Welcome to a New Reality

Worship and Mission for the Global Church: an Ethnodoxology Handbook + DVD Resources and Creating Local Arts Together: a Manual to Help Communities Reach Their Kingdom Goals is about a new reality. Imagining what God’s Kingdom would be like using all of the arts for God. These two volumes offer theological reflection, case studies, practical tools, and audio visual resources to help the global church increase its awareness of and appreciation for culturally appropriate arts in Christian worship and witness.

handbook-cover-shadowWorship and Mission for the Global Church: An Ethnodoxology Handbook offers theological reflection, case studies, and practical tools to help the global church appreciate and generate culturally appropriate arts in worship and witness. From the expertise of more than 100 practitioners, this volume integrates insights from the fields of ethnomusicology, worship studies, missiology and the arts. DVD materials of the first edition can be accessed online for those purchasing a book without a DVD: Learn More

manual-cover-shadowCreating Local Arts Together: A Manual to Help Communities Reach Their Kingdom Goals is a manual designed to guide an individual or group into a local community’s efforts at integrating its arts with the values and purposes of God’s kingdom. The practical, playful text reduces experience-based scholarly insights gained from multiple decades of incarnational ministry around the world into a flexible seven-step process. Learn More


Decades of experience and fieldwork undergird these two volumes, envisioned and compiled by this foursome team (L to R): Frank Fortunato, James Krabill, Robin Harris, and Brian Schrag.

In addition, over 100 other authors from 20 different countries provided an unprecedented gathering of knowledge into these two amazing books.
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