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Remember These 3 Things

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:

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Talk about Faith — Part 1

You have talked with your friend about family and values, yet deep in your heart and soul you wonder when it will be the right time to discuss the things closest to your heart, your reads Koran, reading Quran, man in mosque, Muslim man

This is often an uncomfortable or awkward subject in many Western Cultures, not so in the culture of most Muslims! It is commonplace to talk about faith in everyday conversation.

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A Gift Well-Received

Mac Man’s friends wanted to come for a visit and be a blessing to others. So, he took them out and about to shops and bazaars to give gifts.   Thirty minutes after dropping them off, he walked around himself. Every where he walked he noticed amazing things happening. He writes: “The men were gathered around…

The Lover

Many of you have probably never met anyone that truly hates you. Someone who thinks you are a despicable person and wishes ill upon you. I especially hope no Christian would ever feel that of someone else either. However, how are we to act when we should face such a challenge? I see perhaps the…

The God Who Sees

The issue on my heart right now is that I seem to move from one hurting Afghan to the next. There are some who have been and could still be suicidal. Another is experiencing a miscarriage after having given birth to a baby last fall with a heart problem that died five days later. Some…

Wet Cement

Let the (Afghan) Children Come to Me As the title of a book I read in seminary states, “Children are wet cement”.  This has been so apparent in December, not that I ever doubted it, though. I had the privilege of spending time with children several times during the month of December.  Before Christmas the…