Muslim-Christian Dinner Club: You Can Do It, Too!!!

by Thomas Davis In our metro area, we wanted to create a partnership between a mosque and a church around one simple idea: getting people together who have reason to remain isolated from one another. Thus, we formed the Apex Mosque/Fellowship of Christ Dinner Club. What Is the Apex Mosque/Fellowship of Christ Dinner Club? The […]

Real Friendship with Real People with Whom We Have Real Differences

A recent gathering, in the Davis home, of the Apex Mosque/Fellowship of Christ Dinner Club. We gather monthly for a halal (permissible for Muslims) potluck meal, lots of laughter and friendship-building, and occasional serious talk as well. At present, we are exploring ways we can work together as Muslims and Christians to serve refugees moving […]

Through Windows and Around Tables

Inside the Embassy of Finland, in Washington, DC, where a collection of religious leaders, and others, gathered to discuss the Marrakesh Declaration.   by Nathan Elmore In April, I had the pleasure of visiting the Embassy of Finland, a modernist, Euro-chic building sitting quietly along Embassy Row on Massachusetts Avenue in Washington, DC. As an […]

Looking Like Jesus: Proof Texts and Actions

by Martin Brooks I recently took my Syrian imam friend to a Christian college to speak. He was a guest lecturer in “Cross Cultural Communications” classes, a “Theology of Missions” class and a “Church Planting” class. It was really interesting to hear how the imam approached these topics from an Islamic perspective. When chapel rolled […]