Nov
24
2014

REVIEW: Islam by Braswell

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George W. Braswell Jr.’s Islam: Its Prophet, Peoples, Politics and Power is a concise yet fairly comprehensive introduction to the history, doctrines, and practice of Islam. Braswell, a Baptist professor of missions, has spent the majority of his career understanding and teaching on the beliefs of Islam, in both Muslim and Christian contexts. Though an […]

Nov
9
2014

REVIEW: A Muslim View of Christianity by Ayoub

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In A Muslim View of Christianity: Essays on Dialogue (Faith Meets Faith), Mahmoud Ayoub attempts to initiate, describe and model Muslim/Christian dialogue. These collected lectures are meant as an honest appraisal of the history of Muslim/Christian dialogue, our commonalities, and our differences. While Ayoub seems to make no compromises on the core beliefs of his […]

Nov
1
2014

Spiritual Disciplines 05 – ACTS

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This post is part of a series. Yet another acronym for prayer, this study method is very popular, in part because of how easy the acronym is to remember. Adoration Spend time praising God. This pushes our earthly concerns to the periphery and refocuses us on the love, power, and care of God that we […]

Oct
31
2014

Spiritual Disciplines 04 – SOAP

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This post is part of a series. This very popular method of devotional scripture study has four steps, outlined in the acrostic SOAP. Begin by opening your journal (this is a written exercise). And by the way, there is an iOS app for this! Check out The SOAP app on iTunes! Scripture Choose the passage you […]

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