How Has Islam Affected the United States?

Islam Isn't an "Over There" Problem...It's a Right Here, Right Now Problem.

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An Egyptian by birth and an obstetrician/gynecologist by profession, Dr. Mark Christian – destined to become a Sunni religious leader – diverted destiny, ditched Islam, and eventually became devoted to the Christian faith. | Read More |

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From the Blog

Reflexive compulsion among Americans

Eventually, you have to clean under the furniture as well… The aftermath of the murders in Charleston South Carolina last week has revealed a dangerously reflexive compulsion among America society – one that seeks to remedy real problems with symbolic solutions. Not unlike the slovenly bachelor who, rather than clean up a spill on the […]

But, the Pope is infallible…

isn’t he?? In today’s world, politics infects everything – commerce, education, entertainment, news coverage and sadly, even religion.  Both ends of the political spectrum have long sought to identify themselves with the imprimatur of religious authority, seeking validation for secular policies on religious grounds. Each side has gone about this in different ways, with conservatives […]

American law or Sharia law?

The preference of American Muslims in Minneapolis Recently, a filmmaker sought to discover the feelings of Muslim residents of a Minneapolis neighborhood regarding American law and Sharia law.  Specifically, he asked which they would rather follow and see enforced as the “law of the land.” “Do you feel more comfortable living under American law or […]

Reeling and Healing

What man meant for evil God meant for good.  As we look back on our week here in the United States and see what happened in Charleston, SC we saw evil personified.  But what has come out of that should fill us with hope.  Followers of Jesus did not respond with hate, but with love […]