Almost a quarter of the people on earth identify with the religion of Islam. Islam is a fast-growing religion, especially in the Western world. In today’s climate, there is a ton of misinformation and confusion on what Islam actually stands for. Everyone seems to have an opinion on what it means to be Muslim, but how do we know what is fact and what’s fiction?
Muslims and Christians have more in common than one may think. As Christians, it’s essential that we understand how to engage and share the love of Christ with the Muslim world. There is so much hate, anger, judgement and prejudice towards the Muslim community and as Christians we want to show them love.
The best way to begin to communicate and have conversations with the Muslim community is through understanding and acceptance. By learning about their religion, what is stands for, and why they worship the way they do, we are better able to spread Christ’s love. Here are the 6 basic things that every Christian should know about Muslims.