If you live in America or you’re packing a US passport in a far-away land, you may be aware that we’re living through some crazy days here. Really, we talk about it all over, so even if you’re not an American you may be aware as well. I’m not super old, but I’ve never seen a situation like what’s going down here. We could argue ad nauseam about what’s right, what’s wrong, who did what first, and who’s just doing what was done to them. Pretty soon, we might look like a couple of fourth graders arguing over who should wash the dishes. Nobody wants that.
Bernie Power’s stated goal in Challenging Islamic Traditions is to contrast al-Bukhari’s collection of the Hadith—a body of text that details the traditions of Muhammad and the early Islamic community—with the teaching of the Bible as well as norms from other societies.
Warrick Farah, Missiologist, International Teams Kyle Meeker, Pastor of Discipleship, Northview Community Church Anyone involved in missions today knows that evangelical workers have numerous and sometimes conflicting approaches to Muslim ministry. The W-Spectrum (EMQ October 2015) describes four of these approaches which correlate with the workers’ view of “Islam” (note: The W paradigms do not . . . read more
I have been reading the book, Christian Persecutions in the Middle East, A 21st Century Tragedy, by George Marlin, and am a bit overwhelmed. The book starts with a short history of persecution of Christians in the Middle East and then walks through eight different countries, recounting the unfolding tragedy of our day. From economic subjugation . . . read more
In the past, outreach to Muslim people in Britain was seen as a task for mission specialists. But now, since Muslims are more numerous and widespread than ever before, many Christians have Muslim neighbors and colleagues. Mahabba’s passion is Motivating and Mobilizing ordinary Christians to reach Muslims, and Mentoring and Multiplying dynamic communities of disciples . . . read more
Webinar: A Wind in the House of Islam and Muslim Movements to Christ Presented by David Garrison, IMB Global Strategist, International Mission Board Description Over the past three years, Dr. David Garrison has conducted a global survey of Muslim movements to Christ (each movement of at least one thousand baptisms or one hundred new church . . . read more
Missio Nexus announces the May/June 2015 Global Issues Update: The Global Status of ISIS, with Johnnie Moore author of the new book, Defying ISIS. Complex global challenges impact Great Commission activities at every level. No matter how connected and motivated you are as an individual Christ-follower, church or mission leader, you can’t be an expert . . . read more
The February 2009 edition addresses the Palestinian Question, taking a fresh look at the complex issues related to peace in the Middle East with special focus on Gaza and the West Bank.Â Our subject matter expert is Carl Medearis. Carl lived in the region for more than a decade and is an expert on Muslim-Christian . . . read more