As a child, Mez McConnell suffered physical and emotional abuse at the hands of his stepmom. McConnell describes his heartbreaking path from abuse to schoolyard bullying and, ultimately, to a prison term before finding the love of Jesus.
Mez McConnell is the senior pastor of Niddrie Community Church and director of 20Schemes. Mez is the author of numerous books, including The Creaking on the Stairs: Finding Faith in God Through Childhood Abuse (Christian Focus) and Is There Anybody Out There?: A Journey from Despair to Hope (Christian Focus). He’s married to Miriam and has two daughters. You can follow him on Twitter.