Is it theologically careless to use the term "Muslim brothers and sisters"? If so, is there a better term that we can apply?
The story is about the Gospel, and the spread of the Gospel. That story continues today, and it continues through the joint work of Home Missions and World Missions coming together in missional ministry.
Mark Durie examines the "Abrahamic Faith" mantra and its promise of unity.
For a Muslim, who by definition has Allah of Islam as his/her God, then that very person's actions would flow out of the character of this Deity. If we want to understand our Muslim neighbors, far and near, this might be of some use.
Let us examine Accad's attempt towards a "balanced approach" and look at what he calls his SEKAP scheme. We will look at the strengths and weaknesses of his overall approach as well as his overall recommendations.
Muslims were unashamed of telling the Christians exactly what Islam wants and what it thinks every human needs but were doing it in language that sounded Christian at first glance.
Rev. Mark Durie posted an explanation on Feb 21/2015 of the ISIS video that accompanied the slaughter of their Coptic victims.
I watched a video in which the speaker affirmed that 'Isa of Islam, as the Muslim "Jesus" is called, is somehow the same as Jesus in the Bible. A closer look will reveal that this Muslim "Jesus" is what the Apostle Paul would say, is "another Jesus".
Recently I received permission from an ex-Muslim brother who lives and works and ministers in a Muslim-majority country to share his advice to you about how to evangelize a Muslim.
As we encounter Muslim believers it would be wise to understand the Islamic doctrine of al-walāʾ wa-l-barāʾ. We briefly examine four scenarios in how this doctrine works out in real life. Challenges to Muslims and Christians are detailed as well.
Mordechai Kedar and David Yerushalmi surveyed 100 randomly selected mosques across the United States. In a nutshell, the study documented strong correlations between advocacy of violent jihad and the presence of materials advocating such.
A Muslim could engage a Christian or a Christian could engage a Muslim to become "dialogue partners" in order to eliminate prejudices, to come to understand the other, and possibly embrace their religion. But are the terms of the engagement as simple as meets the untrained eye? I would suggest absolutely not.
When is a war defined as just in Christian and Islamic theology? How can Christian traditions of pacifism lead us today in resolving current conflicts?
How Does Persecution of Christians in the Middle East Affect How We Relate to Muslims in North America?
This issue came up recently in an email requesting a “no” vote on a school board question that would open up a place for Muslims to pray in a public school.
There is a fair bit of debate about this issue. This methodology came about in an effort to help Muslims remain in their families and communities in order to be a gospel witness right where they live.