Papers & Presentations on Global Worship

Eric Alexander, “Mission and Vision” (Urbana 1981)

Scott Aniol et al., “Worship from the Nations”: A Survey and Preliminary Analysis of the Ethnodoxology Movement”

Tom Avery, “Worship Wars and Ethnomusicology” (workshop presented to the Global Consultation on Music in Missions, 2006) TEXT    POWERPOINT

Rob Baker, “Places Where you Can Study Ethnomusicology”

Edmund Clowney, “Declare His Glory among the Nations” (Urbana 1976)

Global Ethnodoxology Network, Youtube Channel

Dave Hall, “The Top 10 Reasons Every Church-planting Team Needs a Worship-Arts Leader”

Robin Harris, “The Great Misconception: Why Music Is Not a Universal Language” (from Worship and Mission for the Global Church: An Ethnodoxology Handbook)

Robin Harris, Frank Fortunato, Ron Man, “We, Being Many Are One: A Fresh Look at a Global Understanding of Worship” (featured articles in Worship Leader magazine, November/December 2009)

Joan Huyser-Honig, “Ethnodoxology: Calling All Peoples to Worship in Their Heart Language” (Calvin Institute of Christian Worship)

Lutheran World Federation, Nairobi Statement on Worship and Culture 

Ron Man, “The Bridge: Balancing Biblical Faithfulness and Cultural Sensitivity” (Mission Frontiers, September-October 2014)

Ron Man, “The Bridge: Worship and Culture”

Ron Man, “Creative Arts, Missions and Worship” (keynote address at Global Consultation on Music in Missions, Singapore, 2010)    POWERPOINT

Ron Man, “Creativity Implications For Missions In A Covid Crisis” (World Evangelical Association, Mission Commission; June 2020)

Ron Man, “Culture and Worship: A Response to Scott Aniol and a Contribution to the Ongoing Debate”

Ron Man, “Ethnodoxology and Mission: Contextualized Worship and Arts for the Global Church” (workshop address at the American Society of Missiology, June 21, 2014, St. Paul Minnesota USA)    POWERPOINT

Ron Man, “God’s Global Purpose” Arabic Polish Russian

Ron Man, “The Gospel: A Call to Worldwide Worship”

Ron Man, “Lessons from Global Worship” (presented to Biblical Worship section of the Evangelical Theological Society, San Francisco, 2011)

Mission Frontiers 36.5 (Sept/Oct 2014), Theme Issue: Ethnodoxology: Worship and Mission for the Global Church

John Piper, “Gospel Worship: Holy Ambition for All the Peoples to Praise Christ” (presented to Bethlehem 2017 Conference for Pastors and Church Leaders)

John Piper, “Let the Nations Be Glad” (excerpt from book of same title)

SIL International, “Arts Consultant: Understanding Local Arts” (video)

Edward L. Smither, “‘Dressed for Worship’: Reflections on Worship in an International, Multi-cultural Church”

Glenn Stallsmith, “Worship from the Nations: A Response to Scott Aniol”

John Witvliet, “Why Study Worship Worldwide?” (preface to Christian Worship Worldwide)

Ed Yong, “The Surprising Musical Preferences of a Brazilian Tribe” (from The Atlantic)

Scroll to Top