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John Ragon

Ramadan 15: What Does the Bible Say About Jesus?

The most vital thing for each of us is to know and follow Jesus Christ as our personal Lord and Savior. For most of us in the American church, this … Continue reading

John Ragon May 19, 2019
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Ramadan prayer – India

Summary of India Eighty percent of Indians are Hindu, but India still boasts the third largest Muslim population. Soon after India gained independence from Great Britain, Muslims desired to have … Continue reading

Snowbird Wilderness Outfitters May 18, 2019
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Ramadan prayer – Pakistan

Summary of Pakistan Pakistan is a hot, dry country that borders India, China, Afghanistan, and Iran. The people have been through several major wars in the past century, and continued … Continue reading

Snowbird Wilderness Outfitters May 17, 2019
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Ramadan: Fight the Common Fears that Halt Our Faithfulness

We’ve been learning a lot about what Muslims believe, but mere knowledge doesn’t get us very far along toward sharing the message of Jesus with those lost in the lies … Continue reading

Snowbird Wilderness Outfitters May 16, 2019
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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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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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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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