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Ron Man

Ron Man (MM, ThM, DMin) was trained as an orchestra conductor, later attended Dallas Theological Seminary, and has served as a pastor, missionary, and worship pastor. Associated with First Evangelical Church in Memphis, Tennessee, for the past 35 years, he now serves as missionary-in-residence there and as director of Worship Resources International. He has taught on worship in forty countries, maintains a website of free worship resources (, writes the monthly newsletter Worship Notes (available through the website), and posts daily “Worship Quotables” ( He is the author of Proclamation and Praise: Hebrews 2:12 and the Christology of Worship (Wipf & Stock, 2007), and his book Let Us Draw Near: Biblical Foundations of Worship has just been released.

Ron serves on the steering committee for the Biblical Worship section of the Evangelical Theological Society ( and on the executive board of the Global Consultation on Arts and Music in Missions ( He is also an adjunct professor at Jordan Evangelical Theological Seminary and Kairos International University.

Last Updated: 10/20/2023

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