68. Paul Avis, The Anglican Understanding of the Church, SPCK, 2000, p. 65.
69. Robin Greenwood, Practising Community, SPCK, 1996, pp. 27f.
70. Paul Avis, Church, State and Establishment, SPCK, 2001, p. 2.
71. Quoted by A. M. Hunter, P. T. Forsyth Per Crucem ad Lucem, SCM Press, 1974.
72. John 20.21
73. Quoted by A. M. Hunter, P. T. Forsyth Per Crucem ad Lucem, SCM Press, 1974.
74. The five marks of mission were formulated in documents of the Anglican Consultative
Council (ACC 6; 8) and adopted by the Lambeth Conference. See The Truth Shall Make
You Free report of the Lambeth Conference 1988.
75. Daniel Hardy, Finding the Church, SCM Press, 2001, p. 238.
76. The Declaration of Assent is made by Church of England clergy at their ordination.
`I . . . do so affirm, and accordingly declare my belief in the faith which is revealed in the
Holy Scriptures and set forth in the catholic creeds and to which the historic formularies
of the Church of England bear witness . . .' (Common Worship, Church House Publishing,
2000, p. xi). See page 34.
77. Graham Cray, Youth Congregations and Emerging Church, Grove Evangelism 57, 2002,
78. Stephen Cottrell, `Parable and Encounter: Celebrating the Eucharist Today' in Mass
Culture, Pete Ward (ed.), Bible Reading Fellowship, 1999, p. 58.
79. See Sub Section 6, `Being a Missionary Bishop in a Missionary Church' in Section II,
`Called to Live and Proclaim the Good News', The Official Report of the Lambeth
Conference 1998, Morehouse Publishing, 1999.
80. Chicago Lambeth Quadrilateral, 1888.
81. Breaking New Ground, Church House Publishing, 1994, p. 3.
82. Martin Kahler, 1908, cited by David Bosch, Transforming Mission, Orbis, 1991, p. 16.
83. Tim Dearborn, Beyond Duty: a passion for Christ, a heart for mission, MARC, 1998.
chapter 6 some methodologies for a missionary Church
1. See the Appendix useful resources.
2. Contact Spurgeon's College in London, The Church Army College in Sheffield, or Anglican
Church Planting Initiatives.
4. Robert Warren, Towards a Theology of Change, private paper.
5. Michael Nazir Ali, Shapes of the Church to Come, Kingsway, 2001.
6. Breaking New Ground, Church House Publishing, 1994, para. 1.7, p. 3.
7. Breaking New Ground, Church House Publishing, 1994, para. 1.9, p. 3.
8. cf. Encounters on the Edge series Nos 1, 2, 6, 14 (see www.encountersontheedge.
9. The story is part of Cell Church Stories as Signs of Mission, Grove Evangelism 51, 2000.
10. Some commentators would say that many people in England are now `pre Christian', not
`post Christian'. `Post Christian' implies that they have once been influenced by the
Church or gospel, whereas many people are now third or fourth generation without any
meaningful connection with church or gospel. They are to all intents and purposes `pre
Christian' yet to encounter Christianity.
11. Donald McGavran, Bridges of God, Friendship, 1955.
12. Galatians 3.28.
13. See also Stuart Murray, Church Planting: Laying Foundations, Paternoster Press, 1998,
pp. 96 108.