Sam Hailes is the editor of Premier Christianity, the UK’s leading Christian magazine. He also serves as editorial director for the Premier media group. Sam is husband to Stacey and Dad to Evelyn and Ezra.
The latest TV docuseries to scrutinise Hillsong’s failings is the most thorough and fairest yet. As Carl Lentz gives his first interview since being fired from the megachurch, Sam Hailes argues that we can’t blame the media for wanting to shine a light on abuse and moral failings in the Church. It’s time to learn the lessons
He may have sold millions of books, but its come at a cost. Dr Neil T Anderson reveals how he regularly experienced "full-frontal spiritual attack" in the early hours of the morning
The opinionated, and often divisive, journalist on how he talked himself out of faith…and then back into it
Suffering is normal. Many of us will experience some form of mental health struggle during our lives. Depending on your own unique situation, medicine, counsellors and/or friends may help. However, when it comes to deciding to get out of bed each morning, no one else can make that choice for ...
Joshua Sutcliffe has been found guilty of “unacceptable professional conduct” and banned from teaching by the regulator for mis-gendering a pupil and failing to safeguard their emotional well-being. In this interview with Sam Hailes, the 33-year-old hits back, accusing the students of telling lies, and the regulator of being prejudiced against Christian beliefs
The journalist and former newspaper editor gives his view on the upcoming coronation of King Charles III
As Street Pastors celebrates its 20th anniversary, founder Rev Les Isaac OBE says it’s time for the Church to get up out of the pews and work together
The writer of some of the world’s most popular worship songs explains why we need to be singing more about the holiness of God
Phil Moore: 'If I'd thought about how long it takes to write a commentary on the Bible I never would have started!'
The London based pastor Phil Moore has spent the past decade writing a commentary on every book of the Bible. Having just completed the mammoth project, he tells Sam Hailes what he's learned through studying the scriptures in their original languages, and why those struggling to read the Bible in a year should be less hard on themselves
Jonas Ris was 17 years old when his life was radically changed through an encounter with the gospel in a very unexpected location
It’s the AI software everyone is talking about. It can write essays, impersonate famous people and even give you personalised poetry. But can Chat GPT offer any of its millions of users spiritual wisdom? Our editor put the machine to the test