Christian - Muslim Interactions

Mary, Baby Jesus, and a Major Misconception

from Shane's Muslim Connect


Her name was Noor. She was curious, compassionate, and smart. She was pursuing on a Phd in math in France, far from her Damascus home. She and my wife, Ann, had talked about family, faith, the growing fear in Syria, and hope for the future. Having asked her a number of questions, Ann backed off a bit and said, “Do you have any questions for me?” 

Children of ISIS

from Shane's Muslim Connect


With the defeat of ISIS in Syria and Iraq comes the death of the caliphate dream. As the smoke clears, we’re beginning to sift through the rubble and look ahead.

As usual, women and children have suffered extraordinarily in this conflict. Here are three sets of kids whose situation remains perilous in a post-ISIS Middle East.

Grateful...and a Challenge for the Gutsy

from Shane's Muslim Connect

Responding with Love

from Shane's Muslim Connect

answerwithloveI saw something stunning this week: A young woman shared her story of deciding to follow Jesus in a country that is overwhelmingly Muslim. She endured intimidation, rape and other brutality before eventually fleeing for her life. 

Alumnus Influences Community

While sharing the value of Encountering the World of Islam, a pastor tells of how God has already been using the course.