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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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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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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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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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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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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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Intro to Islam: What do Muslims believe?

What do Muslims believe? Islam, like Christianity, finds its roots in Abraham of the Old Testament and is also a monotheistic religion. However, that is where the similarities end. Much … Continue reading

John Ragon May 6, 2019
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Ramadan Guide Intro: How to Love and Engage Muslims with the Gospel

This morning, marked the start of Ramadan, the annual 30 days of fasting for Muslims around the world. This morning, 1.8 billion men, women, and children started their day worshipping … Continue reading

Snowbird Wilderness Outfitters May 5, 2019
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Respond: The Presence of the Lord in Times of Anxiety

Brody Holloway: Acts 18: Respond Conference: April 28, 2019 God may be doing any number of things when we suffer or endure difficulty and hardship. But, God never wastes our … Continue reading

Brody Holloway May 2, 2019
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