Editorial Team

  • Ruth Mawhinney

    Editor – Ruth Mawhinney

    Ruth has ten years experience as a journalist and editor, most recently editing Christianity magazine, which she did for four years prior to joining Christian Today in 2014. Follow @ruthmawhinney

  • Carey Lodge

    Assistant Editor – Carey Lodge

    Carey has a degree in English from Exeter University and joined Christian Today as a journalist in November 2013. Promoted to assistant editor in February 2016, she has reported from Rome and Sierra Leone, and has particular interest in covering religious persecution and women's rights. Follow @careylodge

  • Ruth Gledhill

    Contributing Editor – Ruth Gledhill

    Ruth is one of the most senior and well-respected religious journalists in the UK, having spent 27 years working as religion correspondent on The Times. Married with one son, she has edited several books and enjoys being involved in her local church and community life. Follow @ruthiegledhill

  • Mark Woods

    Contributing Editor – Rev Mark Woods

    Mark is a Baptist minister and journalist. He studied at Bristol University and Bristol Baptist College, then pastored two churches before joining the Baptist Times, which he edited for seven years. Before joining Christian Today he was a consulting editor for the Methodist Recorder. Follow @revmarkwoods

  • Harry Farley

    Journalist - Harry Farley

    Harry is a theology graduate who joined Christian Today in August 2015. He was previously a parliamentary researcher for the Tory MP John Glen and completed the CARE Leadership Programme. He is interested in politics, sport and practical theology. Follow @harryfarls

  • James Macintyre

    Staff Writer - James Macintyre

    James has 14 years' experience in the national media, including as politics editor of Prospect, religious affairs correspondent for the Independent, political correspondent of the New Statesman and producer of BBC1's Question Time. He has also written for the Guardian, International Herald Tribune, Mail on Sunday and The Tablet and is co-author of Ed: the Milibands and the Making of a Labour Leader (Biteback, 2011). Follow @James_Macintyre

  • Alannah Francis

    Social Media Content Writer - Alannah Francis

    Alannah was social media and community journalist for The Times and The Sunday Times and has also worked for Catholic international development aid agency CAFOD. She writes about a wide range of Christian lifestyle topics, primarily for Christian Today's Facebook audience. Follow @AlannahFrancis1

  • Krish Kandiah

    Contributing Editor – Krish Kandiah

    Krish is a theologian, author and activist. He is the founding director of Home for Good, a charity seeking to find a home for every child in the UK that needs one. Krish is a Vice President of Tearfund, chair of their theological panel and a tutor at Regents Park College, Oxford University. He has written many books, including the award winning Paradoxology:Why Christianity was never meant to be simple. Follow @KrishK

  • Martin Saunders

    Contributing Editor – Martin Saunders

    Martin was Editor of Youthwork magazine for eight years, during which time he co-founded its sister title Childrenswork and the Youth Work Summit. The author of 12 books and a regular contributor to Radio 2's Pause for Thought, he's now the Deputy Chief Executive of the charity Youthscape and a screenwriter. Follow @MartinSaunders

  • Andy Walton

    Contributing Writer - Andy Walton

    Andy's background is in broadcast journalism. He now works for the Centre for Theology & Community, is Church Warden at St Peter's, Bethnal Green and a trustee of the Church and Media Network. He's an occasional contributor to BBC Radio and spends a lot of his life listening to Bruce Springsteen. He writes about the intersection between faith, politics and culture. Follow @waltonandy