On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave talks with Dr. Ibrahim about some of the most significant barriers to evangelism with Muslims, the first steps of developing a genuine loving friendship with Muslims, and his new book, Reaching Your Muslim Neighbor for the Gospel (Crossway, 2022).
What you’ll hear in this episode
- Some of the most significant barriers to evangelism with Muslims.
- Distinguishing Islam from Muslims.
- The major theological misconceptions that Muslims have about Christianity and the significance of that.
- One of Dr. Ibrahim’s favorite stories of a Muslim coming to Christ.
- Why reading the Bible with Muslims is important and some good stories to share with them.
- One of the first steps toward developing a genuine loving friendship with a Muslim.
About Our Guest
A.S. Ibrahim (PhD, University of Haifa; PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary) is a professor of Islamic studies and the director of the Jenkins Center for the Christian Understanding of Islam at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author of Conversion to Islam and Basics of Arabic.
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Dave Jenkins is happily married to his wife, Sarah. He is a writer, editor, and speaker living in beautiful Southern Oregon. Dave is a lover of Christ, His people, the Church, and sound theology. He serves as the Executive Director of Servants of Grace Ministries, the Executive Editor of Theology for Life Magazine, the Host and Producer of Equipping You in Grace Podcast, and is a contributor to and producer of Contending for the Word. He is the author of The Word Explored: The Problem of Biblical Illiteracy and What To Do About It (House to House, 2021), The Word Matters: Defending Biblical Authority Against the Spirit of the Age (G3 Press, 2022), and Contentment: The Journey of a Lifetime (Theology for Life, 2024). You can find him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, or read his newsletter. Dave loves to spend time with his wife, going to movies, eating at a nice restaurant, or going out for a round of golf with a good friend. He is also a voracious reader, in particular of Reformed theology, and the Puritans. You will often find him when he’s not busy with ministry reading a pile of the latest books from a wide variety of Christian publishers. Dave received his M.A.R. and M.Div through Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.