The Journal of Transformative Learning and Leadership (JTLL) is a twice-per-year, peer review academic journal, for the advancement of understanding and applying transformative learning to educational and leadership contexts in diverse disciplines.


Format: Digital/Online
ISSN 2836-1539

Format: Print
ISSN 2836-1520

JTLL Open Access Policy

The Journal of Transformative Learning and Leadership (JTLL), a Vyrsity publication, is Open Access (fulfilling the DOAJ definition of open access). Vyrsity allows for immediate free access to the Digital Edition of JTLL, permitting any user to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose. 


Research and Article Submission Standards and Style Requirements

Submissions to the JTLL should be submitted publish-ready in the style (Chicago, Turabian, APA, MLA) typical for work in the discipline(s) that the article addresses. As a multidisciplinary journal, the JTLL evaluates style on a per-article basis. The JTLL Editorial Board will prioritize research and article submissions that demonstrate alignment with the JTLL Mission and Core Values. Submissions must be received by published call for papers due date to receive consideration for the upcoming issue, and no guarantee of publication is made. Proposals and Articles may be submitted at


The JTLL serves as a scholarly forum for the refinement and dissemination of research pertaining to interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary implications of transformative learning and its applications for leadership in diverse contexts.

Core Values

The JTLL espouses the essential idea that learning that transforms is best understood through Biblical descriptions and processes. The JTLL is thus committed to refinement and dissemination of research and applications from the platform of the Biblical worldview in every discipline engaged. The JTLL also is rooted in the idea that those engaging in transformative learning ought also to be well equipped and active in transformative leadership – the application of transformative learning principles in the processes of assisting and guiding other individuals and communities in their own transformative growth.

Editorial Board

(In Alphabetical Order)

Christopher Cone, ThD, PhD, PhD – Executive Editor – President, Professor of Transformative Learning and Leadership – Vyrsity

Jamie Ervin, EdD – Chief Academic Officer, Professor of Transformative Learning and Leadership – Vyrsity

Allan Henderson, EdD – Educator, Author, Entrepreneur

Michael Houdmann, ThM, DMin (Studies)– Founder,

Paul Miles, DMin – Founder, International Society for Biblical Hermeneutics

Mike Stallard, PhD – Vice President for International Ministries, FOI

Christine Tan, PhD, PhD – President, GRACE School and College (Philippines)

Paul Weaver, PhD – Associate Professor of Bible Exposition, Dallas Theological Seminary

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Journal of Transformative Learning and Leadership

(JTLL) Volume 1, Number 1, Fall 2023

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