Break down Muslim stereotypes, open alternatives for Christ

Center East (MNN) — Say it with me; the time period terrorist just isn’t equal to the time period Muslim. The time period Muslim can also be not equal to the time period terrorist. Nonetheless, it’s clear Islamophobia is permeating the West and driving concern into the hearts of Christians. Learn extra on the subject right here. 

Prayercast is breaking down widespread stereotypes of Muslims by means of its “Love Muslims” marketing campaign. Prayercast’s Chris Ruge says one particular subject these stereotypes impression is nationwide safety.

“I will be the first to admit that this is not a sound bite issue. There are complex factors involved in conversations there had related to national security. The most important thing that we need to remember as followers of Jesus is that our allegiance is to him first and foremost…And as people of God, grafted into his, into his family and adopted into his family as children of God, we have been called to live according to the precepts that he has laid out for us,” Ruge says.

Concern or Belief?

Generally, this implies changing concern with prayer and trusting God within the course of. Finally, God is in management and makes use of all issues to work for the great of those that love Him. But additionally, if Christians dwell in concern, they might miss out on treasured alternatives to share about Christ’s love, His fact, and the Gospel message.

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“The reality is that God’s bringing them to us. There are cities and towns across America where God has brought Muslim refugees from very hard places so that they would have an opportunity to hear about Jesus Christ. Because the reality is they did not have that opportunity where they were,” Ruge explains.

In some areas the place Muslims might hear the Gospel and reply, the pressures of their communities and even their households are intense and sometimes result in persecution. (Learn in regards to the high 50 international locations the place it’s most troublesome to be a Christian right here.)

Pray for Muslims

Now, as Muslim refugees try and discover a new regular in a rustic that’s not but their very own, and if they don’t enable dangerous stereotypes of Muslims to get of their approach, Christians have the chance to supply Muslims one thing which may by no means be taken away—religion in Christ.

Shifting ahead, pray for Muslims, who additionally usually undergo by the hands of extremists. Pray for God’s safety, but in addition for a possibility to be part of His plan to make His love recognized. Ask God to open alternatives in your life to hope for and with native Muslims. Additionally, pray God would heal those that have been harm by Islamic extremism and are available to a spot of forgiveness and an openness to sharing the Gospel even with those that have been known as their enemies.

Discover extra methods to hope for Muslims by means of the “Love Muslims” marketing campaign right here.



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