Resources for Reaching Middle Easterners (Muslims)

Cultural issues:

            Roland Muller, “Honor and Shame: Unlocking the Door.” Xlibris Corporation, 2000. (www.Xlibris.com)

General and basic introduction to what Muslims believe:

            William M. Miller, “A Christian Response to Islam.”  Phillipsburg, N.J.: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishers, 1976

            George W. Braswell, “What You Need to Know about Islam and Muslims.” Nashville: Broadman and Holman Publishers, 2000.

Evangelism:

            Arabic/English version of the “Four Spiritual Laws”  (Available through Campus Crusade for Christ Australia at www.hereslife.com —  After entering the site, click on “Download Bilingual Gospel Tracts” and then “Select Tracts to View”)

            Multilanguage version of “JESUS” video with Old Testament introduction

Apologetics/Evangelism:

            “The Five Principles.” Henry Aoun and NAMESTAN

            Norman Geisler and Abdul Saleeb, “Answering Islam: The Crescent in the Light of the Cross.” Grand Rapids: Baker, 2002.

Discipleship/Evangelism:

            David Shenk  “People of God”  (This is a Bible correspondence course intended for studying the Scriptures with a Muslim who wants to look for himself at what the Scriptures teach.  The course is comprised by four separate booklets:  “The Beginning of People,” “God’s Covenant with People,” “God Loves People” and “The People of Faith.”
            The course is available from:
            Multi-Language Media Inc.
            PO Box 301
            Ephrata, PA.  17522
            717-738-0582
            http://www.multilanguage.com/

             Bill Perry, “Storyteller’s Bible Study for Internationals” is also available from Multi-Language Media.”  It was published in 1991.

              William J. Saal, “Reaching Muslims for Christ.” Chicago: Moody Press, 1991  (We especially recommend “Part 3: Strategies for Ministry” which includes these chapters–14. Communicating the Gospel; 15. Approaching Problem Areas;  16. Contextualization in an Arab Muslim Environment; 17. A Model for Using the Bible with Muslims; and 18. Resources for Muslim Evangelism.)