Matthew Murphy, DMin

Professor of Missional Living
Missional Community Specialist
International Experiences: Dominican Republic, Mexico, Taiwan, Thailand, USA





  • Doctor of Ministry, Leadership in the Emerging Church, Semiotics and Future Studies track, George Fox Evangelical Seminary, Portland, OR
  • Master of Divinity, Alliance Theological Seminary, Nyack, NY
  • Bachelor of Arts, Christian Education, Cedarville University, Cedarville, OH    

Doctoral Dissertation

  • Missional Communities: Why They Are Failing and How to Help Them Thrive


Teaching Specializations

  • Missional Living
  • Missional Communities
  • Discipleship & Evangelism
  • Missional Church


Ministry & Professional Experiences

  • Asociate Pastor, 217 Church, Hamilton, NJ
  • Lead Pastor / Planter, Element Church, North Brunswick, NJ
  • Associate Pastor, Princeton Alliance Church, Princeton, NJ
  • Assistant Basketball Coach, Nyack College, Nyack, NY
  • Assistant Basketball Coach, Cedarville University, Cedarville, OH