Mez McConnell has been the pastor of Niddrie Community Church since September 2007. Prior to that he spent 4 years with UFM Worldwide working with street children in Brazil, and planted the Good News Church in one of the most deprived parts of the country.
Mez has been involved in full time pastoral ministry since 1999 in various capacities and has written 2 books: Preparing for Baptism: A Personal Diary (Grace Publications Trust), and Is There Anybody Out There (Christian Focus, 2011).
He is married to Miriam and has 2 girls, Keziah and Lydia.
You can learn more about Mez McConnell in the interview he did with Mark Dever in February 2010. In this interview he shares the riveting story of how God rescued him from a life of drugs and violence and sent him to preach the gospel in inner-city Edinburgh, Scotland. The interview is available for download from the 9Marks web site: LINK.
Mez is active in social media, be sure to follow his blog and Facebook page: