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To Consider: Her Hope for Heaven

The following is the lead article in the November/December issue of¬†Intercede, our bimonthly prayer publication. To download the full version of¬†Intercede, click here. Her Hope for Heaven By Lynda Hausfeld Muslim women comprise a tenth of the world’s population. Whether we live in Houston, Havana, Hyderabad or Hong Kong, they are our neighbors. That makes them ours to invite to heaven. But we hesitate–not because we deliberately ignore the fact that God commissions them to us for heaven’s glory (Acts 17: 26)–but because we don’t know how to invite them. For very legitimate reasons, our perspective of who they are…

Events: 2013 COMMA VIII Consultation

Please consider joining our friends at COMMA for their 2013 consultation. COMMA VIII will focus on post-conversion and discipleship, by exploring six areas that make up the world of Believers from Muslim Background (BMBs): personal, interpersonal, family, leadership, spirituality, and geo-political. Many speakers are former Muslims and all are experts in the field. The consultation will be held Wednesday, October 16 to Saturday, October 19 at: Grace Chapel 59 Worthern Road Lexington, MA Workshop titles include: Safe House for MBBs Role of the North American Church How to Identify Ministry Goals Ministering to People of a Toxic Faith Evangelism &…

Muslims in America: A Missions Statistic for You

One out of five non-Christians in North America does not know a Christian. In June Gordon-Conwell’s Center for Global Christianity published a study called “Christianity in Its Global Context, 1970-2020,” in which it was revealed that twenty percent of non-Christians in North America do not personally know a Christian. “Given the religious diversity of Northern America, it is surprising that only 80 percent of all religionists personally knew a Christian in 2010,” the study says. And beyond North America, worldwide the figure is much higher: more than 8 in 10 non-Christians do not personally know a Christian. The Christian share…

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