David R. Dunaetz

Azusa Pacific University

Associate Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology

Azusa, CA 91702-7000

United States

Claremont Graduate University

Adjunct Professor of French

150 E. Tenth Street

Claremont, CA 91711

United States

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Three Models of Acculturation: Applications for Developing a Church Planting Strategy Among Diaspora Populations

E. Wan & M. Pocock (Eds.), Diaspora Missiology (pp. 129-145). Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library, 2015
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Oct 2015
David R. Dunaetz
Azusa Pacific University
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acculturation, diaspora studies, missiology, church planting, social identity, immigration

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Evangelism, Social Media, and the Mum Effect

Evangelical Review of Theology, 43(2), 138-151, 2019
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Jun 2019
David R. Dunaetz
Azusa Pacific University
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Mum Effect, Social Psychology, Evangelism, Social Media

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Pastoral Attitudes that Predict Numerical Church Growth

Great Commission Research Journal, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 241-256
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 16 Aug 2015
David R. Dunaetz and Kenneth Priddy
Azusa Pacific University and KPG Ministries
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Evangelism, Church Growth, Pastors, Attitudes, Prayer, Preaching, Outreach, Theology

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Submission or Cooperation? Two Competing Approaches to Conflict Management in Mission Organizations

In E. Smither & R. Scheuermann (Eds.), Controversies in mission (pp. 121-142). Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library (2016)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Nov 2016
David R. Dunaetz
Azusa Pacific University
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Missions, Missionary, Conflict, Conflict Management, Cooperation

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Organizational Justice: Perceptions of Being Fairly Treated

In D. Baker & D. Hayward (Eds.), Serving Jesus with integrity: Ethics and accountability in mission (pp. 197-221). Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library. 2010.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 02 Sep 2015
David R. Dunaetz
Azusa Pacific University
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Organizational Justice, Missions, Organizations, Missionary

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Do Larger Churches Tolerate Pastoral Narcissism More than Smaller Churches?

Great Commission Research Journal, 10(1), 69-89, 2018
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Nov 2018
David R. Dunaetz, Hannah L. Jung and Stephen S. Lambert
Azusa Pacific University, Azusa Pacific University and Azusa Pacific University
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Church, pastor, narcissism, megachurch, dominance complementarity model

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Recovered Memories and Accusations of Sexual Abuse: A Review of Scientific Research Relevant to Missionary Contexts

Baker and R. Priest (Eds.), The Missionary Family: Witness, Concerns, Care (pp. 163-181). Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library, November 2014
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 06 Oct 2015
David R. Dunaetz
Azusa Pacific University
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False Memories, Recovered Memories, Childhood Sexual Abuse, Missiology, Mission Work

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Church Size, Pastoral Humility, and Member Characteristics As Predictors of Church Commitment

Theology of Leadership Journal, 1, 125-138
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Mar 2019
David R. Dunaetz, Melody Cullum and Edgar Barron
Azusa Pacific University, TurningWest, Inc. and Azusa Pacific University
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Narcissism, Megachurches, Church Leadership, Pastoral Theology, Organizational Commitment, Honesty, Humility

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A Meta-Analysis of the Relationship between Personality and Preferred Conflict Style

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Aug 2018
David R. Dunaetz
Azusa Pacific University
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meta-analysis, personality, conflict style

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Goals and Accountability for Ministry Effectiveness: Insights from Psychological Science

Dharma Deepika: A South Asian Journal of Missiological Research, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 66-79, January 2013
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Aug 2015
David R. Dunaetz
Azusa Pacific University
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accountability, church planting, dangers in goal-setting, effectiveness, effort, Evangelization, feedback, formulation, goal commitment, goal ownership, goal-setting theory, job performance, language-learning, motivation, outcome expectancies, performance, planning, psychological science, rewards

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Fundamentals of Missionary Leadership: What We Know with Reasonable Confidence

Evangelical Missions Quarterly, 2019, 55(4), 4-6.
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 21 Jan 2020
David R. Dunaetz
Azusa Pacific University
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Missiology, Leadership, Christian Missions, Pastoral Theology, Leadership Development

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Interpersonal Conflict Goals: A Literature Review

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 11 Mar 2020
David R. Dunaetz
Azusa Pacific University
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conflict, goals, relationship, identity, process

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Personality, Gender, and Age as Predictors of Media Richness Preference

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 23 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2015
David R. Dunaetz, Timothy Lisk and Matthew Shin
Azusa Pacific University, Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University and Konkuk University
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Media Richness, Personality, Gender, Age, Multimedia, Communication, Cognitive Science, Social Psychology

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Understanding the Effects of Diversity in Missionary Teams: Insights from the Social Sciences

In A. S. Moreau & B. Snodderly (Eds.), Reflecting God’s glory together: Diversity in evangelical mission (pp. 335-353). Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library. (2011)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Sep 2015
David R. Dunaetz
Azusa Pacific University
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Christian missions, teams, missionaries, missiology, diversity

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Christian Cooperation and Ministry Effectiveness: Insights and Applications from Empirical Research in Group Processes

(2010). Dharma Deepika: A South Asian Journal of Missiological Research, 14(2), 17-26
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Aug 2015
David R. Dunaetz
Azusa Pacific University
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Missiology, Missions, History of Missions, Christianity, Cooperation, Conflict, Edinburgh

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Finding Still Waters and Green Pastures: Understanding and Reducing Stress in Urban Church Planting

Great Commission Research Journal, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 235-250, Spring 2013
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Aug 2015
David R. Dunaetz
Azusa Pacific University
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Perceived Strengths and Weaknesses of American Churches: A Quadrant Analysis of Church-Based Ministries

Great Commission Research Journal, 10(2), 128-146, 2019
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 May 2019
David R. Dunaetz and Joshua McGowan
Azusa Pacific University and Azusa Pacific University
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Church, Ministry, Evangelicalism, Outreach, Evangelism

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A Missionary's Relationship to Sending Churches: Communal and Exchange Dimensions

in G. Hartt, C. R. Little, & J. Wang (Eds.), Churches on mission: God’s grace abounding to the nations. (pp. 303-323). Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library. 2017
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 Sep 2017
David R. Dunaetz
Azusa Pacific University
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Missiology Church Relationships Missionary

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Mission in Evolving Cultures: Constructively Managing Music-Related Conflict in Cross-Cultural Church Planting Contexts

Dunaetz, D. R. (2016). Mission in evolving cultures: Constructively managing music-related conflict in cross-cultural church planting contexts. Missiology: An International Review, 44, 296-310.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 29 Oct 2016
David R. Dunaetz
Azusa Pacific University
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Missions, Missiology, Church Planting, Music, Conflict

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Long Distance Managerial Intervention in Overseas Conflicts: Helping Missionaries Reframe Conflict along Multiple Dimensions

Missiology, 38 (2010), 281-294
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 Aug 2015
David R. Dunaetz
Azusa Pacific University
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missions, missiology, conflict, management, media richness, cooperation, reframing

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Values Congruence and Organizational Commitment in Churches: When Do Shared Values Matter?

Psychology of Religion and Spirituality. Advance online publication, 2020, DOI:10.1037/rel0000314
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 27 May 2020
David R. Dunaetz, Carly Smyly, Carmen Fairley and Colleen Heykoop
Azusa Pacific University, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa Pacific University and Azusa Pacific University
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church, values congruence, organizational commitment, megachurches, conservativism

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Power or Concerns: Contrasting Perspectives on Missionary Conflict

Dunaetz, D. R., & Greenham, A. (2018). Power or Concerns: Contrasting Perspectives on Missionary Conflict. Missiology: An International Review, 46, 67-85.
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Jan 2018
David R. Dunaetz and Ant Greenham
Azusa Pacific University and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
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missiology, abuse, attrition, concern, conflict, cooperation, dual, missionary, power, organizations

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Organizational Justice in Young Churches: Maximizing Fair Treatment of Others and Responding to Violations

Jurnal Jaffray 18(1), 1-19
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Feb 2020
David R. Dunaetz
Azusa Pacific University
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Organizational Justice, Churches, Conflict Management

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Missionary Credibility: Characteristics of the Messenger That Make the Message More Persuasive

Dunaetz, D. R. (Ed.), God first: Essays in honor of Michael M. Whyte and Gary D. Lemaster. (pp. 187-199). Claremont, CA: Martel Press.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 May 2019
David R. Dunaetz
Azusa Pacific University
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christian missions, missionary work, missionaries, apologetics, credibility

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Missio-Logoi and Faith: Factors that Influence Attitude Certainty

Missiology: An International Review 2016, Vol. 44(1) 66-77 DOI: 10.1177/0091829615618383
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 Jan 2016
David R. Dunaetz
Azusa Pacific University
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Missiology, Missions, Missionary, Christianity, Attitudes, Persuasion, Attitude Certainty

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Cognitive Science and Theological Education in Technologically Developing Countries

International Journal of Frontier Missiology, 35, 135-143, Fall 2018
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 28 Sep 2018
David R. Dunaetz
Azusa Pacific University
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Missiology, Technology, Theological Education, Development

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Terror Management Theory: Missiological Applications in Times of Crisis

In (2020) J. Ireland and M. Raven (Eds.), Practicing hope: Missions in global crises (pp. 181-197). William Carey Publishing
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Jun 2020
David R. Dunaetz
Azusa Pacific University
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terror management theory, disaster managment, missiology, religious conversion

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Cultural Tightness-Looseness: Its Nature and Missiological Applications

Missiology: An International Review, 47(4), 410-421, 2019
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Oct 2019
David R. Dunaetz
Azusa Pacific University
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culture, missiology, tightness-looseness, cultural psychology, church planting, social norms

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A Multiple Motives Theory of Church and Missionary Relationships

Missiology: An International Review, 46(3), 388-406.
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Nov 2018
Kenneth R. Nehrbass and David R. Dunaetz
Biola University and Azusa Pacific University
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missionary, church, relationships, motivation, motives, social exchange

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Church-Based Research: Challenges and Opportunities

Great Commission Research Journal, (2020) 12(1), 1-17
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Jan 2021
David R. Dunaetz
Azusa Pacific University
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Practical Theology, Church Planting, Evangelism, Ministry, Social Sciences

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Ministry Involvement of Church Staff and Volunteers: The Role of Organizational Commitment and Work Engagement

Theology of Leadership Journal, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 52-67 (2020)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Oct 2020
David R. Dunaetz and Julie Bocock
Azusa Pacific University and Azusa Pacific University
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organizational commitment, ministry involvement, work engagement

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Constructively Managing Program-Related Conflict in Local Churches

Constructively managing program-related conflict in local churches. Christian Education Journal: Research on Educational Ministry, 16, 259-274, 2019.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 31 Jul 2019
David R. Dunaetz
Azusa Pacific University
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Church, Christian Education, Conflict, Programs, Program Evaluation, Conflict Management

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 16
1.

Transforming Chaos into Beauty: Intentionally Developing Unity in Church Plants

Evangelical Missions Quarterly, 44, 358-365
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 26 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2015
David R. Dunaetz
Azusa Pacific University
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Church Planting, Missions, Missionary, Unity, Cohesiveness