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Wedding

Wedding

My neighbours had invited me to join them at a relative’s wedding in a Middle Eastern city.  We were given a tiny welcome cup of coffee when we arrived, then…

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Being the guest: standing on holy ground

Being the guest: standing on holy ground

My experiences of hospitality in the Middle East North Africa, and South Asia, has always been that of generous hospitality. Along with some colleagues, I was invited to an iftar…

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Hospitality: Following the Unwritten Rules

Hospitality: Following the Unwritten Rules

 This blog is the first of a series that will come out over the next months looking at hospitality. Jesus gives us an invitation to come and dine with him, prepares…

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Her name is important

Her name is important

“For men in Egypt and in many other countries in the Middle East, there is a peculiar taboo of not disclosing one’s mother’s name in public, lest her name become…

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Halal Gurls

Halal Gurls

Diaspora ministries to Muslim Women in the West is varied and much more complicated than relating to women in their country of origin. There is the merge of 2 or…

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Sitting with God and his questions

Sitting with God and his questions

Where are you? I am here Lord, speak to me. I get lost sometimes in my busyness, with my life, So I don’t come to you. Please, look for me…

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Ministering in Patronage Cultures. Biblical Models and Missional Applications

Ministering in Patronage Cultures. Biblical Models and Missional Applications

Book Title: Ministering in Patronage Cultures. Biblical Models and Missional Applications Author: Jayson Georges Publisher: IVP Academic 2019 Reviewer: Moyra Dale Patronage has attracted increasing discussion in missiological writings in…

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In hospitality and relationship

In hospitality and relationship

This is the 4th blog which explores the experience of sharing in Life cycle events and rites of passage with our Muslim friends in the light of activity which Cathy…

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Sight, embrace and flourishing

Sight, embrace and flourishing

We continue to explore what can be learnt from participating in the experience of sharing in Life cycle events and rites of passage with our Muslim friends. In the first…

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Meeting God together whilst sitting with the bereaved

Meeting God together whilst sitting with the bereaved

Last week, on hearing the sad news, I rush to the house of a dear North African friend, suddenly and very unexpectedly made a widow at the tender age of…

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