Fresh Hot Bread from the Tandoor Here is a tandoor (clay oven) used for making bread (naan) in Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Central Asia, and the Middle East. Delicious, hot, fresh naan coming out of the tandoor. As you pray for our Muslim friends celebrating the sacrifice holiday, every time you eat a piece of bread,…
This Afghan man may not have a lot, but he has his wheelbarrow and a place to sit. Pray for Afghans living abroad as they provide for their families back in Afghanistan. Pray for those seeking Truth and Peace. Pray for those helping Afghans in Afghanistan and abroad for their safety and health. Click…
Afghan man sitting in market in the middle east. Many men from Afghanistan spend 3-10 years working in the middle east alone, without their wives, children, parents, relatives, to send money back for their families.
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