Tag Archives: Middle East

MIDDLE EASTERN REVIVAL

PMT 2016-033 by J. D. King
Christian Iranian pastor

[Gentry note: This is an excellent news article showing the power of the gospel as it exercises its influence in Muslim lands. Pray for our Christian brothers in the Middle East!]

More Muslims have committed to follow Christ in the last 10 years than in the last 15 centuries of Islam. In spite of great difficulty and turmoil, Christianity is unquestionably expanding throughout the Islamic world. God is up to something amazing in a region that many have thought was unreachable.

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REVIVAL IN THE MIDDLE EAST?

Revival Mid EastPMT 2015-146 by J. D. King (World Revival Network)

The churning, tempestuous world looks remarkably different than many imagine. This is undoubtedly true if you’re an average American.

In the darkest corners of the Middle-East there’s a revival beginning that’s unprecedented in the history of world missions. I’ve previously reflected on it here and here, but I wanted to take this amazing story further than before. Continue reading

RISING TIDE OF MUSLIM CONVERTS TO CHRISTIANITY

Muslim ChristianPMT 2014-130 by Warren Cole Smith (World magazine, 7/28/14)

If you spend any time keeping up with the news, you know that radical Islam is a significant and destructive force in the world. David Garrison, does not disagree with that assessment, but he says it’s only part of the story. There is also a revival in the Muslim world, Garrison says. He believes between 2 and 7 million former Muslims have converted to Christianity in the past two decades, and he has impressive research to back up his claim. He documents his findings in his book A Wind in the House of Islam.

Garrison has a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and spent more than 25 years as a missionary with the Southern Baptist Convention’s International Missions Board. I had this conversation with Garrison in Atlanta at the recent International Christian Retail Show.

Many people, when they think of the Muslim world, feel discouraged by radical Islam. Your book has kind of a more hopeful message. What is it? Continue reading