Editorial Policy


Global Missiology is a professional and academic electronic journal serving researchers, practitioners and scholars internationally and interactively. It welcomes submission on topics related to missions and missiological study. As a publication that represents a variety of inter-disciplinary interests, both theoretical and practical, contributions of the following categories are welcome:

- Biblical and theological study of missions;
- Mission strategy and mission history;
- Historical and ethnographic study of people-groups;
- Christianity and culture;
- Evangelism and apologetics;
- Comparative religions and worldview;
- Intercultural communication, intercultural counseling and intercultural education;
- Globalization and contextualization;
- Bible translation, applied linguistics and literacy;
- Ethnicity, cross-cultural leadership and discipleship


  1. All submissions to Global Missiology should conform to the style of American Association of Anthropology & American Psychological Association. They are to be about 20-25 double-spaced pages or 8,500 words (including references, notes, and tables).
  2. All submissions should be in digital form (in any major word processing software format) and accompanied by a cover letter that includes full and real name, organizational affiliation, and contact info, e.g. e-mail address, telephone and fax no.
  3. Manuscripts submitted to Global Missiology cannot be returned to authors who, therefore, should be sure to keep a copy for themselves.
  4. Notification of decision of acceptance will be given to contributor within one month after submission. And, if accepted for publication, a projected date of its publication will be given.
  5. It is understood that manuscripts submitted to Global Missiology have not been previously published and are not under consideration for publication elsewhere. Reprint from previous publication is possible when copyright permission is secured.
  6. It is the responsibility of the author(s) of a manuscript submitted to Global Missiology to indicate to the Editor the existence of any work already published (or under consideration for publication elsewhere) by the author(s) that is similar in content to that of the manuscript.
  7. Submissions accepted and published will be copyrighted by Global Missiology.
  8. After consultation with the author, the Editor of Global Missiology reserves the right to make editorial changes in any manuscript accepted for publication for the purpose of clarity, appropriate length or acceptable style.
  9. The views expressed by contributors to Global Missiology do not necessarily reflect those of the Editor, the Editorial Advisory Board, or Global Missiology. Material published in Global Missiology should not be construed to have the endorsement of Global Missiology.
Send submissions as e-mail attachments to Dr. Enoch Wan, Editor, at editor@globalmissiology.org. Preferred format: Microsoft Word, one inch margins, Times New Roman 12 pt font, single spaced with blank line between paragraphs, no indents at beginning of paragraphs, and end notes.