Articles

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

Do not be afraid 2018

Do not be afraid. It is a bold statement. It has no room for misinterpretation. You can’t argue with it, especially when it comes from the most high authority.

When God speaks these words, they hold weight – much more than they would if you or I were to speak them. They are a promise that will never be broken. Not a promise of an easy life, free from sadness and pain, but a promise of faithfulness in adversity, hope in despair and freedom in oppression.

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Following Jesus and counting the cost

By Mandy J, guest writer

Jesus’ teaching continues to powerfully transform lives today – as it did his first followers in the Middle East. This testimony illustrates how the good news is changing hard hearts in the Arab world and enabling people to follow the Messiah despite great personal risk.

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Bringing good news

But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people.’ (Luke 2:10 NIV)

A young girl, newly married, heavily pregnant, and miles from home, gives birth to her first child in the stable of an inn. Yes, this is Mary of Nazareth, but today it could easily be Amal of Raqqa or Kadeja of Mosul.

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Visual directions

An interview with our Audio-Visual Production Manager

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A time to harvest

From the Director of Arab World Media

Thanksgiving Day, in its earliest form, was a time to gather together with family and friends and give thanks for the year’s harvest. Today, few of us depend on the season’s crops for our livelihood. I am thankful for the bountiful food I eat; however, my faith was not tested this farming season. Sadly, I do not know if the farmers near where I live had a good year or a bad one, nor would that have an impact on my life. Or would it?

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