Helping to solve some of society's seemingly intractable problems through partnerships across civil society, faith communities, government and philanthropy.
Krish is an social entrepreneur with a vision to help solve some of society's seemingly intractable problems through building partnerships between civil society, faith communities, government and philanthropy.
He is the founding director of Home For Good, a charity seeking to make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable children by finding loving homes for children in the care system. He is an advocate for fostering and adoption. He has written 13 books including the catalytic "Home for Good: Making a Difference for Vulnerable Children"and the award winning "Paradoxology" and "Faitheism: Why Christianity and Atheism have more in common than you think." (Hodder 2018) Dr Kandiah is a regular contributor to The Times of London. the Guardian and is a regular broadcaster on BBC Radio 4 and Radio 2.
Dr Kandiah is in demand as a speaker at both national and international conferences. He recently spoke to a full house at TEDxOxford on the topic "Can Hospitality Change the World?" , the Q conference in Nashville and was a faculty member at 2019's Global Leadership Summit.
Krish is a consultant offering both creativity and academic reflection to bring strategic change, culture shift and innovation. He has expertise in the overlap between faith and development, faith literacy and communication. Krish is an ambassador for the UK aid and development charity: Tearfund.
Krish holds degrees in Chemistry, Missiology and Theology. His PhD is from Kings College, London. He currently holds faculty positions at Regent College, Vancouver and Regents Park College, Oxford University and is an honorary research Fellow at the National Centre for Post Qualifying Social Work at Bournemouth University and an honorary reader in theology at St Andrews University, Scotland. Krish lives in Oxfordshire with his wife and 7 children ( through birth, fostering and adoption).
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
Krish is an inspiration. I love working with him. He is authentic, collaborative, and sensitive to what others feel and think. He is humble and gracious, but somehow also manages to command authority that takes people with him, willingly, on a journey of learning and discovery. He puts his words into action, his own interests aside for others and is fearless in his pursuit of social justice. He is the man, my dog thinks I am.
Content Acquisition Director for
The Global Leadership Summit
"Krish is an extraordinary communicator who brings warmth, wit and wisdom, compelling audiences to think, feel and take action. Skillfully weaving together stories, statistics and questions that spark fresh perspective, he thoughtfully engages minds to move past preconceptions and see new possibilities. Our entire team found Krish to be an incredibly invested contributor from prep to event and our global audience of more than 400,000 leaders were greatly impacted by his teaching."
Professor of Ethics
Kandiah helps us recover how odd the God we worship as Christians turns out to be. It seems God shows up even as a Jewish peasant. Such a God can scare the hell out of us, but I guess that’s the point. So read this book as a challenge to our domesticated imaginations.
commendation for the book
God is Stranger
Krish offers a deep invitation to rediscover the radical hospitable nature of God's inclusive love. I believe this truth can lead us towards home together.
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