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 faithfullymagazine.com 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.
Editor-in-Chief, 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) faithfullymagazine.com
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 lanieanderson.com. Read Lanie’s articles.
Email: lanie.anderson (at) faithfullymagazine.com
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 Blavity.com and The Odyssey Online. Find him on Twitter @_aHuby. Read Adam’s articles.
Email: adam.hubert (at) faithfullymagazine.com
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 christophermcruz.com. Find him on Twitter at @chrismcruz09. Read Chris’ articles.
Email: christopher.cruz (at) faithfullymagazine.com
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.
Email: timothy.cho (at) faithfulymagazine.com
(Openings) Faithfully Magazine is looking for volunteer Staff Writers who can consistently cover Politics & Policy; News & Current Events; Entertainment & Culture; and more, specifically focus on angles that impact Christian communities of color, but also or a general audience.
We also welcome those who can volunteer as Assistant Editors to focus on content production and administrative duties.
Faithfully Magazine is always looking for Columnists to regularly contribute on topics relevant to faithful, diverse and engaged readers.
Interested? Send an email to contact (at) faithfullymagazine.com explaining your qualifications for the role along with 2-3 clips and/or story ideas.
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.
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 Beliefnet.com, 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.