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A Response to Ben Corey’s “5 Things I Wish Conservative Christians Understood About Islam”: Part 3

This 3-part article has been written by Dr. Fred Farrokh* as a response to Dr. Benjamin L. Corey’s Patheos blog“5 Things I Wish Conservative Christians Understood about Islam.” If you haven’t read that piece, we encourage you to do so! Parts one and two were posted previously. 5. Original: “Muslims are most often the victim of terrorism.” Revision: “Muslims are most often the victim of terrorism, which is almost exclusively perpetrated by Muslims.” Corey is again correct that Muslims are most often the victim of terrorists. This is heart-wrenching to observe. Many are truly innocent non-combatants. Innocent Muslim employees died working in…

A Response to Ben Corey’s “5 Things I Wish Conservative Christians Understood About Islam”: Part 2

This 3-part article has been written by Dr. Fred Farrokh* as a response to Dr. Benjamin L. Corey’s Patheos blog“5 Things I Wish Conservative Christians Understood about Islam.” If you haven’t read that piece, we encourage you to do so! Part one of Fred’s response can be found here, and part three will be posted on Friday.  3. Original: “Most Muslims do not view Christians or Jews as ‘infidels,’ nor are they instructed to kill us.” Revision: “Most Muslims do not view Christians or Jews as ‘infidels,” even though the Qur’an’s clear instruction, and Muhammad’s clear example, is to fight against Christians…

A Response to Ben Corey’s “5 Things I Wish Conservative Christians Understood About Islam”: Part 1

This 3-part article has been written by Dr. Fred Farrokh* as a response to Dr. Benjamin L. Corey’s Patheos blog“5 Things I Wish Conservative Christians Understood about Islam.” If you haven’t read that piece, we encourage you to do so! Parts two and three of Fred’s response will be posted on Wednesday and Friday, respectively. First, I would like to commend Ben Corey for addressing an important topic. He also makes a key distinction in his opening sentence: “Conservative Christians seem to have a lot of opinions about Islam and our Muslim neighbors.” When studying this topic, it is indeed helpful…

The #2020 Campaign – The End!

Well, last Friday was the end of our #2020 Campaign! Thanks to all those who shared their stories with us, and we hope that you were encouraged and inspired! Did you learn something new, make a new friend, or commit to praying for Muslims? Share your thoughts in the comments! If you missed a day or two, or if you’d just like to share a video that you loved with a friend, head over to our YouTube playlist and if you’d like to help Global Initiative create more immersive video experiences like #2020, consider donating here!

Muslims in Europe: A look at the numbers

Europe has been, and continues to be, in our prayers. Tensions are running high as the region tries to heal from the recent acts of terror in Belgium, France, and Germany and, at the same time, we’re hearing amazing stories of Muslims hearing the Gospel and coming to Christ, thanks to the religious freedoms available in Europe and the willingness of Christ-followers to reach out to them. Check out this study from the Pew Research Center regarding the growth of the Muslim population in Europe, and pray with us that God will continue to use His people to grow His kingdom. 5 facts…

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