan College, Purdue Tech University, and Ferris State University. She is the author of five Christian books and writer for The Spilled Milk Club. Facebook her, or check her out on Instagram. Read Heather’s articles at Faithfully Magazine.

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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 articles at Faithfully Magazine.

Your Name Here? Faithfully Magazine welcomes commentary on relationships, education, incarceration, family, church life, theology, politics, and likely anything else you can think of—and these articles do not necessarily need a faith angle. We also welcome well-written blog posts (for republishing, as well), devotionals, poetry, book excerpts, illustrations, and more. Send your pitch and clips to contact (at) Thank you.



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.

Advisor (Opening) Faithfully Magazine is looking for men and women who are passionate about Christianity and diversity in Journalism and uniquely positioned to provide insight and perspective on issues related to either/both fields. Advisors must be willing to advocate for Faithfully Magazine and its mission and promote the publication. In general, Advisors help the publication stay on mission, suggest coverage ideas, provide feedback and occasionally write editorials. If you are interested in serving as an Advisor to Faithfully Magazine, send an email to contact (at) Thank you for your interest.

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