Previously to his appointment as Executive Director: Churches in Mission for the UK Evangelical Alliance, Dr Krish 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 still a regular speaker at university missions, and has wide experience in evangelism and cross cultural mission. He is a regular speaker at Spring Harvest and is in demand as a speaker and lecturer. Krish has published two books to date: “Twenty Four – integrating faith and real life” (Authentic 2007) and “Destiny- what is life all about?” (Monarch 2007) and 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 and he is looking forward to being part of Lausanne 2010. Krish is married to Miriam and has three primary aged children and two foster babies. Krish has a keen interest in movies, photography, rock music and Liverpool FC.