What is God like?

Christianity Islam Theology

Islam, like Christianity, embraces the God-given gift of reason to reflect upon God. A creature’s greatest and most worthy object of reflection is its Creator. “The highest science, the loftiest speculation, the mightiest philosophy, which can engage the attention of a child of God, is the name, the nature, the person, the doings, and the […]

Do Muslims and Christians worship the same God?

Theology

The wheaton controversy On December 15, 2015, Wheaton College, a flagship of evangelical educational institutions, placed one of its professors on administrative leave for “theological statements that seemed inconsistent with [their] doctrinal convictions.” Five days prior, donning a hijab and staking her position on a variety of controversial matters, Larycia Hawkins had stated on Facebook, […]

How to evangelize a Muslim

Jesus Theology

Rev. Fikret Böcek  — His testimony of conversion in Christ The Protestant Church of Smyrna, Turkey The testimony of the Gospels provides the most reliable witness to Christ. Preach the Gospel as it is! Do not soft-pedal around biblical terminology to please Muslim hearers. Be clear about what you believe and why you believe it. Know the […]

Lost in translation

Theology

Bill Nikides 2010 i2 Insider Movement Conference Lost in Translation: Insider Movements and Biblical Interpretation People of the Book We are all privileged and perplexed to live in interesting times. So much has changed already in my half-century. When I came to Christ back in 1973, the one and only thing I did not expect […]