God is always good news; we are the ones who make ourselves irrelevant when we are not good news. And when we are good news, God's people see growing churches.
Archbishop Justin Welby
Mission support in the Diocese of Bristol
Evangelism and exploring faith
There are many resources available to help you evangelise and spread the Good News Of Jesus in a confident and authentic way. This is not an exhaustive list, but a good place to start. If you know of a resource that you think shoul be included here, please let us know.
How to... Make evangelism less scary
A guide from our 'How to...' series exploring this topic further
Stepping into Evangelism Church Army
Stepping into evangelism is a publication from Church Army, filled with hands-on advice, tips and workbook exercises to help people engage in evangelism day-to-day.
Church Mission Society (CMS)
We are a community of people who have been set free to follow God's call in mission. Thousands of people from all walks of life are part of Church Mission Society praying, learning and acting together in pursuit of that call. Their resource 'Mission is...' helps churches to consider afresh what mission means in todays culture.
Building Rapport Workshop
This is a one day workshop run by The Ugly Duckling Company that aims to encourage and equip Christians to appropriately share their faith with their friends. The workshop normally happens on a Saturday and runs from 10-4pm.
A Season of Invitation including Back to Church Sunday
A Season of Invitation began as Back to Church Sunday in 2004, which was an annual opportunity for churches across the UK and abroad to invite people to come with them to church. Ten years on, were entering a new season, moving from one invitational service to five:
Back to Church Sunday (September)
Christmas Starts (early December)