Latest Islam posts

Caliphate – what Caliphate?

Many Christians and Muslims share something in common; both are grieving for what they see as the ‘glory days’ of a lost Empire. While most Anglo-Saxons are content to engage with this reality through democratic means, there is a certain type of political activist – found in the ranks of […]

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ISIS Part 2 – “terrorists” or re-instaters of Caliphate?

Sean Oliver-Dee is a friend of mine who is well placed to help us understand that while a ‘grace and truth’ response to ordinary Muslims goes on, Islam, as an political ideology, also needs to be engaged by Christians, at the political level. ISIS aims to create a new Islamic […]

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ISIS – “terrorists” or re-instaters of Caliphate?

The events in Iraq have been very much in the news. This guest blog by a friend of mine, is in two parts. It helps us understand who ISIS are – what they are trying to do – and why. Part 1 is below, part 2 is also now available. […]

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Shared Destination – Messiah

The sons of Ishmael (Arabs) and the sons of Isaac (Jews) are sons of Abraham and first cousins to each other. They both became patriarchs of peoples and both received specific divine promises. While it would be ‘over-egging it’ to suggest that Jew and Arab share the same destiny, it […]

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The Best of Times, The Worst of Times

This is a guest post by John Needham who has lived and worked in Pakistan for several years. Three humanitarian workers were recently shot dead in Kabul. They were going into the hospital in which two of them worked when a security guard unslung his Kalashnikov and shot them dead: […]

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Muslims are Changing Allegiance to Jesus

The killing in Woolwich highlighted again the reality that some non-Muslim Britons (i.e. probably in the hundreds) are converting – not just to Islam, but – to fascist expressions now being referred to as ‘Islamism’. But what would you say if I told you that around the world, people from […]

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Why Muslims follow Islam?

Islam is a huge global phenomenon. 1 in almost every 5 people on earth is a Muslim (i.e. 1.6 billion). If we believe in the sovereignty of God, the birth and growth of Islam cannot be a mistake. There must be a reason in the purposes of God who works […]

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