Articles

A selection of articles on different subjects relating to the Arab world, Muslims, our ministry and more…

Do not be afraid – the authorities

Continuing to reflect on our theme and message for the year: Do not be afraid.

I realise how dangerous my decision is, but I don’t care. As long as I am sure this is the right path, I will follow God.

Tahib* is one of many former Muslims who could receive unwanted attention from the authorities, but this hasn’t stopped his pursuit of the truth. He began his spiritual journey by studying the Qur’an with a group of friends.

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Making connections together

Back in January 2017, we wrote of an exciting new venture involving a church, a team based in the Arab world, and our online ministry team. The church formed a group to uphold the project in prayer, while our team worked with those on the field to plan a way of reaching a specific people group online. Members of ours and the field based team provided the church group with regular updates to keep them in the loop. 

Over a three-month period, we all worked together in a partnership of prayer and strategic online content. The goal was to link up the field based team with some local seekers.

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A beautiful message

By the Director of Arab World Media

The greatest injustice

As a father, I regularly hear my young children say, ‘That’s not fair’. Often my response is, ‘Life’s not fair’. However, my children’s plea for fairness reflects a human desire for justice.

There are many injustices in our world: real issues that adversely impact vulnerable people. These are issues that followers of Christ should care about.

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Do not be afraid – rejection

You cannot be my disciple, unless you love me more than you love your father and mother, your wife and children, and your brothers and sisters. You cannot come with me unless you love me more than you love your own life. (Luke 14:25-27 CEV)

These words are tough. Not many of us have to live them the way believers from a Muslim background do.

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Accepted by God

An interview with responder Mounir*

Hello, Mounir. How are you doing?

I’m doing well. Thank you so much.

Tell us a bit about yourself.

My name is Mounir. I’m originally from Syria. I’m ex-Muslim. All my family are Muslim. I moved to Lebanon to work and then I came to know Jesus Christ. I got married in 2002. My wife is from East Africa and we have five kids. I have just finished a degree in theology and am preparing myself for a Masters.

So you’re an ex-Muslim. Tell me how you came to faith in Christ.

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