Did you know Muslims believe in Jesus' miracles? Or that only 20% of Muslims are Arabic? These twelve quick talking points may surprise you, and after twelve minutes reading them you'll probably know more about Islam than all of your friends.......put together.
From Neighbor to Friend
This is our introduction to Islam designed for individual or group study. Available as a free download here. Printed copies will soon be available in our store.
Language and Etiquette
So you'd like to reach out - but aren't sure what to say or how to say it? Language and customs matter, and we don't want to accidentally offend or miscommunicate. Click here for guidelines that will help you and others be comfortable in conversation or at an interreligious event.
Islam 101 (and 201, and...)
The life of Muhammad, the basic teachings of Islam, the tough topics of women, war and violence - how do we find reliable information? We've compiled a list of books and videos you can trust to be balanced and accurate.
Discover Islam DVD's
We have been gifted with a large quantity of Discover Islam DVD's. This set of 6 videos is beautifully produced and offers a positive introduction to Islam. We have them available to churches and schools here for the price of postage alone; they can also be purchased directly at www.discoverislam.com.
What Do the Denominations Say About Islam?
It's true that Christians and Muslims battled during the Crusades and elsewhere in history. It is also true that Christian leaders have explicitly and repeatedly expressed respect for Islam and called for reconciliation with Muslims. Click here for more.
Invite a Speaker
Many cities have organizations intended to help educate the community about Islam. If there's a mosque or Islamic Center in your area, ask them for a recommendation. In Minnesota the Islamic Resource Group has excellent speakers who present to on a variety of topics. They accept but do not require a stipend. Or contact us.