Muslim Kurban Meat: To Eat or Not to Eat?

Doug Coleman Anthropology, Central Asia, Cross Cultural Ministry, Islam 4 Comments

[Note: This is a guest post from a friend and colleague used with his permission. Whether you agree with the conclusions or not, I think the post is a good example of how to think through issues from biblical, theological, and anthropological angles.] My family will likely never forget our first Sacrifice Holiday (Kurban) here in Central Asia. Behind our …

Doug ColemanMuslim Kurban Meat: To Eat or Not to Eat?

Plausibility Structures and Reaching Muslims

Doug Coleman Cross Cultural Ministry, Islam 3 Comments

Within a short time of our first meeting, Abraham offered me an invitation. “If you’re a Christian, go ahead and convince me that Christianity is true.” I accepted, and we began to spend significant time together, discussing various topics related to the Bible, the gospel, and Christianity. One day Abraham stated rather matter-of-factly, “I’ve never said the Bible has been …

Doug ColemanPlausibility Structures and Reaching Muslims

Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus

Doug Coleman Book Reviews, Islam 7 Comments

In Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus, Nabeel Qureshi tells the story of his conversion to Jesus after several years of deep intellectual and emotional struggle. Qureshi was born in the United States to parents who had emigrated from Pakistan. Although Nabeel’s father served in the U.S. Navy, Nabeel was raised as a devout Muslim and came of age in post-9/11 America. …

Doug ColemanSeeking Allah, Finding Jesus