iHOPE Blogs

Optimize Gospel-centered Prayer

Praying with someone - in Jesus’ name - is one of the simplest, most effective things you can do, especially with other-faith friends. In this episode, you’ll learn how to 1) optimize the differences between Christian and Muslim prayers; 2) initiate prayer, and quickly identify ...
How to pray for Muslims

How to pray for Muslims, Buddhists, and Hindus

While many Christians focus on HOW to pray for Muslims, Buddhists, and Hindus, few are praying WITH them. This is a problem because praying together with friends of other faiths in Jesus’ name is one of the simplest and most effective things Believers can do ...

How to Look for a “Person of Peace”

We’ve been unpacking 5 Bible Essentials every Christian should know and do with Muslims. On this episode, we’re diving into Essential #2: How to look for a Person of Peace. Learn what this Essential means and how to apply it practically, in your everyday life. ...
Steps to share your faith

Steps to share your faith today, this week, and this month

If you’re a Jesus follower, you probably know you should be sharing your biblical faith. The uncomfortable truth is that while many Christians know God, they’ve been apathetic or apprehensive about making Him known especially across cultures. Here are some steps you can take immediately, ...

Sharing the Gospel in One Sentence

Sharing the gospel of Christ can seem daunting, especially with people of other faiths (like Muslims, Buddhists, and Hindus). If no one taught you how, and you’ve never seen it done before, how would you know? Where would you start? Well, you could search “share ...

The 5 Essentials: Fundamentals for sharing your faith

One of the biggest blunders we all make when we set out to share our Christian faith is to build a relationship with everything but Jesus. We love on people. We hint and hope. Yet these are not strategies for sharing our biblical faith. No, ...

Raised Christian in Islamic-ruled nations. What’s it like?

Can you imagine growing up persecuted for your biblical faith while living in Islamic-ruled nations? Host Renod Bejjani doesn't have to imagine. He grew up in once-Christian nations that shifted to 99% Muslim. Similar patterns are happening now in Western nations. Yet you can help ...

When You Face Resistance to Sharing Your Faith

Have you felt the nudge to share your Christian faith with a non-Believer, yet resisted and stayed silent? If so, this is for you. This is a true story from an iHOPE Blue Cord Study Leader who found a creative way for overcoming resistance and ...

3 Rules for Sharing the Gospel Across Cultures

We all want to be successful when we share the gospel. No one wants to fail. So, we often put burdens on ourselves before we muster the courage to point others to Christ. We imagine we’ve got to develop and rehearse a well-crafted testimony, be ...

Loving Your Neighbors Starts Here

If I asked you specific questions about how you're loving your neighbors right now, would your answers be vague or would you have a specific story to tell? There's no judgment here if you're not loving your neighbors as you know you should. Most Christians ...