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Towards a Pentecostal Missiology for the Majority World. Paper read at the International Symposium on Pentecostal Missiology, Asia-Pacific Theological Seminary, Baguio City, Philippines, 29-30 January 2003. Asian Journal for Pentecostal Studies 8:1, January 2005.
The Origins of Pentecostalism and its Global Spread in the Early Twentieth Century. Lecture given at the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies, Oxford, UK, 5 October 2004.
Pentecostal-Charismatic Spirituality and Theological Education in Europe from a Global Perspective, PentecoStudies, 2004.
The Contextual Pentecostal Theology of David Yonggi Cho. Asian Journal of Pentecostal Studies 7:1, January 2004.
The Proliferation and Varieties of Pentecostalism in the Majority World. Paper given at a symposium at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, 27-28 February 2003.
The Globalisation of Pentecostalism. Paper given at the Churches' Commission on Mission Annual Meeting, University of Wales, Bangor, September 2002.
Dimension: Education for Pentecostal- Charismatic Spirituality in Global Perspective,
Keynote Address presented at the 30th Annual Meeting of the Society for
Pentecostal Studies, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma, March 2001.
Keynote Address presented at the 30th Annual Meeting of the Society for Pentecostal Studies, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma, March 2001.
Pentecostals and Apartheid in South Africa during Ninety Years 1908-1968 Paper read at the conference of the African Studies Association of the UK, Trinity College, University of Cambridge, 11 September 2000, and published in the Cyberjournal for Pentecostal-Charismatic Research 7 (February 2001).
Signs and Blunders: Pentecostal Mission Issues at 'Home and Abroad' in the 20th Century Paper read at the Society of Pentecostal Studies Annual Meeting, Kirkland, Washington, 7 March 2000, and published in the Journal of Asian Mission 2:2 (September 2000)
The Pentecostal Gospel, Religion and Culture in African Perspective. Paper read at the History of Religion seminar, University of Oxford, 29 May 2000
Evangelism and the Growth of Pentecostalism in Africa. Paper read at the Africa Forum, Churches Together in Britain and Ireland, 11 April 2000
The Pentecostal Gospel and Third World Cultures. Paper read at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pentecostal Studies, Springfield, Missouri, 16 March 1999
The Origins, Growth and Significance of the Pentecostal Movements in the Third World. Paper given at postgraduate seminar, University of Leeds, November 1997.
Pluriformity and Contextuality in African Initiated Churches. Paper read at Conference on Christianity in the African Diaspora, University of Leeds, September 1997.
African Pentecostal Churches and Concepts of Power. Paper read at the Africa Forum, Council of Churches for Britain and Ireland, April 1997.
The Hermeneutical Processes of Pentecostal-type African Initiated Churches in South Africa. Paper read at the Annual Conference of the Southern African Missiological Society, January 1995, adapted and published in Missionalia 24:2, August 1996 (171-185).
Challenges and Prospects for Research into AICs in Southern Africa. Paper read at the Centre for the Study of Christianity in the Non-Western World, University of Edinburgh, January 1996, and published in Missionalia 23:3, November 1995 (283-294).
African Pentecostals and the Ancestors: Confrontation or Compromise? Paper read at the Annual Conference of the Southern African Missiological Society, January 1993, and published in Missionalia 21:1, April 1993 (26-39).
Prophetic Healing and the Growth of the Zion Christian Church in South Africa. Paper read at the NERMIC conference, July 1993.
Modise and the International Pentecost Church: An African Messiah?
Paper read at the NERMIC conference, July 1992 and published in Missionalia 20:3,
November 1992 (186-200) .