Christian missions have a tendency to package methods, franchise them, and then declare them “skeleton keys” that would open any missiological challenge. However, generally, most of them would end up on the scrap heap.
At a recent conference, one of the attendees reported on a trip to a local mosque. There the imam told the group, “As Muslims, we agree with 90% of what you Christians believe, except for the 10% part about who Jesus is.” Is this imam telling the truth?
In the December 2016 edition of Themelios, Fred Farrokh reflects on the Islamic theological reasons 'Why Muslims are Not Moving Toward Christians.'
Moderns of the 21st century look at heresy as some kind of outdated and judgmental stance, but as we will show, this idea has consequences among Christian missionaries.
In Christianity Jesus came to save us … in Islam, one must save the reputation of Muhammad and Allah.
Is our goal to evangelize our Muslim friends? Or is to promote social justice, community cohesion and peace? There isn't an easy answer except to enter into relationships with a spirit of honesty and authenticity.
Loving friendship covers a multitude of “sins” (for example, a Qur’anic ignorance). With friendship can come trust, curiosity and, yes, frankness. What are you doing to build friendships with Muslim neighbors?
David Wood notes that the last words of a person are often those that most characterize that person. Truly Nabeel Qureshi reflected the famous last words of the Lord Jesus.
I'm providing this post to provide you a heads-up that the Acton Institute is planning a Book Panel and Discussion (on Feb. 15, 2018) on the 6th volume of the Kuyper translation series titled On Islam.
Book? The Christian good news? This short article sets out to determine from Islamic sources themselves, as to what is thought about when the word "Injil" is used by Muslims, and how it might affect Christian approaches.
With the rise of anti-Muslim bigotry and hate crimes in the U.S., coverage of events like this — where Jews, Christians, and Muslims gather to talk about how they can work together to seek peace — is critically important.
In this short piece, with the help of the scholar Marylyn Waldman, we will look at the story of Joseph in the Bible and the Qur’an to learn how, in spite of a few similarities, the stories are miles apart. Why is this?
This article is a very useful tool to analyze current approaches to contextualization, especially those in the context of outreach to Muslims.
What might two articles (one on interfaith relationships and one on evangelicals and feminists) in two different Reformed venues have to do with each other? Perhaps more than meets the eye.
There are a few disturbing trends in some Bible translations, which have been compared to using a Jehovah’s Witness rendition of the Bible in some cultures. How, where, and why is this being done?
Two words, no longer than seven letters long, tell all about Christianity and Islam. Keith Small and Andy Bannister in lectures at BeThinking.org help their audience to see the practical consequences of either the doctrine of Tawhid or the Trinity.
Samuel Zwemer, knowing full well the challenges of working "in the lands of the Mohammedans" as he called them, minced no words as to why his Reformed roots of 'salvation belongs to the Lord' was his motive, means, and message.
"Word became Book" or "Word became Flesh" are two very important ideas. Both Islam and Christianity speak of something or someone "coming down." We will look at these and compare and contrast them.