What is the hijab? Why do Muslim women wear it? Why do some non-Muslim women living in Muslim countries choose to wear it or not wear it? What should my view be towards a woman in my home country wearing the hijab?
Is your church or Bible Study group seeking to Adopt, Embrace, or Focus on a specific people group? Are you an individual or family interested in learning how to reach out and love Muslims and be the neighbor Jesus teaches us to be? Consider Afghan people groups…
What do Muslim women want non-Muslim women to know about them? Many Muslim women want you to know that they are a lot like you. They love to laugh, have fun, spend time with their family, shop for new clothes, put on make-up, talk about friendships and relationships, be accepted and appreciated for who they are.
You have opened up your heart and home. You have shown hospitality and genuine friendship to a Muslim man or woman who has become a friend. The two of you have talked about family, common interests, and about similarities and differences in your faith. Because you both now care about each other, it is only natural that one or both of you might want to convince or convert the other one to your belief. But please remember these three things:
Now it is time to talk about differences in your faith, not for the sake of argument or debate but for the sake of airing common differences you know that exist and understanding the truth of God.
If you desire as part of your friendship with a Muslim to discuss spiritual things, it is a good idea to understand what many Muslims believe about Christianity. Having an understanding of their beliefs will give you the opportunity to share what true followers of Christ are like.
You may be surprised that many Muslims think Christians do not pray because our way of prayer is so different. Muslim prayer is usually very public, performed at a Masjid (Mosque) or an outdoor prayer place 5 times a day. Christian prayer is often done silently, in private place