Since 1998, Marshall Allen has written hundreds of articles for dozens of publications including the Los Angeles Times, L.A. Daily News, Christianity Today and YouthWorker Journal. He enjoys writing in various formats and styles, including news, features and humor. Marshall is currently a staff writer for the Pasadena Star-News newspaper where he covers the cops and courts beat, and writes religion news stories. He is also a correspondent for Christianity Today and regular columnist for Boundless webzine (www.boundless.org). Marshall has his M.A. in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary and did full-time ministry for three years in Nairobi, Kenya.