Archive for March, 2010

March 26th, 2010

One thing Muslims would not tell you

The Jesus Muslims believe in, the one mentioned in the Qur’an and the Hadith, is not Jesus Christ. Therefore, Muslims do not believe in Jesus Christ. They do not believe in Jesus Christ because Jesus Christ suffered and died on the cross while the “Jesus of Islam” never suffered or died because as a prophet of Allah, he could not suffer or die a horrible death. That is the teaching of Islam.

However, one thing that you should know, and Muslims do not tell anyone, Prophet Muhammad died a horrible death. He was a prophet of Allah, and you think he was spared from anguish, right? Not quite. He suffered for more than three years and died. A Jewish woman poisoned him; he suffered from complications for more than three years and died a terrible death. Now there is a prophet of Allah who the Hadith shows died a horrible death.

Muslims should quit denying that Jesus Christ died and resurrected because Jesus Christ is not the “Jesus of Islam” who, in spite of all the excellent attributes he had more than Prophet Muhammad, played a second fiddle to Muhammad. What a joke! Only Muhammad would claim to be getting revelations from God to refute something like the death of Jesus Christ, which happened 600 years before Muhammad was even born, and then set the conditions for how a prophet of his god should live and die (honorably) and then die in a miserable way. That is Islam for you.

March 17th, 2010

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March 17th, 2010

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March 17th, 2010

Speaking

I have spoken in many churches and schools of various Christian denominations: Assemblies of God, Baptist, Catholic, Christian Reformed, Independent, Lutheran, Non-denominational, Protestant Reformed, Reformed, United Reformed and Vineyard  in Kenya and the United States. Please let me know if you would me to speak at your church or school event. Thank you.

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March 15th, 2010

Questions you should ask your Muslim friends

Islam is in the news. Oftentimes the news isn’t good. We hear many atrocious stories about this supposedly peaceful religion. Mainstream Muslims decry what Muslims like Osama bin Laden say and do to Muslims and non-Muslims alike. They argue that Islam does not teach Muslims to be violent. Muslims and non-Muslims are confused because of the conflicting teachings of Islam.

Do you know that mainstream Islam only focuses on the first twelve years of Islam, 610-622 A.D., when the teachings of Prophet Muhammad had not been defined? You should ask your Muslim friends why they selectively follow Muhammad. During this twelve-year period, only one out of the five pillars of Islam was practiced. Muhammad and his companions observed only the five daily prayers. The rest of the five pillars of Islam did not materialize until 631 A.D.

It took Muhammad that long to come up with the rest of the five pillars because he was very indecisive. The Hadith shows that Prophet Muhammad and his fellow Muslims first observed the Arab idol worshipers’ fast in Mecca. And when they migrated to Medina in 622 A.D., they adopted Jews’ fast up until there was fallout a few years later. Muhammad and his companions also performed pilgrimage to Mecca with Arab idolaters before the institution of Hajj in 631 A.D. The Hadith also shows that the present-day pilgrimage has similar rituals as that of Arab idol worshippers’.

Why do mainstream Muslims stick to the earlier teachings of Prophet Muhammad and selectively believe and practice Islam of post-622 A.D. where Islam was defined as a religion? Are they ashamed of practicing authentic Islam? We are left to speculate.

March 5th, 2010

Arabs Don’t Want Palestinian Conflict to End

An Egyptian sociologist and the founder of the Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies in Cairo, Saad Eddin Ibrahim, a Muslim, says Arab countries do not want the Israel-Palestinian conflict to end because they have “vested interests.” These countries were the architects of the present-day nightmares that Israelis and Palestinians live through. They urged Palestinian leaders to reject the two-state solution in 1947, resulting into Palestinians living as refugees in their own land.

I went to school with some Palestinian Muslims and Christians. Some of them still live in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank. I hope and pray for this conflict to end soon.

I believe that Israel has a right to be a country in the Middle East. And the Second Coming of Jesus Christ does NOT depend on the rebuilding of the Temple on the Temple Mount. However, the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock have no right to be on the Temple Mount either, because, contrary to what Muslims say, the Hadith shows that Prophet Muhammad did not ascended to the seven heavens from there. He actually had a dream that he was in Jerusalem prior to the alleged ascension. Why any Muslim would shed his or her blood over Muhammad’s dream or vision causes me to wonder.

Arab countries want this conflict to continue because they benefit financially from the plight of their fellow Arabs in Palestine and Lebanon refugee camps.  Islam and Muslims claim the victim status for a reason. From the widely known claim that Christians and Jews removed references to Prophet Muhammad in the Bible, to Muslims being  “randomly” screened at airports.

Lastly, non-Palestinian Arabs do not want this conflict to end because they do not want the world to look at the Islamic ideology a fresh. Had this conflict not being constantly in the news, the debate would have shifted to the prophethood of Muhammad, the infallibility of the Qur’an and the legitimacy of the Islamic ideology. The cracks in the Crescent would have been carefully scrutinized. Non-Muslims would not have been buying into the current propaganda that essentially misleads the masses to focus only on the first 12 years of Islam and ignore the last 10 years which defines authentic Islam. We should start asking tough questions for the sake of peace in Palestine. Hopefully, with the end of this conflict, the right questions about Islam will be asked.

March 1st, 2010

Autobiography

Countless books have been written on the subject of Islam, making it a daunting task for the reader to select a good one. The lack of consensus among Islamic scholars also makes Islam a very complex topic. These scholars, who supposedly have the task of clearing the confusion in Islam, tend to prevaricate (beat around the bush) when questions that could help to decipher Islam are asked. As a result, ordinary Muslims and non-Muslims are generally victims of misinformation, rummaging through this morass trying to grasp Islamic teachings. Therefore, it is imperative for one to read a book with a clear, concise, and coherent message in order to gain a proper understanding of Islam. Cracks in the Crescent unravels some esoteric aspects of Islam by conspicuously illustrating them throughout my upbringing as a Muslim, my conversion to Christianity and the ensuing persecution. It is an objective appraisal of Islam that utilizes Allah’s word, the Qur’an, and Prophet Muhammad’s sayings, the Hadith, to make its case. (Read the first four chapters HERE.)

WHERE TO BUY

There are a few thousand copies of Cracks in the Crescent in print and are available at Hope College, Calvin College, Reformed Book Outlet and Cornerstone University bookstores and Schuler Books & Music in the United States and CPRF Bookstore in Europe.

Also available at Amazon.com

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March 1st, 2010

Reviews

Cracks in the Crescent (252 pages, paperback, printed by Bethany Press International) has received excellent reviews. (You can read the first four chapters HERE.) Here are samples of what readers and reviewers have to say. So far, it has received nothing but five star ratings on amazon.com

A must read for anyone interested in Muslim-Christian dialogue. An intense story of the author’s struggle to leave Islam, the religion he was raised up in, and the numerous attempts on his life for embracing Christianity. Along his journey, the author discusses several inconsistencies with Islam between theology and its practice and how it affects the Muslim-Christian dialogue.

The author was formally trained in both an Islamic Madrassa and a Christian University—having experienced both religions in personal and dramatic ways. It is from this perspective that he is able to discuss these controversial issues in ways few others could.

David V., College Station, TX.

Informative and Well Written. Excellent. This book presents the stark contrast between Christianity and Islam in a true story narrative. Anyone who is interested in knowing the difference in thought and belief between the two should buy this book and read it.

Steve M., Philadelphia, PA.

Very informative

Charles R.W., Grand Rapids, MI.

truly remarkable testimony of God’s grace…engaging and moving…

Rex M. Rogers, President, SAT-7 USA

He meets his detractors at their level and because of his knowledge of both the Bible and Qur’an, is able to handle questions from Muslims with ease. If you are unfamiliar with Islam and its beliefs, this is an excellent book to have on hand. Christians should know what Muslims think about Christianity and the author has written a book unlike any other that I have read on the subject of Islam. This would also be an excellent book to give to Muslims because it shows quite clearly where they have been misinformed about Christians and in particular Jesus.  If you have Muslim friends you want to get this book!

Interviews & Reviews, Canada

Found it helpful

Dr. Larsen, Professor of Islamic Studies

The fact that it is autobiographical adds an important dimension that most books on Islam lack…. very special.

Dr. R. Greenway, Professor of Missiology


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Newspaper & Magazine Review

“Must read”

Standard Bearer

“Readers will learn much about Islam from a man who has experienced the best and worst of it.”

Grand Rapids Press