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Resources for Mission and Evangelism: Training and Tools

A list of some of the resources used and recommended by the provinces and dioceses of the Communion during the Decade of Evangelism.  A complete list is available from Mission and Evangelism Department, Anglican Communion Office, St Andrew's House, 16 Tavistock Crescent, London, W11 1AP England.

Preparation and Training

Envisioning/Planning
Title/Author Description Available from Province/Diocese
Action Plans
By
Rebecca McClain James Magers
How to make effective action plans. Parish Services
1201 Chestnut St
Suite 1200
Philadelphia
PA 19107, USA

ECUSA

Guidelines for Action
By
Diocese of Colombo
Mission of the Church under eight headings.
(English, Sinhala, Tamil)
National Christian Council
Bishop’s Office
368/3A Bauddhaloka Mawatha
Colombo & Sri Lanka
Church of Ceylon
Colombo
Improving the Structures and Strategies for Evangelism
By
Ijebu Diocesan
Booklet on strategies for evangelism in he Diocese of Ijebu . Diocese of Ijebu
Bishopscourt
P O Box 112
Ijebu-Ode
Nigeria
Nigeria
Ijebu
Learning through Doing
By
Job Currie
Methods of analysis/research. R C Library
IDEAS
Madurai
India
CSI India
Madurai & Ramnad
Making Christ Known
By
The Revd Canon Philip King
Plans and projects of some Dioceses, Deaneries and parishes during the Decade of Evangelism. It includes discussion questions and resource Agencies. The Board of Mission
Church House
Great Smith Street
London SW1P 3NZ
UK
Church of England
Making the Most of the Millennium
By
Various
Good ideas and resources for outreach during the Millennium. CPAS
Anthena Drive
Tachbrook Park, Warwick, CV34 6NG
UK
England
Coventry
Turning Vision into Action
By
Kew & White Cowley Pub
Return to biblical mission imperative to turn the Church into vital body. Diocesan Resource Library
Diocese of Texas
3203 West Alabama
Houston
Texas 77098, USA
ECUSA
Texas
Vision Bearers,
By
Richard Kew and Cyril Okorocha,
Drawing from examples around the world the authors show that evangelism is everywhere and in every context. Anglican Communin Office
Partnership House
157 Waterloo Road
London SE1 8UT
Anglican Communion
Where do we go from here
By
Philip Morris
A planning process in mission for Parochial Church Council. Church of Wales Pub.
Church of Wales Centre
Woodland Place
Penarth CF364 2EX
Wales
Church in Wales

Training in Evangelism
Before We Go A six session study course on evangelism, faith, holiness and community life. for small groups audio tapes/ leaders guide Diocesan Church House
211 New Church Road
Hove BN3 4ED
UK
England
Chichester
Courses in Evangelism, Christian Life and Service. Training course with self-study material. (Available in many languages) SEAN International
Paul House
191 Stafford Road
Wallingham
Surrey SM6 9BT, UK
Southern Africa
St Mark the Evangelist
Creating Confidence in Evangelism
By
John Young
Preparing for Evangelism.  The hows and whys of evangelism.  Helping CPAS
Athena Drive
Tachbrook Park
Warwick, CV34 6NG
UK
England
Southwark
Evangelism Explosion Evangelism training course EE Oceania Ministries
P O Box 168
Port Kembla 2505
Australia
Anglican Church of Australia
Equipping the Saints – Evangelism
By
Diocesan Lay Training Committee, Kuala Lumpur,
Diocese of West Malaysia Module on evangelism diocesan lay training. Bishop Moses Ponniah
No 5 Jalan Mustaffa, Johor Bahru
Johor 80100
Malaysia
e-mail prteo@pl.jaring.my
South East Asia
West Malaysia
Evangelism Lessons
By
Canon Matthew Kale
Topical study lessons on evangelism Diocese of Ysabel
 P O Box 6
Buala
Solomon Islands
Melanesia
Ysabel
Evangelism made slightly less difficult
By
Derek Tidball
Practical guide for Christians wanting to use the Bible in mission and evangelism. The Bible Society
Stonehill Green
Westlea,
Swindon SN5 7DG, UK
Church of England
Evangelism Today
By
Revd K M J Fernando
Six Bible studies
(English, Sinhala, Tamil)
National Christian Council
Bishop’s Office
368/3A Bauddhaloka Mawath
Colombo 7, Sri Lanka
Church of Ceylon
Colombo
Everyday Evangelism
By
Stephen Abbott
Evangelism training
Student and leaders manuals.
Dept of Evangelism
P O Box A295
Sydney South 1235
Australia
Anglican Church fo Australia
Extension Education 40 unit courses on many aspects of mission, evangelism, discipleship and training. The Association for TEE
P.O. Box 520
Fraser Town
Bangalore, 560005
India
Church of South India
Go Listen and Tell
By
Commission on Evangelism
Evangelism training course for six session. Diocese of Connecticut
1335 Asylum Ave
Hartford
CT 06105-2295
USA
USA
Connecticut
Join in the Jubilee
By
Philip Morris
3 session course to prepare for the Millennium. Church of Wales Pub
Church of Wales Centre
Woodland Place
Penarth CF364 2EX
Wales
Church in Wales
Lay Training Programmes
By
Diocese of Sabah and Singapore
20 Unit Lay Evangelism Training Course aiming at developing practical skills for ministry and spiritual growth. Diocese of Singapore
4 Bishopsgate
Singapore 247790
South East Asia
Sabah & Singapore
Leading Children
By
Understanding children of today,  and bringing the Christian faith to a new generation.  A short course for individuals or groups. St John’s College
Extension Studies
Chilwell Lane
Bramcote, Beeston
Nottingham NG9 3RL Email: www.stjohns-nottm.ac.uk
Church of England
Liberal Evangelism
By
Bishop John Saxbee
Positive plea for generosity and respect in evangelism. SPCK
Holy Trinity Church
Marylebone Road
London NW1 4DU,
UK
England
Rochester
Lost for Words
By
James Lawrence
Six Week course on faith sharing. How to speak about your faith in a natural and helpful way. CPAS, Anthena Drive
Tachbrook Park, Warwick, CV34 6NG
UK
England
Coventry
Maual para Evangelismo en la Lglesia Local
By
The Revd John A Macdonald & Revd Rancisco Guardada
Practical guide for evangelism in the local church. (Spanish) Diocese of Honduras
Apartado 586
San Pedro Sula
Honduras
Central America
ECUSA
Honduras
Modules on Evangelism
By
Diocese of West Malaysia
Lay training course in evangelism Diocese of West Malaysia
14 Pesiatan Stonor
50450 Kuala Lumpur
West Malaysia
South East Asia
West Malaysia
One Generation from extinction?
By
The Primate’s Commission on Evangelism
Conversations on Congregational Vitality with George Carey Video with a study guide for three sessions. Anglican Book Centre
600 Jarvis Street
Toronto M4Y 2J6
Canada
Anglican Church of Canada
Servant Evangelism A video on evangelism training. Diocese of Southern Virginia
Evangelism Officer
600, Talbot Hall Road
Norfolk
VA 23505,  USA
ECUSA
Southern Virginia 
Sunday/Monday Faith at work course.  Used very widely with various groups.  Includes guidance for praise, prayer and suggestions for action. Scripture Union
207 Queensway
Bletchley
Milton Keynes
MK2 2EB, UK
England
Chelmsford
The Mission of Evangelism
By
Bishop Benjamin Kwashi
Book on evangelism with Bible study guide and worksheets. Pastoral Publications Commission
Diocese of Jos
Bishopscourt
P O Box 6283
Jos, Plateau State
Nigeria
Nigeria
Jos
Time Travelling
By
Paul Morris
Video, audio cassettes,  handbook all about time travelling.  This initiative has brought together a team of people in this diocese ready to reach out to the youth. Diocese of Southwell
Paul Morris
39 Davies Road
Nottingham NG2 5JE
UK
England
Southwell
Training Manuals in Evangelism
By
Various
Basic material in evangelism and discipleship. Life Ministries
Church of Uganda
Kampala,
Uganda
Uganda
Kigezi
Training People ready for Evangelism and Discipleship Training
By Fr Albert Chama
A paper. Diocese of Northern Zambia
P O B 20173
Kitwe,
Zambia
Central Africa

Sharing your Faith
Becoming a Contagious Christian
By
Mitelberg Stridel and Hybels
Training in sharing our faith with others. Zondervan Press
STL Ltd
P O Box 300
Kingstown, Broadway
Carlisle CA3 0QS, UK
ECUSA
Fond du Lac
Good News is for sharing
By
David C Cook
Exploring ways to share faith effectively. Diocesan Resource Library
Diocese of Texas
3203 West Alabama
Houston
Texas 77098, USA
ECUSA
Texas
Good News people
By
Harold Percy
An Introduction to evangelism for tongue-tired Christians. Helping people reflect their own experience Anglican Book Centre
600 Jarvis Street
Toronto, ON M4Y 2J8
Canada
Anglican Church of Canada
How to give away your faith
By
Paul Little
The nature and content on the Christian message and how to reach people where they are. InterVarsity Press
Norton Street
Nottingham
Notts NG7 3HR, UK
ECUSA
Connecticut
How to Share your Faith without being Offensive
By
Joyce Neville
How to share your faith in a gentle way to individuals and small groups. Morehouse Publishing USA
Local Bookshop
ECUSA
Connecticut
One the Move with Christ
By
Anglican Communion Office
Video portraying evangelism around the Communion with study guide. Committee on World Mission
Diocese of Virginia
110 W Franklin Street
Richmond
Virginia 23220, USA
ECUSA
Virginia
Out of the Slat Shaker
By
Rebecca Manley Pippert
Conversational style evangelism. InterVarsity Press
Norton Street
Nottingham
Notts NG7 3HR, UK
ECUSA
Connecticut
Person to Person
Video
By
The Bible Society
Sharing your faith in Christ. Scripture Union
207 Queensway
Bletchley
Milton Keynes
 MK2 2EB, UK
Worldwide
Personal Evangelism Study course in sharing our faith with individuals. Christian Heritage Publishing, USA,

 

Nigeria
Calabar
Saints in Evangelism
By
Anglican Renewal Ministries
Easy to apply teaching on friendship evangelism. ARM Canada
403 – 13th Street
Brandon
Manitoba
Canada R0M 0N0
Anglican Church of Canada
Two Ways to Live
By
Philip Jensen
Personal evangelism training with manuals. Matthias Press
P O Box 225
Kingsford 2032
Australia
Anglican Church of Australia
Won by One
By
Geoffrey Wallis
Personal evangelism. Diocese of Guilford
Willow Grange
Woking Road
Guildford
Surrey GU4 7QS
England
Guildford

Cross-cultural
Entering Another’s World How to live for God in anther culture. . A short course for individuals/groups. St John’s College
Extension Studies
Chilwell Lane
Bramcote, Beeston
Nottingham NG9 3RL www.stjohnsnottm.ac.uk
Church of England
Something In Common
By
Adrian Chatfield
An introduction to the principles and practices of worldwide Anglicanism. A short course for individuals/groups. St John’s College
Extension Studies
Chilwell Lane
Bramcote, Beeston
Nottingham NG9 3RL Email: www.stjohns-nottm.ac.uk
Church of England
The World Christian
By
How to live as members of the worldwide Church. . A short course for individuals or groups. St John’s College
Extension Studies
Chilwell Lane
Bramcote, Beeston
Nottingham NG9 3RL Email: www.stjohns-nottm.ac.uk
Church of England

Laity
Basics:  Student and Leaders Manuals
By
Evangelism Department
Book 1 series of 3
Study course presenting the basics of the Christian faith and Anglican practice.
Church of Melanesia
P O Box 19
Honiara
Solomon Islands
The Church of the Province of Melanesia
Introducing the Bible
By
Diocese of Sabah and Singapore
20 Unit Lay Evangelism Training Course aiming at developing practical skills for ministry and spiritual growth. Diocese of Singapore
4 Bishopsgate
Singapore 247790
South East Asia
Sabah & Singapore
Lay Training Course
By
Diocese of West Malaysia
Lay training course in evangelism. Diocese of West Malaysia
14 Pesiatan Stonor
50450 Kuala Lumpur
West Malaysia
South East Asia
West Malaysia
Lay Training Programmes
By
Diocese of Sabah and Singapore
13 Unit lay Biblical Studies Course covering the whole Bible aiming at developing a practical understanding of the teaching of the Bible.. Diocese of Singapore
4 Bishopsgate
Singapore 247790
South East Asia
Sabah & Singapore

Leadership
A Handbook for Synod Delegates
By
Ijebu Diocesan Training Programme
 Committee
Triennial seminar course for Synod delegates. Diocese of Ijebu
Bishopscourt
P O Box 112
Ijebu-Ode
Nigeria
Nigeria
Ijebu
A Manual for Parish Councillors
By
Ijebu Diocesan Programme Committee
Annual seminar course for parish councillors. Diocese of Ijebu
Bishopscourt
P O Box 112
Ijebu-Ode
Nigeria
Nigeria
Ijebu
Advanced:  Student and Leaders Manuals
By
Provincial Evangelism Department
Book 2 in series of 3
Study course on leadership in the church, clergy & laity.
Church of Melanesia
P O Box 19
Honiara
Solomon Islands
The Church of the Province of Melanesia
Evangelism Briefing Sheets
By
Diocese of Southwark
A series of brief articles form different sources and cultures providing stimulating background material for Church leaders and those engaged in evangelism. Diocese of Southwark
The Revd Jerry Lepine
St Matthews House
100 George Street
Croydon CR0 1PE
UK
England
Southwark
From Survival To Celebration:
By
Howard Hanchey
Leadership for the Confident Church Diocese of Southern Virginia
Evangelism Officer
600 Talbot Hall Road
Norfolk
VA 23505, USA
ECUSA
Southern Virginia 

Tools for Evangelism

Books
Brushing up on Believing
By
Shelagh Brown/ Gavin Reid
A fresh look at basic Christianity and prayer. Bible Reading Fellowship
Warwick House
25 Buckingham Palace Road
London SW1W 0PP, UK
Anglican Communion
El Hombre Life
By
Alfred Cooper
The Gospel for modern man. The Revd Alfred Cooper
Casilla 50675
CC, Santiago
Chile
Southern Cone
Chile
The Case against Christ
By
John Young
Resourceful book looking at some of the most common arguments as to why people are/are not Christians. Hodder & Stoughton
338 Euston Road
London NW1 3BH
England
York
Sadhu Sundar Singh
By
T Dayanansan Francis (Ed)
Life and teaching of and Indian Saint. STL Ltd
P O Box 300
Kingstown, Broadway
Carlisle CA3 0QS, UK
CNI India
Barrackpore

Introduction to Christianity Video
Evangelismo Concepto y objective
By
John Macdonald
Video to use in evangelism in the local church. (Spanish) Diocese of Honduras
Apartado 586
San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Central America
ECUSA
Honduras
Jesus
Video
Video on the Life of Jesus for non Christians. Agapé Resources:CPAS
Athena Drive
Tachbrook Park
Warwick, CV34 6NG,  UK
England
CPAS
Jesus Video Project Video Starter Pack to use with taking the Jesus video into your community. Agapé Resources CPAS
Athena Drive
Tachbrook Park
Warwick, CV34 6NG
England
CPAS
The House on the Rock
By
Stephen Cottrell & Diocese of Wakefield
A video for ministry and mission among children and young people. Diocese of Wakefield
Church House
1 South Parade
Wakefield WF1 1LP, UK
England
Wakfield
What’s a Christian
By
Ian Knox
Video on how to become a Christian. The 40:3 Trust
PO Box 403
Coventry CV3 6SW
UK
England
Coventry
You’re never too old
By
Mavis Wilson with Guildford Diocese
A Video on Spirituality and evangelism in late life. Guildford Diocese
Grayswood Studios
Clammer Hill
Grayswood
Surrey GU27 2DZ, UK
England
Guildford

Introduction to Christianity - Courses
Alpha Course
By
Nicky Gumbel
Holy Trinity Brompton UK
Ten week introduction to Christianity course for non-churchgoers. Holy Trinity Brompton
Brompton Road
London SW7 1JA.
UK
Church of England
Basics:  Student and Leaders Manuals
Book
By
Evangelism Department
1 in series of 3
Study course presenting the basics of the Christian faith and Anglican practice.
Church of Melanesia
P O Box 19
Honiara
Solomon Islands
The Provbince of the Church of Melanesia
Christianity Explained
By
Michael Bennett
Practical Introduction to the Christian faith . Koorong Bookshop
C/o Diocese of Bunbury
P O Box 15
Bunbury 6231
Australia
Anglican Church of Australia
Credo Introduction to Christianity from a Catholic tradition perspective.  A seven week course for non-churchgoers Church Union
7 Tufton Street
London SW1P 3QN
UK
England Chelmsford
Discovering, Following and choosing Jesus Christ Various courses designed for non-Christians. Rivertree Christian Ministries
P O Box 7665,
Pittsburgh
PA 15214-0665, USA
ECUSA
Fond du Lac
El Hombre Life
By
Alfred Cooper
The Gospel for modern man. The Revd Alfred Cooper
Casilla 50675
CC, Santiago
Chile
Southern Cone
Chile
Emmaus – the Way of Faith
By
The Bible Society
An excellent discipleship training programme. The Bible Society
Stonehill Green
Westlea,
Swindon SN5 7DG, UK
England
Chelmsford
Faith Confirmed
By
Peter Jackson & Chris Wright
An introduction to what Anglicans believe presenting key elements of the Christian faith in an enjoyable way with good illustrations. SPCK
Holy Trinity Church,
Marylebone Road
London NW1 4D, UK
Anglican Communion
Know your Faith
By
John Young
Discussions based on the Creed for groups. Written especially for the Decade of Evangelism. Hodder & Stoughton
338 Euston Road
London NW1 3BH
England
York
Teach yourself Christianity
By
John Young
Reader friendly contemporary guide to orthodox Christian belief. Monarch Publications
Broadway House
The Broadway
Crowborough TN6 1HQ,  UK
England
Rochester
This is Our Faith
By
Jeffery John (ed)
This takes a straight forward approach  which is catholic in its doctrine, liberal in its inclusiveness and evangelical in its aim to explain and share our faith in the Gospel Anglican Communion Office
St Andrew's House
16 Tavistock Crescent
London W11 1AP,  UK
Anglican Communin

Social Concerns
Sustaining the Earth Christian perspectives on the environment and things we can all do about it. . A short course for individuals or groups. St John’s College
Extension Studies
Chilwell Lane
Bramcote, Beeston
Nottingham NG9 3RL
UK
Church of England
Life Issues
by
Chris Wright
An introduction to such issues as abortion, violence,sex,suffering etc, that challenge young people and invites them to consider how Christians responbd to the same challeges. Lion Publishing
Sandy Lane West
Oxford OX4 5HG, UK
 

Church Growth

Body and Cell
By
Howard Astin
A story of one Anglican Church exploring cell church practice for contemporary mission. CPAS, Anthena Drive
Tachbrook Park, Warwick, CV34 6NG
UK
England
Coventry
Building Missionary Congregations
By
Robert Warren
A series of articles suggestion practical ways to move from ‘Maintenance to Mission’ Board of Mission Church House
Great Smith St
London SE1P 3NZ, UK
England
Durham
Churches in Rural Development
By
Peter Sartorius
Guidelines for Action Community development Library
Tamiladu Theological Seminary
Madurai
India
CSI India
Madurai & Ramnad
Gukura kw’ Itorrero rya Uganda muri Muhabura Diocese
By
Bishop E K Shalita
The growth of the Church in Bufumbira Diocesan Bookshop
c/o Church of Uganda
P O Box 22
Kisoro, Uganda
Uganda
Muhabura
Lay Participation in the Growth of the Church
By
Bishop A O Awosan
Presidential address Diocese of Oke-Osun
P O Box 251
Gbongan, Nigeria
Nigeria
Oke-Osun
More than Numbers
By
Loren Mead
Church growth Diocese of Southern Virginia
Evangelism Officer
600,Talbot Hall Road
Norfolk
VA 23505, USA
ECUSA
Southern Virginia 
Small Christian Communities
By
Thomas A Kleissler Margo A LeBert Mary C McGuiness
The building of small Christian communities Paulist Press
997 Macarthur Boulevard Mahwah
New Jersey 07430, USA
West Africa Kumasi
Wholeness in Christ
By
Ministry of Evangelism and Spiritual Growth
Weekend parish event – Focus on parish renewal Diocese of Brandon
341 13th Street
Brandon
Manitoba R7A 4P8
Canada
Anglican Church of Canada
Willow Creek Seeker Service
By
G A Pritchard
Methods of Church growth in Willow Creek (Church) Willow Creek Community Church
67 East Alogonauin Road
South Barrington
IL 60010, USA www.willowcreek.org
ECUSA
Florida
Dry bones can live again
By
Robert E Coleman
A study manual on revival in the local Church Old Tappan
New Jersey
USA
West Africa
Kumasi
Making Your Church more Inviting
By
Oswald Alban Institute
How congregations can invite and incorporate new members in the Church Diocese of Aberdeen & Orkney
Diocesan Centre
39 Kings Crescent
Aberdeen AB24 3HP
Scotland
Scotland
Aberdeen & Orkney