The ecclesiastical historian Adrian Hastings has argued that this one of the few English parallels to the Fundamentalism controversy in the US. He notes that BCMS differed from CMS by "only one word" - Bible. However, it is noteworthy that in contrast to US examples, BCMS remained committed to the Church of England, the Church of Ireland, despite their theological diversity.
The 27 October anniversary has become part of Crosslinks' traditions, and is commemorated by its activists as Crosslinks Day.
The worldwide turmoil around the Second World War led to the Society's withdrawal from a number of countries: Ethiopia (1937 war), Burma (1942 invasion), and China (1949-51 expulsion).. The late 1940s also saw Bartlett finally relinquish leadership to A.T.Houghton. The following decades saw an increasing focus on East Africa, particularly the Karamoja area of Uganda., and the Diocese of Karamoja retains a strong Crosslinks connection.
In the second half of the twentieth century, the tide of decolonization led to the scaling down and rethinking of activities in Africa and India. BCMS/Crosslinks has participated in two trends common to most Western missionary societies:
The Crosslinks name emphasises the society's principle is that Mission is from everywhere to everywhere. The name also helps to make possible work in some of the 60 or so countries where Bible, Church and Missionary are not acceptable.
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