John Cheong, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Missions
Missions Course Lead
John was born and raised in Malaysia. He completed his Th.M. and Ph.D. at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and serves as the course lead for intercultural studies at GCU. He spent over a decade in missions in Southeast Asia doing evangelism, discipleship, and teaching in two seminaries. He researched and published many writings on the intersection of the social sciences, theology, and missiology and was a consultant for churches and mission agency workers in missions. His academic interests range from World Christianity, contextual theology in discipleship, the anthropology and sociology of globalization, Pentecostalism and Islam, missionary elenctics, ethnicity and identity in missions, money and mission, Asian spiritual warfare, trinitarian and diaspora missiology, and urban missions. He is married with three daughters and lives in Phoenix, Arizona.