Richard Thor Collins is a former freelance journalist with the BBC, producing stories for Radio 4 and the World Service. He now works with Living Leadership, a charity which supports church leaders around the United Kingdom. He writes for the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity, blogs at mirthandmelancholy.com
, and likes hanging out with people "on the edge of society." He has a master's in Christian apologetics from Biola University in Southern California, where he met and married his wife, Bettina. They have three children and now live in Southampton, UK.