Why Muslims Should Advocate Biblical Inerrancy

This article was original published on Southern Equip and can be accessed here. In any conversation between a Christian and a Muslim, one of the first disputed topics is the authenticity of the Bible. Usually Christians are told they have a falsified or corrupted Bible, or that the Bible they possess today is not actually … Continued

Should Christians Use the Quranic Name of Jesus in Arabic Bible Translations?

  A Response to Martin Accad’s “What’s in a Name? A Case for using ‘Isa in Arabic Translations of the Bible” Click here to download this article in PDF format.   The Quran refers to Jesus by the Arabic name “Isa.” However, Arabic-speaking Christians use a different Arabic name, based on Jesus’ Hebrew name Yeshua, … Continued

Why You Should Share the Gospel with Muslims Today

For the past 12 years, I have been involved in ministry to Muslims. For the majority of those years my philosophy has been: become friends first and then share the Gospel. But I found that the longer I was friends with a Muslim, the harder it became to get to the Gospel message. I would … Continued

Mic to the Middle, Please: “Sacred Misinterpretation” Seeks to Steer Christian-Muslim Interfaith Dialog toward “Moderate” Voices -A Critical Reflection

The Context Few books are written in a vacuum. Martin Accad, a top-flight scholar on Middle Eastern Christianity and Islam, sets the contextual background for writing Sacred Misinterpretation: Reaching Across the Muslim-Christian Divide in the first sentence of his Preface: “Many books have been written about Islam since September 11, 2001…” Accad references this event … Continued

New Testament Implications of the Kerygma: A Response to Martin Accad’s “Christian Attitudes Toward Islam and Muslims”

Christian scholars of Islamic Studies who offer advice on the proper approach to Islam and Muslims from a thorough knowledge of both Islam and the Gospel are quite few and far between, and thus deserve the respectful attention of the global Church. Whether one agrees with their advice or not, such scholars should be appreciated … Continued