Editorial Guidelines

All submissions should be sent to godseygreg@gmail.com.

Our Purpose

The purpose of Convergent Streams is to equip, inform, and educate our readers on how to better serve God, the church and the laity as well as how to survive and thrive as an ISM member.

Our Target Audience

Our target audience is international in scope appealing to the leadership of the church; denominational leaders, lay leaders, clergy, worship leaders, missionaries, chaplains, and educators who are passionate about fulfilling the mandates of Christ in their diverse community.


All submissions should be between 650 to 3,600 words long (poems and recipes are exempt from the word count). We accept articles on the following topics:

  • Spiritual disciplines
  • Relationship with God
  • Church
  • Worship
  • Everyday Life
  • Careers
  • Finance
  • Travel
  • Psychology
  • Ethics/morality
  • Fashion
  • Film
  • TV
  • Arts
  • Music
  • Global issues
  • Technology
  • Politics
  • Social justice
  • Culture
  • Anthropology
  • Book reviews
  • Church planting
  • Featured Ministries: churches, campus ministries, youth ministries military chaplaincy, and missions who are working in a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural setting.
  • Bi-vocational Living

Queries: For pitches, include a summary describing the article idea, an approximate length and date it could be finished. (Email Queries to godseygreg@gmail.com)

Submissions: We prefer submissions as Word attachments. Your name and a one to two sentence bio should be included with your submission. Submissions to the magazine are on a First Serial Rights donation basis (byline and bio are compensation, no payment for articles). Articles are automatically archived. Please double-check spelling and grammar before submitting. All articles will be edited for length, grammar, content, style and tone. Submission of articles does not guarantee publishing. What articles are published is up to the Editors of Convergent Streams.

Images: All images submitted with articles must have proof of copyright status attached or they will not be used. If you have permission from the photographer or artist, it is be included with the photograph. Proof that it is public domain can be in the form of a screen shot from Wiki Commons or Creative Commons showing the image and its copyright status. Personal images must include a statement granting us by the photographer.

General copy should conform to Reuters Style Guide located at http://handbook.reuters.com/index.php?title=The_Reuters_Style_Guide.