Mary Fairchild

Mary Fairchild

  • Christian minister since 1988 with General Biblical Studies and Missions degrees
  • Full-time writer and editor specializing in Christianity, Bible study, and Christian living since 2005
  • Author and general editor of "Stories of Calvary"


Mary Fairchild has worked full time in Christian ministry since 1988. While in Bible School, she worked for a major city church as the assistant to the dean of Christian education. Next, Mary served on the foreign mission field in Brazil from 1990-1994. Upon returning to the States, Mary became a pastoral assistant and office manager for a large intercity church.

Since 2005, Mary has authored hundreds of articles on Christianity and the Bible for ThoughtCo (formerly About Religion). She worked as the general editor on several Christian books and booklets for Calvary Chapel St. Petersburg from 2006 until 2017. Recently, Mary joined the team of writers for, where she provides responses to questions related to the nature of God, the Scriptures, salvation, and other spiritual topics.


Mary received a General Biblical Studies degree from an Interdenominational Christian Training Center in Central Florida. She also holds a Missions degree from Youth With A Mission Discipleship Training School. 


  • "Stories of Calvary" (2008, Winepress Publishing)
  • "Exposing Samson" (General Editor, 2009, Calvary Chapel St. Petersburg)

Mary Fairchild

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