Posts Tagged: 2020

2020

Ministry to Muslims in the Midst of COVID-19

As I write this letter, we are in the midst of a stay-at-home order due to the coronavirus pandemic. This pandemic has launched us all into a unique season of ministry, but we recognize that with every challenge we also encounter new opportunities. Allow me to share just a few of these opportunities in relation to ministry to Muslims: – One missionary in a Muslim country reported that for months authorities have threatened to expel him out of the country where he serves. Suddenly travel restrictions would not allow anyone to leave or enter the country. He was rejoicing that…

Reaching Muslims in a Season of Social Distancing

It’s become an all-too-familiar scenario. I’m out walking my dog, and another neighbor, doing the same thing, is coming head-on in my direction. Like a game of chicken, there is a showdown on who will leave the sidewalk for the street first. Careful to keep our distance, I decide to leave the smooth sidewalk for rougher terrain at just the right time, before the possibility that a minuscule virus could invade either of our spaces. In this new reality that the whole world finds itself in, where we can nolonger gather in person, where we’ve all had a crash course…

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