Submission Guidelines

All submissions should be emailed to the editor, David R. Dunaetz at .

Only the highest quality submissions presenting original research within the scope of the journal will be chosen for publication. To ensure this, all articles will go through a peer review process. Articles deemed by the editor to have potential for publication will be sent to reviewers (members of the editorial board or other reviewers with the needed expertise) for their recommendation. Upon receiving the reviewers’ recommendations, the author will be notified that the submission was either rejected, that the submission has potential but needs to be significantly revised and resubmitted, that the the submission is conditionally accepted if the noted issues are addressed, or that the submission is accepted unconditionally.

Papers should be APA formatted according the 7th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Submissions should include a cover page, be double-spaced in Times New Roman, and be between 3,000 and 7,000 words (approximately 10-22 pages). Contact the editor for exceptions to this word count.

Non-native English speaking writers are strongly encouraged to have their papers edited by an English language editor before submitting them so that their work will be judged on the research quality alone.

There are no fees to submit an article or to have it published in the Great Commission Research Journal.

All work submitted to the journal must be original, unpublished, and not being considered for publication elsewhere. Upon acceptance for publication, the author will be contacted to electronically sign documents indicating that the work is original and to assign rights to the Great Commission Research Journal and the Great Commission Research Network to reproduce the article in any ways and forms it sees fit and to transfer this right to others. The author retains the right to publish the article elsewhere with the note "This article was originally published in the Great Commission Research Journal", accompanied by a full bibliographic reference.

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Philosophy of Great Commission Research Journal

For more information, please see Great Commission Research Journal Aims and Scope page.

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Who Can Submit?

Anyone may submit an original article to be considered for publication in Great Commission Research Journal provided he or she owns the copyright to the work being submitted or is authorized by the copyright owner or owners to submit the article. Authors are the initial owners of the copyrights to their works (an exception in the non-academic world to this might exist if the authors have, as a condition of employment, agreed to transfer copyright to their employer).

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General Submission Rules

Submitted articles cannot have been previously published, nor be forthcoming in an archival journal or book (print or electronic). Please note: "publication" in a working-paper series does not constitute prior publication. In addition, by submitting material to Great Commission Research Journal, the author is stipulating that the material is not currently under review at another journal (electronic or print) and that he or she will not submit the material to another journal (electronic or print) until the completion of the editorial decision process at Great Commission Research Journal. If you have concerns about the submission terms for Great Commission Research Journal, please contact the editors.

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