Krish 2011

bio

Krish is

Executive Director: Churches in Mission and England Director for the UK Evangelical Alliance.

A Vice President of  Tearfund and chair of their Theological Advisory Panel.

Lecturer in Evangelism: Regents Park College, Oxford University

Faculty and Dissertation Advisor: George Fox University, Oregon

Visiting Faculty: Regents College, Vancouver

Consulting Editor: Christianity Magazine

Media Champion: British Association for Adoption and Fostering

Media Champion: Fostering Network

Prior to this Dr Kandiah was the Director of the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics and also Tutor in Mission and Evangelism at Wycliffe Hall. He was also a member of the Oxford University Theology faculty.

Krish has worked with students in the UK with Universities and Colleges Christian Fellowship, and in Albania with the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students, before becoming pastor of a multi-cultural church in Harrow. He is a regular speaker at university missions, and has wide experience in evangelism and cross cultural mission. He is a husband, father, adopted dad and foster carer.

Krish has published the following:

Books

“Fresh – bitesize inspiration for new students” IVP 2008

“Twenty Four – integrating faith and real life” Authentic 2007

“Destiny- what is life all about?” Monarch 2007

“Life Swap – finding the life you always wanted, Monarch 2008

“How to Save a Life- becoming a Christian”, Authentic, 2009

“Dysciples – why i fall asleep when I pray…” – Authentic 2009

“Just Politics- no spin, no sleaze, no scandal”, Authentic 2010

“Final – bite-sized inspirations for final year students”, IVP 2010

“Route66- a crash course to navigating life with the Bible”, Monarch 2011

“Bible Fresh Handbook” contributing Editor

“Back to the Source”, Monarch 2013

“Home for Good”, Hodder 2013

“Paradoxology: Why Christianity was never meant to be simple”, Hodder 2014

Bible Study Guides

“Yahweh – God in all his fullness” Spring Harvest Bible Study Guides 2006
“Passion – an unshakeable hope” Spring Harvest Bible Study Guide 2008
“One Hope – personal workbook” Thinking Aloud, Spring Harvest 2008
“Square Mile Personal Workbook”, Authentic 2009
Inseperable: Romans 8 Workbook” Elevation 2014

Academic Papers

“Lesslie Newbigin’s Contribution to a Theology of Evangelism’ in Transformation, 24.1, 2007 (January-March): 51-60

It’s the end of the world as we know it…” chapter in Rook, R. & Holmes, S. What are we waiting for, Christian Hope and Contemporary Culture, Authentic (2008)

“Rethinking apologetics with Lesslie Newbigin”, Anvil: Anglican Journal for theology and mission, Volume 26 Numbers 3 & 4 2009

Authentic Evangelism? Revelation, truth and worship in late modern Europe, European Journal of Theology, XX (2011):2 ,p100-110

Other Roles

Krish has written articles for the US’s Christianity Today magazine, Youthwork Magazine, Christianity Magazine, Church Times, Church of England Newspaper, REFORM, Sublime Magazine, Themelios and many more magazines and journals.

He also presented the DVD resource “Christian Life and Global Mission.” (LBC Productions).

Krish’s doctoral research under Professor Andrew Walker at King’s College London explored Lesslie Newbigin’s theology of evangelism and its implications for the church in a late modern context.

Krish is passionate about helping the church relate relevantly and faithfully to contemporary culture and about global, multi-cultural and church-based mission.

Krish is an associate research fellow at London School of Theology and has been an external examiner for Oak Hill Theological College.

Krish is married to Miriam and has four primary school aged children and also foster babies. Krish has a keen interest in movies, photography, rock music and Liverpool FC.