Enemy to brother

Abdu* is a young Middle Eastern man. His father is a well known figure in his home city. He belongs to a fundamentalist Muslim organisation that operates across the country. Abdu became very active in this group at a very early age.

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Breakthrough April 2018

Breakthrough is a monthly call to pray for the Arab world. In each edition we focus on a different country of the region, praying for breakthrough over a particular stronghold.

He will swallow up death forever; and the Lord God will wipe away tears from all faces, and the reproach of his people he will take away from all the earth, for the Lord has spoken. (Isaiah 25:8 ESV)

Welcome to Breakthrough and happy Easter! This is truly the most beautiful day – the day when Jesus completed his earthly mission and death was swallowed up forever.

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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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Breakthrough March 2018

Breakthrough is a monthly call to pray for the Arab world. In each edition we focus on a different country of the region, praying for breakthrough over a particular stronghold.

Welcome to Breakthrough. We last prayed for Morocco two years ago, when we looked at the stronghold of folk Islam. We’ve chosen the same stronghold this time because it continues to hold people in its grip.

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