Dr. Frank Fortunato

Coordinator of Missional Relations and Director of the GROW Center

Dr. Frank Fortunato has served in music ministry his entire lifetime. He taught college music courses followed by music ministry with Operation Mobilization’s mission ships. Frank completed his Master’s studies in ethnomusicology and a doctorate in worship studies from the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies.

Frank serves as the international worship consultant for Operation Mobilization and as an arts-in-mission advocate with various global Christian networks. He is the Vice President of The International Council of Ethnodoxologists (ICE). He serves as the Coordinator of Missional Relations for the Webber Institute and directs the Institute’s GROW (Global Renewal of Worship). He is the founder of OM’s Heart Sounds International, a ministry producing indigenous worship recordings mostly in restricted parts of the world.

Frank co-authored All the World is Singing—Glorifying God through the Worship Music of the Nations and co-edited Worship and Mission for the Global Church-an Ethnodoxology Handbook.

The Fortunatos are based at the OM USA headquarters in Atlanta.