Over a cup of coffee, two men—one a Muslim and one a recent convert to Christianity—engage in a friendly conversation about the nature of God. By “listening in” to a bit of it, we can learn some common misconceptions Muslims have about what Christians believe, and how to engage in a winsome dialogue about the Trinity.
There are more Muslims living in the United States right now than in any time in history. We have been given an opportunity like never before to know them and be an authentic witness of Christ in their lives. How about resolving to get to know them better this year?
We sat astonished at this story. The only response was to rise from our comfortable couches and drop to our knees in prayer. We prayed for Youssef that night, and many nights after. The last we heard, he was still alive.
Another atrocity in Syria. More blood...more pain...more fear. President Assad is Muslim. The rebels are Muslim. The victims...also Muslim. Are Mazin and other victims destined to become Jihadists? What is the solution?
I am a bit ashamed to admit I was surprised at how well she spoke English, how much she likes John Grisham novels, and how frustrated she is with juggling her children’s extracurricular activities. I was surprised at how normal she was.
I looked down at my text messages. “My friend Kim started a relationship with a Muslim man. She is a ‘strong Christian’ and I have serious concerns. She will be calling you.” Then another text. “Hi. I’m Kim. Can we talk?”