Zach Mabry

The Virtue of Running Toward Danger

Kendrick Castillo and Riley Howard made headlines last week because of their bravery in the face of evil. They sacrificed their lives for the lives of others and our nation … Continue reading

Zach Mabry May 14, 2019
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John Ragon

5 Pillars – Pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia

The Pilgrimage to Mecca (hajj) Every Muslim with the financial and physical ability to travel is required to take at least one trip to the Islamic holy city of Mecca … Continue reading

John Ragon May 14, 2019
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SWO19 Summer Breakouts

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Student Breakouts Spiritual Disciplines in a Social Media Age (Rob Conti) In a day and age where so many things are competing for our time and devotion, it is more … Continue reading

John Ragon

5 Pillars – 30 Days of Fasting During Ramadan

Ramadan Fasting (sawm) The month of Ramadan commemorates the time when the Qur’an was handed down to Muhammad, and the Qur’an directs all healthy adults to participate. During the ninth … Continue reading

John Ragon May 13, 2019
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Snowbird Wilderness Outfitters

Ramadan prayer – Iran

Summary of Iran Iran has 95 people groups within its borders, and most of them are unreached (less than 2% Christian). However, the Joshua Project has pointed out that Iran … Continue reading

Snowbird Wilderness Outfitters May 12, 2019
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Snowbird Wilderness Outfitters

Ramadan prayer – Indonesia

Each weekend, we’ll be posting some prayer points focused on several countries with the largest Muslim populations. Ultimately, it is most helpful for us to view the world in terms … Continue reading

Snowbird Wilderness Outfitters May 11, 2019
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John Ragon

5 Pillars – Alms Tax for the Poor and the Needy

Required Tax for the Poor and Needy (zakat) Islamic law requires Muslims to pay a tax, referred to as “alms” (zakat). This tax is usually a 2.5% tax levied on … Continue reading

John Ragon May 10, 2019
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John Ragon

5 Pillars: The 5 Daily Prayers of Islam

Five Daily Prayers (Salat ) Muslims are required to pray fives times each day, facing Mecca in the East. These prayers are delivered up to Allah at dawn, noon, mid-afternoon, sunset, … Continue reading

John Ragon May 9, 2019
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John Ragon

5 Pillars: The Muslim Profession of Faith

What are the Five Pillars of Islam? The five pillars of Islam summarize the daily obedience required of Muslims. Islam teaches that this is how obedience to Allah should show … Continue reading

John Ragon May 8, 2019
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John Ragon

Islamic Culture: Love and Respect Muslims, Locally and Globally

“If Christians are to understand their Muslim neighbors (locally and globally), love them as Christ commanded, and share with them effectively, it is necessary that we grasp how they understand … Continue reading

John Ragon May 7, 2019
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