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Great Commission Research Journal


About This Journal


As a scholarly, peer-reviewed publication, the Great Commission Research Journal presents research from multiple disciplines, including:

  • Theology

  • Missiology

  • Psychology

  • Sociology

  • Anthropology

  • History


The journal focuses on church-based ministry that aims to help people follow Jesus Christ, that is, to fulfill the Great Commission (Matt. 28:19-20).


It focuses on both the practical and the theoretical aspects of evangelism, church planting, church growth, spiritual formation, church renewal, worship, and missions, both in Anglophone and non-Anglophone cultural contexts.

Sample Articles


Dunaetz, D., & Priddy, K. (2014). Pastoral attitudes that predict numerical church growth. Great Commission Research Journal, 6(1), 241-256.



Hussey, I. (2016). The big news on small churches: Re-evaluating the contribution of small churches to the fulfillment of the Great Commission. Great Commission Research Journal, 7(2), 172-183.




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