"We have written this book to go hand in hand with 'Lights that Shine: How Christians can fulfil their call to mission'. .... We have written 'Brushing up on Believing' to partner 'Lights that Shine', because the more deeply we believe the more brightly our lights will shine." -- Intro. to "Brushing Up on Believing".
"For the Decade of Evangelism -- down-to-earth material which gets to the heart of the matter. Individuals, groups and parishes will welcome this plain-speaking course of training. Bible-based, with passages printed out, 'Lights That Shine' includes discussion points, meditations and prayers. Subjects cover: What is our gospel ? Why do we go to church ? Why don't "they" go to church ? How do people become Christians ? How can we make evangelism happen ? Ways of reaching people". -- back cover.
Contents: Foreword / George Carey -- Introduction / Shelagh Brown and Gavin Reid -- Shine, Jesus, Shine [text of hymn with words and music] -- Where the Shining Starts -- The Church: Them and Us -- Evangelism: Naturally -- Ways to Make Evangelism Happen -- More Ways to Make Evangelism Happen -- How Do People Become Christians ? -- Sources of Quoted Material.