About Keep the Faith ® magazine

Keep The Faith is acknowledged by the general media as ‘Britain’s leading publication about Black and minority-ethnic faith’, and is considered the most effective vehicle for reaching BME communities nationwide.

Keep The Faith magazine promotes family values, provides this community with a voice, highlights the need for unity, provides inspirational and aspirational news, and creates a better understanding in an ever-changing environment.

In print since




Issues per year


Editor in Chief

Shirley McGreal FCMI is the founder, publisher, Editor in Chief of Keep The Faith magazine, Keep The Faith Network and the Keep The Faith directory. Shirley is also the former CEO of the Voice Newspaper Group.

Shirley is one of the most recognizable persons in the UK’s Black publishing industry, with over 20 years of experience. 

Look inside

Look inside and see the editorial content of Keep The Faith ® magazine. Keep The Faith ® magazine promotes family values, provides this community with a voice, highlights the need for unity, provides inspirational and aspirational news, and creates a better understanding in an ever-changing environment.

2019 Editorial deadlines

Issue 109 - Summer

Our summer issue is our Summer Special, covering Father’s Day. In this issue, we celebrate men of past and present. Issue 109 will also cover education, training courses, career consultancy services, University clearing, and technology in the church.

Advertising deadline: 20 May 2019

Publication date: 27 May 2019

Issue 110 - Autumn

Our Autumn issue is our Black History Month special. This issue will focus on the contributions the Black and minority-ethnic community have made to the UK arts, culture and lifestyle. This issue will also cover education, entertainment, and goods for Christmas.

Advertising deadline: 18 August 2019

Publication date: 26 August 2019

Issue 111 - Winter

Our Winter issue is our Christmas Special, covering the Christmas and New Year seasons. The Winter special will also cover Goods for Christmas, New Years celebrations, Holidays, Love, Romance, and Weddings

Advertising deadline: 18 November 2019

Publication date: 25 November 2019

Issue 112 - Spring

Our Spring issue is our Spring Special, covering the Mother’s Day and Easter. In this issue, we celebrate women of past and present and observe Easter. The special will also cover International Women’s Month.

Advertising deadline: 18 Feb 2020

Publication date: 25 Feb 2020

Keep The Faith’s Contributors

Keep The Faith ’s editorial contributors are some of the most powerful and influential movers and shakers, and successful entrepreneurs within Black and minority ethnic communities.

Rev David Shosanya

Director, London Baptist Association

Bishop Dr Joe Aldred

Churches Together in England

Rev Wale Hudson-Roberts

Racial Justice Coordinator, Baptist Union

Dionne Gravesande

Head of Church Advocacy, Christian Aid

Marcia Dixon

PR specialist and former KTF editor

Juliet Fletcher

Leading UK Gospel Music pioneer, TV & Radio Producer, Director of GreenTree Productions and CEO of GMIA

Milton B Allen

CEO, Global Music Link

Grace Gladys Famoriyo

An award-winning and bestselling author as well as an international speaker

Vanessa Grossett

Founder, Authors Care Services

Joy Roxborough

Writer and entrepreneur

Keno Ogbo

Digital marketer, avid Business explorer and writer

Esther Kuku

Registered Public Health Nutritionist and Communications professional

Magazine Readership Profile

Female-to-Male Ratio


Age Profile

18-24 years
25-35 years
36-59 years
60 and over

National and International Readerships

The print version of Keep The Faith magazine is delivered nationwide, read on a 4:1 basis; by up to 80,000 people of all ages and backgrounds in Black and minority-ethnic communities each issue.

An electronic version of the magazine is sent to over 37,000 subscribers across our email and social media network. The magazines are also available to read on issuu.com and often attracts a further 5,000 – 9,000 extra readers each issue in the UK and overseas.

Digital Magazine Readership

2018 Online magazine readership

Print Magazine Circulation

Bulk delivery locations (Feb 2019)

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