Arab Professionals

Over the course of the last year more than 500 Arab Christian lawyers, doctors, and business people have gone through an evangelism/discipleship program. 100 have committed to become professional Christian workers, an engagement which involves at least 10 hours of ministry activity each week. Their professions are their ministry platforms! Please take a moment and pray for them! Challenge: Let …

Every Imam in France!

France is home to the largest Muslim population in Europe. Around 5 million Muslims, mainly from North Africa reside there, representing 7.5% of the population. Many Christian believers have a passion to share the Gospel of Jesus with North Africans living in France and neighboring countries. Thousands are being exposed to the gospel every year and hundreds of young converts are benefiting …

Wish Your Muslim Friends a Happy New Year!

This weekend around the world, Muslims will celebrate Islamic New Year. Some countries set the date astronomically, while others wait to observe local sightings of the moon.  This is not to be confused with Nowruz (springtime Persian New Year) which is based on a solar calendar rather than a lunar one.  Some Muslim-Americans will choose to fast and pray during this month, though it …

Arab American Festival in Phoenix

All sorts of Arab-American events take place throughout the year across our nation like education panels, networking events, awareness efforts, cultural activities and community services. One huge Arab-American festival is taking place this weekend (October 18th & 19th) in Phoenix.  It is the largest multi-cultural event in Arizona; 25.000 attend each year.  There is everything from a hookah lounge to dancing and …

Ramadan in the USA

Ramadan, a month of daytime fasting, draws attention to our 3rd largest religion.  The Muslim population in the U.S. has increased most dramatically in the 20th century, due to a higher birth rate and the immigration of Arabs and South Asians.  About 72% of American Muslims are 1st or 2nd generation Americans.  2005 saw a great increase in the number …

Who’s Celebrating Ramadan in the USA?

“According to the US Department of State,  the largest ethnic groups of American Muslims are those of South Asian, Arab and African-American descent.”   Note: The US Census Bureau does not survey religious affiliation; these figures result from careful evaluation of estimates from various institutions and organizations.