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May 2018
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Abraham’s nation

Some years ago, we aired a series of Arabic radio Bible discussions under the title, God’s original purposes for the Hebrew nation. It was blessed with much lasting gos­pel fruit. The Holy Spirit stirred the hearts of many Muslims in the Middle East and North Africa to under­stand the ultimate purpose of God’s call…

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July 2015
Islam

Arab youth seek Christ online

Every evening for many years, short Arabic gospel programmes have been aired over a popular commercial medium wave radio station.  Then, with the advance of technology, hundreds of postal responses were replaced by many more SMS mobile cell phone text messages. But these are now outnumbered by many thousands of interactions over the internet.…

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Meeting Abdul

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February 2012
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Meeting Abdul

Meeting Abdul The meeting takes place in his small grocery shop. [The Christian’s speech is italicised.] Hi! Good morning! My name’s Richard. I am Abdul. I notice that you have the shahada [Muslim declaration of belief in the unity of Allah] on your wall. Do you read Arabic? No. But I recognise the shahada,…

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September 2011
Islam

Two testimonies

Two testimonies Saudi girl I am a Saudi girl aged 25 and I live in Saudi Arabia. I was raised in a typical Muslim family that practised all the duties of religion. I began to pray at the age of 13, but then I stopped praying.    My father used to beat me to make…

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Muhammad and the origins of Islam

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September 2011
Islam

Muhammad and the origins of Islam

Muhammad and the origins of Islam The standard Muslim teaching on the origin of Islam is as follows. Islam was founded in the early seventh century in Arabia by Muhammad, a merchant born in the city of Mecca. According to the sources (which are all Muslim) Muhammad was born in AD 570 or 571.…

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Salt and light

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July 2011
Islam

Salt and light

World Mission Salt and light What do you think or feel when you hear the word ‘Muslim’? God has called you and I to be salt and light to them as well (Matthew 5:13-15). I think, if God had told me at first to go to a Muslim country and learn a related language,…

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Son of Hamas

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June 2010
Islam

Son of Hamas

Son of Hamas   E. M. Hicham   Mosab Hassan Yousef is an extraordinary young man with an extraordinary story. The son of an influential leader of the militant Hamas organisation from the Palestinian West Bank, he grew up in a strict Islamic family but became a devout Christian ten years ago.   ‘I…

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Arab World Ministries Media celebrates 50 years

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February 2010
Islam

Arab World Ministries Media celebrates 50 years

Arab World Ministries Media celebrates 50 years   Where were you in 1959? In that year, the first section of the M1 motorway opened, the UK began to use postal codes and Barbie dolls first went on sale.      In the backstreets of Marrakech in 1959, Moroccan cooks were bashing spices in their mortars.…

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Sharing your Christian faith with Muslims (2)

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June 2009
Islam

Sharing your Christian faith with Muslims (2)

Sharing your Christian faith with Muslims (2)   Islam is a familiar presence in most Western countries today and, like Christians, Muslims carry a responsibility to share their faith. There are now some 3,000,000 Muslims and over 200 mosques in the UK, while 2,000,000 copies of Muslim newspapers are published here daily.   All…

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Sharing your Christian faith with Muslims

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May 2009
Islam

Sharing your Christian faith with Muslims

Sharing your Christian faith with Muslims   Every Christian needs to consider himself or herself a missionary. Our mission is to make Christ known to those who do not know him, whether they live thousands of miles away or just next door.   The migration of Muslim-background people to the West has resulted in…

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February 2008
Islam

A common word?

A common word? Last October the issue of interfaith dialogue was thrust into the limelight by a letter from 138 Islamic scholars addressed to the pope and other church leaders. At a time of heightened international anxiety over Islamic terrorism, nuclear proliferation and the growth of militant religious fundamentalism, it seemed that moderate Islamic…

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Missionary Spotlight – Pioneer work among the Afars

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February 2008
Islam

Missionary Spotlight – Pioneer work among the Afars

Pioneer work among the Afars The Red Sea Mission Team (RSMT) is an international and interdenominational mission agency that has been partnering evangelical churches in the UK since the early 1950s. Its aim is to preach the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ to Muslims, and to establish churches among them. The main areas…

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