Archive - February 1, 2016

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Monthly Prayer Journal: February 2016
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Loving, Not Fearing, Your Muslim Neighbor

Monthly Prayer Journal: February 2016

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Thank you for joining us in praying for TEAM’s work around the world.   1 JAPAN Roberta Peabody writes, “Please pray for the follow-up of The Celebration of Love with Franklin Graham that was held in Tokyo in November with over 39,000 people in attendance over the three days. The final day had a 1300 member gospel choir (which I was part of) and nearly 60% of the choir were non-Christians who sing Gospel as a ‘hobby’.” 2 SOUTHERN AFRICA Brett and Evelyn Miller write, “Pray for Zion Bible College in 2016. Pray that we be sensitive to, and then…

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Loving, Not Fearing, Your Muslim Neighbor

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As Muslims continue to migrate to the United States, the opportunity for Muslim ministry is greater than ever.

Today, we welcome a long-term worker in the Middle East to the TEAM blog. He shares his thoughts on the unprecedented opportunity North Americans have today to engage in Muslim ministry. Because of governmental opposition to the Gospel and gospel workers in his region, his identity will remain anonymous. When I was a newcomer to the Middle East 30 years ago, I quickly realized that effective communication requires interpreting language through the filter of culture. For example, the common phrase “Bukra, Insha’Allah” is easily translated as “Tomorrow, if Allah wills.” But with time and experience, I learned that in application, the real meaning is…

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