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Islam & Christianity: How Prayer is Different (Part 2 of 2)

Find out the differences between Muslim and Christian prayers. Hear real-life stories that illustrate how simple it can be for you to pray with a Muslim in the name of Jesus. Get practical, next steps that you can apply, including the most fruitful gospel prayer ...

Islam & Christianity: How Prayer is Different

Muslims work hard, praying five times a day. What are those prayers? Does God answer them? In this insightful episode, you’ll hear from Safiiya, a former Muslim from an Islamic-ruled nation, who shares an insightful, insider perspective on the differences between Islam and Christian prayers. ...

Demystify Easter for Muslims

Many Muslims don’t know what Christians are celebrating during Easter. Asma thought it had something to do with rabbits and chocolate eggs, certainly not the Crucifixion. In this episode, hear Asma unpack what she understood about Easter when she practiced Islam. Enjoy fascinating, real-life stories ...

Ramadan: The Inside Scoop from 2 former Muslims (2 of 2)

Part 2: Get the inside scoop about Ramadan from two former Muslims who share insightful, helpful things you should know. This episode (2 of 2) is packed with inspiring, real-life stories and practical applications that will give you courage and confidence to engage as an ...

Ramadan: The Inside Scoop from 2 former Muslims (1 of 2)

Get the inside scoop about Ramadan from two former Muslims who share insightful, helpful things you should know. This episode (1 of 2) is packed with inspiring, real-life stories and practical applications that will give you courage and confidence to engage as an authentic Christian ...

When You’re Discouraged: Lessons from Nehemiah

Have you been discouraged? Here's a lesson from Nehemiah. I once had a boss who nicknamed me “Pollyanna” because I found the good in everything.  Most of the time, he did not use that nickname as a compliment, yet it didn’t discourage me. I embraced ...

An OT symbol gives moral courage today

We are all prone to forget who God is, who we are in Him, and what He called us to do. Our natural inclination is to pull back as if everything rested on ourselves - on our own power and our own words - rather ...

When Sharing Your Faith is Outside Your Comfort Zone

Is sharing your faith outside your comfort zone? It was for me too. I didn’t think I could ever do it. Yet science tells us that purposefully putting ourselves in slightly uncomfortable new situations helps us grow. So, when you intentionally stretch yourself just a ...

4 Ways to Share Jesus Across Cultures at Christmas

Can you imagine yourself sharing Jesus across cultures during Christmas? It’s easier than most people imagine, plus it’s a lot of fun. And most importantly, your intentional, humble witness can have eternal significance. Here are four ways you can share Jesus across cultures at Christmas. ...

What does it mean to declare God’s glory?

In the Church, we often throw around the word “glory” as if everyone already knows what we’re talking about. We read Bible verses and sing all kinds of songs about glorifying God. We even say, “all glory to God” when something good happens.  So, what ...