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Category: 2014 Ramadan Prayer


Setting the Captives Free

For the past thirty days, we have been “contending for the captives” of Islam – both Muslim and non-Muslims. We encouraged each of you to “contend with skill and commitment in opposing whatever is not of faith on behalf of…

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Islam’s Lost Identity

In order to completely deal with a spiritual issue, God looks at the root. At the root of Islam is an identity crisis. All Muslims consider themselves the spiritual descendants of Ishmael, Abraham’s son. In fact, Muhammad was a direct…

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I am Iraqi, I am Christian

As Christians and Muslims gathered in a Baghdad church on Sunday afternoon, Manhal Younis cried and said, “I can’t feel my identity as an Iraqi Christian.” The woman next to her in the pew, a Muslim, reached out to her…

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Night of Power

The Night of Power ( in Arabic) is the holiest night of the year in Islam. It commemorates the night that Muslims believe Muhammad received the first revelations of the Qur’an, which are recorded in the first five verses of…

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The Forgotten Girls of Nigeria

Tuesday marked the 100th day since the terrorist group Boko Haram kidnapped approximately 200 schoolgirls from their school in Nigeria. Deborah Sanya, an eighteen-year-old who managed to escape the kidnappers described her ordeal to the New Yorker magazine. She said…

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The Australian Jihadist Cheerleader

There are two emerging Islamic religious figures from the West that have become especially popular with foreign fighters that have joined the rebel forces in the Syrian civil war. These two Westerners, American Ahmad Musa Jibril and Australian Musa Cerantonio,…

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Western “Cheerleaders” of Jihad

NBC News reported more than 160,000 people including over 8,000 children have been killed in the three-year civil war in Syria. The figure from the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights includes civilians, members of the Syrian military, foreign fighters and…

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