Justin Brierley

Writer  |  Speaker  |  Broadcaster

Justin is a freelance writer, speaker and broadcaster who has become known for creating dialogues between Christians and non-Christians. Justin is passionate about creating conversations around faith, science, theology and culture. Through creative use of podcast, radio, print, video and social media, he aims to showcase an intellectually compelling case for Christianity, while taking seriously the questions and objections of sceptics.

Justin has worked in radio, podcast and video for over two decades. Until April 2023 he was Theology & Apologetics Editor for Premier Christian Radio, and hosted the Unbelievable? radio show and podcast as well as the Ask NT Wright Anything podcast. Justin was also editor of Premier Christianity magazine from 2014-2018, for which he continues to contribute articles. 

Justin's first book 'Unbelievable? Why, after ten years of talking with atheists, I'm still a Christian' (SPCK) was published in 2017. His new book 'The Surprising Rebirth of Belief in God' (Tyndale) was published in Sep 2023.

Justin currently co-hosts the Re-Enchanting podcast for Seen & Unseen, and is a guest presenter for the Maybe God podcast. He has also recently launched The Surprising Rebirth Of Belief in God podcast documentary series.

Justin is married to Lucy, a church minister in Surrey, and they have 4 amazing children - Noah, Grace, Jeremy and Toby. When he isn't working in a professional capacity, you'll find Justin involved in youth work and worship leading at church. You can get in touch by emailing justin@justinbrierley.com 


Justin regularly speaks at churches, events and conferences on the case for Christianity as well as hosting public conversations on faith


Justin is the author of 'Unbelievable? Why, after ten years of talking with atheists, I'm still a Christian' & 'The Surprising Rebirth of Belief in God',


Justin has decades of experience in radio, video and podcast broadcasting. He has created and hosted a variety of award-winning podcasts and radio shows.



Oxford University, Politics, Philosophy & Economics (1998-2001)

Radio presenter/producer, Premier Christian Radio (2002-2014)

Premier Christianity magazine editor (2014-2018)

Theology and Apologetics editor, Premier (2018-2023)

Freelance writer, speaker & broadcaster (2023-present)


Andrew Cross Awards - young talent (2003)

Jerusalem Radio Awards - best young broadcaster (2004)

Sandford St Martin Awards - first prize (2005)

New York Radio Festivals - gold and silver awards (2006 & 2008)

Christian Broadcasting Council - gold award (2010)

Jerusalem Radio Awards - short form radio (2015)