Todd M. Johnson

Dr. Todd M. Johnson

Address130 Essex Street
South Hamilton, MA 1982

Research Fellow in Global Christianity and Director, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

Ph.D., William Carey International University, 1989
B.A., William Carey International University, 1989
M.A., William Carey International University, 1989

Dr. Johnson has been a Research Fellow in the Study of Global Christianity and the Director of the Center for the Study of Global Christianity (CSGC) at Gordon-Conwell since 2003. In this position, he does research on the status of Christianity and world religions in every people, language, country and city. While under his leadership, the Center’s statistics have been frequently quoted in the media (recently ABC, BBC, Associated Press, New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Economist).

Dr. Johnson is widely accomplished in missions, evangelization and the study of Christianity. His Ph.D. work in developing quantitative tools to analyze the past, present and future of global Christianity has been put to fruitful use throughout his career, both at Gordon-Conwell and elsewhere. He is currently the editor of the World Christian Database located at, which provides statistical information on Christianity worldwide. From 1994-2002, he directed the World Evangelization Research Center. From 1988-1989, he worked as a research associate for the Singapore Center for Evangelism and Missions. Other organizations for which he has worked include the US Center for World Mission, Youth With a Mission and the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Areas of Interest

Global Christianity;

Logos Almanac of the Christian World

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