LTJ runs themed issues to create collections of papers on specific topics. Frequently, special issues consist of invited manuscripts written specifically to focus on current issues relevant to the LCA/NZ which the editor would like to showcase.
Volume 54 no. 2 (August 2020): What will the church look like in a post-COVID-19 world?
Volume 51 no. 3 (December 2017): Inspiration and inerrancy: The LCA Debate on Scripture, 1951–1984