Theologian
Theologian
biblical and contextual
Activist
Activist
Founder of Home for Good
Speaker
Speaker
inspirational and informative
Author
Author
12 books including the award winning Paradoxology
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Dr Krish Kandiah Activist Author Theologian

Krish is the founding director of Home For Good, a young 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 "Paradxology: Why Christianity was never meant to be simple" and now his latest book "Faitheism: Why Christianity and Atheism have more in common than you think." (Hodder 2018)  Dr Kandiah has been published in the Times of London. the Guardian and is a regular broadcaster on BBC Radio 4 and Radio 2 and 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?" 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 Regents 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 with in Oxfordshire with his wife and 7 children ( through birth, fostering and adoption).

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Krish has a wide experience working in both the secular and faith environments, NGOs, broadcasting, business and academia. He is an enthusiast creative, with an academic's eye for detail.
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Talks

Paradoxology – why Christianity was never meant to be simple
A talk given at St Paul's Cathedral in 2018 on why facing the difficult challenges and paradoxes of Christianity is essential to genuine faith. [ms_youtube link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxBPQeVoc20" width="100%" height="100%"…
A relentless revolution of love
Discover how to keep going in caring for the vulnerable. This talk was given at the Home for Good national summit. [ms_vimeo link="https://vimeo.com/145134313" width="100%" height="100%" mute="no" autoplay="yes" loop="yes"…
Should the UK welcome refugee children
A short film made in the Bekah valley in Lebanon explaining why the UK should receive more unaccompanied assylum seeking children. [ms_vimeo link="https://vimeo.com/159791357" width="100%" height="100%" mute="no" autoplay="yes" loop="yes"…
Finding God in Unexpected Places
At the prestigious Q ideas conference in Nashville Krish challenged the audience to a radically different approach to justice ministry, discipleship and worship. [ms_youtube link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQPKrOrHtpI" width="100%" height="100%" mute="no"…
Can Hospitality Change the World
Krish spoke to a packed out New Theatre in Oxford for the annual TEDxOxford event. His theme was hospitality and he gives an inspirational and thought provoking presentation…
Faitheism: Tim Farron in conversation with Krish Kandiah
  It was a real privilege to speak with Tim Farron about the need for greater faith literacy and how my latest book Faitheism can help. Tim explained:…
Andy Crouch interviews Krish about God is Stranger
Krish's latest book "God is Stranger" challenges the way we understand God and what it means to have intimacy with him. Multi-award winning journalist and author Andy Crouch speaks…
A selection of Dr Kandiah's Lectures, Seminars and Workshops

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Making Room – David Grant in conversation Krish Kandiah
Posted By :Date :Krish Kandiah | 07-27-2018

Such a privilege to spend time with David Grant the 80s pop legend, singer, vocal coach, campaigner but most importantly the adopted dad. Here's a little interview we recorded together in London during the heatwave.   [ms_youtube link="https://youtu.be/8-2rk3cbWMc" width="100%" height="100%" mute="no" autoplay="yes" loop="yes" controls="yes" class="" id=""][/ms_youtube]

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Faitheism: Tim Farron in conversation with Krish Kandiah

Faitheism: Tim Farron in conversation with Krish Kandiah

Posted By :Date :Krish Kandiah | 07-24-2018
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Posted By :Date :Krish Kandiah | 05-16-2018
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