Want Jesus Instead Why Muslims Convert
Townhall.com ^ | March 24, 2008 | Chuck Colson
This article is somewhat suspicious with its glowing claims to say
the least. All of the numbers sound like bloated evangelistic reports. We do
know that there are a number of disaffected Muslims that leave their faith and
the majority either become secularists or Roman Catholics, so the claims here
to start that Muslims convert because they want Jesus appear to be patently
false. And the numbers of those who convert in these closed Muslim countries
are completely unknown and thus are rank speculation. And even the numbers in
the EU of Muslims converting are completely unknown. If these things were true Roman catholic
churches would be filled with Muslim converts and all reports declare that the
churches in the EU and
In church yesterday, as you celebrated Easter, did you notice anything—or anyone—unusual?
In churches all over the world, there were millions of people celebrating the resurrection of Christ, who were not there just a few years ago—because they were worshipping in a mosque instead.
It is thrilling evidence that God is doing a mighty work among Muslims.
According to the website Islam Watch, in
In his book Epicenter, author Joel Rosenberg details amazing stories of
Muslims converting to Christianity. In
The stories are even more amazing in the heart of the
These conversions have not escaped the notice of Islamic leaders. In 2001, Sheikh Ahmad Al Qatanni, a leading Saudi cleric, delivered the disturbing news on Al-Jazeera: Every day, he said, “16,000 Muslims convert to Christianity . . . every year, that is six million Muslims becoming Christians . . . A tragedy has happened.” It is possible the sheikh was inflating his numbers to incite a reaction against Christianity. But clearly, something is happening.
How thrilling to learn that so many Muslims have been set free from the chains of their sins—just as you and I have—by the power of Christ’s blood! We must pray for these new brothers and sisters; many are being violently persecuted for their new-found faith.
These millions of conversions give us one more reason to rejoice this Easter
season. Yes, we may be in a great clash of civilizations; battling Islamo-fascists who threaten to kill us. And the future may
at times look bleak. But never despair: God is on His throne, bringing people
into His kingdom from the very heart of Islam.