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The Journal of Global Christianity seeks to promote international scholarship and discussion on topics related to global Christianity. The journal addresses key issues related to the mission of the Church in hope of helping those who labor for the gospel wrestle with and apply the biblical teaching on various challenging mission topics.

Understanding that there is a lack of trained and theologically educated leaders around the world to lead the Church and prepare future leaders, JGC targets an audience of pastors, missionaries, and Christian workers. The educational level of our audience ranges from those who have completed a bachelor level degree to those who have completed a master level and the second, those in school preparing for ministry; seminary students and professors. We realize that there are theology students, professors, and other scholars who will read and take interest in the content of this journal, but our main focus is on those working with the global church or those who are considering work with the global church. The journal assumes a high level of education among its audience but is not strictly academic.

The Journal of Global Christianity is published two times a year on-line at: and presented in PDF and HTML format. It is also made available in multiple languages.

The Journal of Global Christianity is copyrighted by Training Leaders International. Readers are free to circulate it in digital form without further permission (any print use requires further permission), but they must acknowledge the source and not change the format. 



Dave Deuel / General Editor
Academic Dean Emeritus of The Masters Academy International and Senior Research Fellow for the Christian Institute on Disability
Drake Williams / Contributing Editor
Professor of NT Language and Literature at Tyndale Theological Seminary
Darren Carlson / Managing Editor
President of Training Leaders International
Aubrey Sequeira / Contributing Editor
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Travis Myers / Book Review Editor
Assistant Professor of Church History and Mission Studies at Bethlehem College and Seminary

Editorial Board

Sydney Park
Associate Professor of New Testament at Beeson Divinity School
Vijay Meesala
President of Reach All Nations
Bob Yarbrough
Professor of New Testament at Covenant Seminary
Evan Burns
Professor at Asia Theological Seminary
Jeff Morton
Pastor at Hillside Baptist Church
Jonathan Hoglund
Professor of New Testament at Hanoi BIble College
Fred Farrokh
Ambassador-at-Large at Jesus for Muslims Network

Call For Papers

Articles should generally be about 4,000 to 7,000 words (including footnotes) and should be submitted to the Managing Editor of The Journal of Global Christianity, which is peer-reviewed. Articles should use clear, concise English, following The SBL Handbook of Style (esp. for abbreviations), supplemented by The Chicago Manual of Style. They should consistently use either UK or USA spelling and punctuation, and they should be submitted electronically as an email attachment using Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx extensions) or Rich Text Format (.rtf extension). Special characters should use a Unicode font.  

The book review editors generally select individuals for book reviews, but potential reviewers may contact them about reviewing specific books. As part of arranging book reviews, the book review editors will supply book review guidelines to reviewers. 

Please read our style guide for guidance before you submit.

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