Articles

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

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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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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