Further reading

We recommend our reading lists: Starting out, Going deeper, Stories and examples and Blogs.

For those that would like to explore further, here is our longlist of books which you might find useful in addition to the reading lists above.


E. Long list

Sorted alphabetically by author surname. This long list does not include resources already listed on our main reading lists.

Seeds and Roots
The Church of Scotland, 2010, madstuff.biz

Movements That Change the World: Five Keys to Spreading the Gospel (revised)
Steve Addison, IVP, 2011, 978-083083619-2

Missionary Methods: St. Paul's or Ours; A Study of The Church In The Four Provinces
Roland Allen, Martino Fine Books, 2011, 978-161427037-9

An Emergent Theology for Emerging Churches
Ray S. Anderson, BRF, 2007, 978-184101535-4

Refounding the Church: Dissent for Leadership
Gerald A. Arbuckle, Geoffrey Chapman, 1993, 978-022566678-6

Resourcing Renewal: Shaping Churches for the Emerging Future
Martyn Atkins, Inspire, 2007, 978-190595810-8

Curating Worship
Jonny Baker, SPCK, 2010, 978-028106235-5

Alternative Worship: Resources from and for the Emerging Church
Jonny Baker, Doug Gay, Jenny Brown, SPCK, 2003, 978-080109170-4

Christian Roots, Contemporary Spirituality
Lynda Barley, CHP, 2006, 978-071514102-1

Churchgoing Today
Lynda Barley, CHP, 2006, 978-071514103-8

Mission-Shaped Church: Building Missionary Values (Ev67)
Paul Bayes, Grove Books, 2004, 978-185174569-2

Mission-Shaped Parish: Traditional Church in a Changing World
Paul Bayes, CHP, 2006, 978-071514083-3

Team Roles at Work (2nd edition)
R. Meredith Belbin, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2010, 978-185617800-6

Management Teams: Why they succeed or fail (3rd edition)
R. Meredith Belbin, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2010, 978-185617807-5

Constants in Context: A Theology of Mission for Today
Stephen B. Bevans, Roger Schroeder, Orbis, 2004, 978-157075517-0

Evangelism: which way now? An Evaluation of Alpha, Emmaus, Cell Church and Other Contemporary Strategies for Evangelism (Explorations)
Mike Booker, Mark Ireland, CHP, 2003, 978-071514075-8

Young People and Mission: A Practical Guide
David Booker (ed), Alison Booker (ed), CHP, 2007, 978-071514060-4

Pulling out of the Nosedive: A Contemporary Picture of Churchgoing
Peter Brierley, Christian Research, 2006, 978-185321168-3

The Death of Christian Britain: Understanding Secularisation 1800-2000 (2nd edition)
Callum G. Brown, Routledge, 2009, 978-041547134-3

Resourcing Mission: Practical Theology for Changing Churches
Helen Cameron, SCM Press, 2010, 978-033404146-7

Making a Team Work
Steve Chalke, Penny Relph, Kingsway, 1995, 978-085476453-2

Total Church: A Radical Reshaping Around Gospel and Community
Tim Chester, Steve Timmis, IVP, 2007, 978-184474191-5

How to do Mission Action Planning: A vision-centred approach
Mike Chew, Mark Ireland, SPCK, 2009, 978-028106122-8

The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical
Shaine Claiborne, Zondervan, 2006, 978-031026630-3

Organic Church: Growing Faith Where Life Happens
Neil Cole, John Wiley & Sons, 2005, 978-047058065-3

A Mission-shaped Church for Older People: Practical Suggestions for Local Churches
Mike Collyer, Claire Dalpra, Alison Johnson, James Woodward, Church Army/Leveson Centre www.leveson.org.uk, 2008, http://www.leveson.org.uk/stmarys/resources/study-missionshapedchurch.htm

Core Skills for Children's Work: Developing and extending key skills for children's ministry (2nd edition)
The Consultative Group on Ministry among Children, Barnabas for Children, 2013, 978-085746118-6

Team Spirit: People Working with People
David Cormack, Monarch, 1990, 978-185424140-5

Disciples and Citizens: A Vision for Distinctive Living
Graham Cray, IVP, 2007, 978-184474157-1

Youth Congregations and the Emerging Church
Graham Cray, Grove Books, 2002, 978-185174491-6

Ministry in Three Dimensions: Ordination and Leadership in the Local Church (New edition)
Steven Croft, Darton, Longman & Todd, 2008, 978-023252743-8

The Future of the Parish System: Shaping the Church of England in the 21st Century
Steven Croft (ed), CHP, 2006, 978-071514034-5

Transforming Communities: Re-imagining the Church for the 21st Century
Steven Croft, Darton, Longman & Todd, 2002, 978-023252456-7

Evangelism in a Spiritual Age: Communicating Faith in a Changing Culture (Explorations)
Steven Croft, Mark Ireland, Yvonne Richmond, Anne Richards, Nick Spencer, Rob Frost, CHP, 2005, 978-071514054-3

Predicting Religion: Christian, Secular and Alternative Futures
Grace Davie (ed), Paul Heelas (ed), Linda Woodhead (ed), Ashgate, 2003, 978-075463010-4

For the Parish: A Critique of Fresh Expressions
Andrew Davison, Alison Milbank, SCM Press, 1999, 978-033404365-2

The McDonaldization of the Church: Consumer Culture and the Church's Future
John Drane, Darton, Longman & Todd, 2001, 978-023252259-4

Models of the Church (2nd expanded edition)
Avery Dulles, Bantam Doubleday Dell (Gill and MacMillan, 1976), 2000, 978-038513368-5

Simchurch: Being the Church in the Virtual World
Douglas Estes, Zondervan, 2009, 978-031028784-1

A Learning Missional Church: Reflections from Young Missiologists
Beate Fagerlie, Knud Jorgemsen, Rolv Olsen, Kari Storstein Haug (ed), Knut Tveitereid (ed), Wipf & Stock, 2012, 978-162032163-8

The Witness of God: The Trinity, Missio Dei, Karl Barth and the Nature of Christian Community
John Flett, William B Eerdmans, 2010, 978-080286441-3

Punk Monk: New Monasticism and the Ancient Art of Breathing
Andy Freeman, Pete Greig, Kingsway Publications, 2007, 978-184291330-7

The Call and the Commission: Equipping a New Generation of Leaders for a New World
Rob Frost (ed), David Wilkinson (ed), Joanne Cox (ed), Paternoster, 2009, 978-184227608-2

Rejesus: A Wild Messiah for a Missional Church
Michael Frost, Alan Hirsch, Baker Academic, 2009, 978-080104631-5

The Isaiah Vision: An Ecumenical Strategy for Congregational Evangelism
Raymond Fung, Wipf & Stock (WCC, 1992), 2009, 978-160608907-1

Remixing the Church: Towards an Emerging Ecclesiology
Doug Gay, SCM Press, 2011, 978-033404396-6

Church Next: Quantum changes in Christian ministry
Eddie Gibbs, Ian Coffey, IVP, 2001, 978-085111544-3

The Hospitality of God: Emerging Worship for a Missional Church
Mary Gray-Reeves, Michael Perham, SPCK, 2011, 978-028106350-5

Church Without Walls: A Global Examination of Cell Church
Michael Green, Paternoster, 2002, 978-184227139-1

What's New in Church Leadership?: Creative Responses to the Changing Pattern of Church Life
Malcolm Grundy, Canterbury Press Norwich, 2007, 978-185311799-2

Understanding the Spirituality of People Who Don't Go to Church
David Hay, Kate Hunt, University of Nottingham, 2000, n/a

Mission Shaped Evangelism: The Gospel in Contemporary Culture
Steve Hollinghurst, Canterbury Press Norwich, 2010, 978-185311842-5

Equipping your Church in a Spiritual Age (http://www.cte.org.uk/Publisher/Article.aspx?ID=192803)
Steve Hollinghurst, Yvonne Richmond, Roger Whitehead, Janice Price, Tina Adams, Group for Evangelisation, 2005, 978-085169314-9

Mission-shaped Spirituality: the transforming power of mission
Susan Hope, CHP, 2006, 978-071514080-2

Coaching For Missional Leadership: Growing and supporting pioneers in church planting and fresh expressions
Bob Hopkins, Freddy Hedley , ACPI Books/Fresh Expressions, 2008, 978-095593631-9

Enabling Church Planting
Bob Hopkins, Richard White, Rory Keegan, Richard Jones, CPAS, 1995, 978-189766053-9

Planters Problems
Bob Hopkins, ACPI, 2007, acpi.org.uk

Clusters: Creative Mid-sized Missional Communities
Bob Hopkins, Mike Breen, ACPI, 2008, 978-095593630-2

Leadership Tool Kit (new edition)
Bryn Hughes, Kingsway, 2002, 978-184291051-1

Mission-shaped Church: A Theological Response
John M. Hull, SCM Press, 2006, 978-033404057-6

Courageous Leadership
Bill Hybels, Zondervan, 2002, 978-031024881-1

on the edge: exploring ordained pioneer ministry in the church of england
Norman Ivison, Steven Croft, Fresh Expressions, 2008, 978-095600050-7

How should we teach and preach? (Share booklet 10)
Norman Ivison, Fresh Expressions, 2013, 978-095756840-2

Hope for the Church: Contemporary Strategies for Growth (Explorations)
Bob Jackson, CHP, 2002, 978-071515551-6

A Churchless faith: faith’s journey beyond the churches
Alan Jamieson, SPCK, 2002, 978-047307021-9

The Wisdom of Teams: Creating the High-Performance Organization (European version)
Jon R. Katzenbach, Douglas K. Smith, McGraw-Hill Professional, 2005, 978-007711168-7

authentic faith: fresh expressions of church amongst young adults
Beth Keith, Fresh Expressions, 2013, 978-095600057-6

Emerging Worship: Creating Worship Gatherings for New Generations
Dan Kimball, Zondervan, 2004, 978-031025644-1

The Emerging Church: Vintage Christianity for New Generations
Dan Kimball, Zondervan, 2003, 978-031024564-3

Once Upon a Group: A Book to Help Members of Groups (That's All of Us) (3rd revised edition)
Michael Kindred, Maggie Kindred, 4M publications, 1998, 978-095304942-4

What is Mission?: Some Theological Explorations
J. Andrew Kirk, Darton, Longman & Todd, 1999, 978-023252326-3

Growing Leaders: Reflections on Leadership, Life and Jesus
James Lawrence, BRF, 2004, 978-184101246-9

Church Planting: Past, Present and Future
George Lings, Stuart Murray, Grove Books, 2003, 978-185174524-1

Values-driven Leadership: Discovering and Developing Your Core Values for Ministry
Aubrey Malphurs, Baker Books, 2004, 978-080106516-3

The Future of Christianity
Alister E. McGrath, Blackwell, 2002, 978-063122815-8

Finding Our Way Again: The Return of the Ancient Practices
Brian D. McLaren, Thomas Nelson, 2008, 978-084994602-8

A Generous Orthodoxy: Why I Am a… Christian
Brian D. McLaren, Zondervan, 2006, 978-031025803-2

A New Kind of Christian: A Tale of Two Friends on a Spiritual Journey (book 1)
Brian D. McLaren, John Wiley & Sons, 2008, 978-047024840-9

Emerging and Fresh Expressions of Church: How are they authentically Church & Anglican?
Ian Mobsby, Moot, 2007, 978-095551400-5

God Unknown: The Trinity in contemporary spirituality and mission
Ian Mobsby, Canterbury Press Norwich, 2013, 978-184825170-0

Making Disciples in Messy Church: Growing Faith in an All-age Community
Paul Moore, Messy Church, 2013, 978-085746218-3

Beyond the Good Samaritan
Ann Morisy, Geoffrey Chapman, 2003, 978-082647141-3

Journeying Out: A new approach to Christian mission
Ann Morisy, Continuum, 2006, 978-082648096-5

Changing World, Changing Church
Michael Moynagh, Monarch, 2001, 978-185424516-8

Liquid Worship
Michael Moynagh, Tim Lomax, Grove Books, 2004, 978-185174574-6

How can we encourage a fresh expression? (Share booklet 09)
Michael Moynagh, Fresh Expressions, 2012, 978-095681239-1

Church after Christendom
Stuart Murray Williams, Paternoster, 2005, 978-184227292-3

Beyond Tithing
Stuart Murray, Paternoster, 2002, 978-184227000-4

Hope from the Margins: New Ways of Being Church
Stuart Murray, Anne Wilkinson-Hayes, Grove Books, 2000, 978-185174425-1

Changing mission: learning from the newer churches
Stuart Murray Williams, CTBI, 2006, 978-085169305-9

Planting Churches: A Framework for Practitioners
Stuart Murray, Paternoster, 2009, 978-184227611-2

Post-Christendom: Church and Mission in a Strange New World
Stuart Murray, Authentic Media, 2011, 978-184227261-9

The Search to Belong: Rethinking Intimacy, Community, and Small Groups
Joseph R. Myers, Zondervan, 2003, 978-031025500-0

Christendom Awake!: On Re-energising the Church in Culture
Aidan Nichols, T&T Clark, 1999, 978-056708673-0

Rural Children, Rural Church: Mission Oportunities in the Countryside
Rona Orme, CHP, 2007, 978-071514126-7

changing church for a changing world
Pete Pillinger, Andrew Roberts, MPH, 2007, 978-185852335-4

How can we finance a fresh expression? (Share booklet 08)
John Preston, Andrew Roberts, Fresh Expressions, 2011, 978-095681238-4

The Money Revolution: Applying Christian Principles to Handling Your Money
John Preston, Authentic Media, 2007, 978-185078754-9

Gone But Not Forgotten: Church Leaving and Returning
Philip J. Richter, Leslie J. Francis, Darton, Longman & Todd, 1998, 978-023252236-5

Gone for Good?: Church Leaving and Returning in the 21st Century
Philip J. Richter, Leslie J, Francis, Epworth, 2007, 978-071620633-0

Starting Mission-shaped Churches
Stuart Robinson, St Paul's Chatswood Parish Council, 2007, 978-095798321-2

Introducing the Missional Church: What it is, Why it Matters, How to Become One
Alan Roxburgh, M. Scott Boren, Baker Books, 2009, 978-080107212-3

Missional Map-Making: Skills for Leading in Times of Transition
Alan Roxburgh, John Wiley & Sons, 2010, 978-047048672-6

Missional: Joining God in the Neighborhood
Alan Roxburgh, Baker Books, 2011, 978-080107231-4

Creative Ideas for Alternative Sacramental Worship
Simon Rundell, Canterbury Press Norwich, 2010, 978-184825023-9

The Human Face of Church: A Social Psychology and Pastoral Theology Resource for Pioneer and Traditional Ministry
Sara Savage, Eolene Boyd-Macmillan, Canterbury Press Norwich, 2007, 978-185311812-8

Making Sense of Generation Y: The World View of 15- to 25-year-olds
Sara Savage, Sylvia Collins-Mayo, Bob Mayo and Graham Cray, CHP, 2011, 978-071514242-4

Pioneer Ministry and Fresh Expressions of Church
Angela Shier-Jones, SPCK, 2009, 978-028106113-6

Here Comes Everybody: How Change Happens when People Come Together
Clay Shirky, Penguin, 2009, 978-014103062-3

The New Conspirators: Creating the Future One Mustard Seed at a Time
Tom Sine, IVP, 2008, 978-083083384-9

Sowing, reaping, keeping: People-Sensitive Evangelism (2nd edition)
Laurence Singlehurst, IVP, 2006, 978-184474138-0

Mission-shaped Youth: Rethinking young people and church
Tim Sudworth, Graham Cray, Chris Russell, CHP, 2007, 978-071514082-6

The Great Emergence: How Christianity is Changing and Why
Phyllis Tickle, Baker, 2008, 978-080101313-3

Postmission: World Mission by a Postmodern Generation
Richard Tiplady (ed), Word Music, 2002, 978-184227165-0

The Provocative Church (3rd edition with study guide)
Graham Tomlin, SPCK, 2008, 978-028106006-1

50 Worship Ideas for Small Groups
Stuart Townend, Morgan Lewis, Kingsway, 2000, 978-085476872-1

Church in the Workplace: How God's People Can Transform Society
Peter Wagner, Regal Books, 2007, 978-083073910-3

Liquid Church
Pete Ward, Paternoster, 2002, 978-184227161-2

Human Rites: Worship Resources for an Age of Change
Hannah Ward, Jennifer Wild, Continuum, 1995, 978-026467334-9

The Healthy Churches' Handbook: A Process for Revitalizing Your Church
Robert Warren, CHP, 2012, 978-071514282-0

Fresh Expressions in the Urban Context
Eleanor Williams, Lulu, 2007, 978-184799213-0

Mission-shaped Children: Moving towards a child-centred church
Margaret Withers, CHP, 2006, 978-071514081-7

Relational Leadership: A Biblical Model for Influence and Service (2nd edition)
Walter C. Wright, Authentic Media (Paternoster, 2000), 2009, 978-160657025-8