Imam Karim's story
This is a real-life story of recent events from one of the local Mahabba groups in the Network. Names and details have been deliberately removed to protect the identity of those involved, but praise God - he is working in the lives of Muslims to reveal Jesus!
Not what you may be expecting
Imam Karim calmly talked of his upbringing, his pride in Islam and, in a matter of fact tone, how he regarded Christianity as not worth considering, as too easy to be taken seriously.
The gasps and stunned looks on the faces of the Christians said it all.
Imam Karim was being interviewed before an audience of Christians but the involuntary responses I witnessed came from my friends watching the DVD as part of the Friendship First Course.
Twenty minutes later Imam Karim was on again telling them how God had spoken to him, commanded him to follow Christ and then the hardships he passed through.
The difference in the room was palpable.
They had come to learn something about sharing Jesus with Muslims.
I think they expected it to be hard work and problem-focussed.
At the end, one of them shook his head and said,
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