Staff and Contributors

Faithfully Magazine is a news and culture publication centering on Christian communities of color. Our mission is to amplify conversations, issues, and events impacting diverse Christian communities via faithfullymagazine.com. Read our About page to learn more.

On this page you will find information about Faithfully Magazine’s volunteer staff and advisors. See Write For Us for additional opportunities to work with Faithfully Magazine.

Nicola A. Menzie

Nicola A Menzie

Nicola A. Menzie is Managing Editor 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. She is the host of the “News With Nicola” podcast. You can find Nicola on Twitter @namenzie and learn more about her at nicolamenzieonline.com. Email: nicola.menzie (at) faithfullymagazine.com. Read her articles.

Timothy Isaiah Cho

Timothy Isaiah Cho

Timothy Isaiah Cho is Associate Editor at Faithfully Magazine. Timothy’s bylines have appeared in Religion News Service and Reformed Margins, and he has been interviewed for several podcasts including Truth’s Table and Gravity Leadership Podcast. He also runs a personal blog on Medium. He received a Master of Divinity from Westminster Seminary California and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from U.C. Berkeley. Email: timothy.cho (at) faithfullymagazine.com. Read his articles.

Evana D. Upshaw

Evana D. Upshaw

Evana D. Upshaw is Faithfully Magazine’s 2021 Editorial Fellow and a junior journalism student at Biola University. Evana loves discussing the Christian church’s role in social justice, learning about how history has shaped our world, and telling stories. Evana currently lives in Baltimore with her mom, dad, and two younger brothers. Email: evana.upshaw (at) faithfullymagazine.com. You can find her on Twitter @EvanaUpshaw. Read her articles.

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    Jeffrey Yim

    Jeffrey Yim Faithfully Magazine

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

    Roland Hairston

    Roland Hairston Faithfully Magazine

    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.

    Louis DeCaro Jr.

    Dr Louis DeCaro Jr Faithfully Magazine

    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 http://abolitionist-john-brown.blogspot.com/.

    Ju-Don Marshall

    Ju-Don Marshall Faithfully Magazine

    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.