Lately there have been some exciting reports of Muslims turning to Christ. In the recent CHRISTIANITY TODAY magazine there is an article about why Muslims are converting. Also, listening to S and W who just got back from Asia talk about how the churches are growing over there, because of the work the Christians are doing with relief efforts, etc., is so exciting. Also reports of people coming to Christ in Iraq are well, incredible. There seems to be a church planting movement over there that, well, not many know about.
I think of all the work throughout the whole world done by Christians - hospitals, orphanages, schools, etc., etc., and then I read of the lack of them by the other faiths. Pretty amazing.
This sounds prejudiced . . . against Islam, Hinduism, etc. There are a lot of pretty nice folks in those religions. And some pretty ornery folks in Christianity.
I could get into apologizing for my beliefs - --
but I won't.
Even in spite of the Inquisition and the Crusades - and other yucky stuff done in the name of Christ, I'll let him speak for Himself. . . like, "I am the way, the truth, and the life. . . "
I hope I don't get so used to that that I cease to think of it as amazing.
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